Texas style barbecue is hard to get in the Washington DC metro area. While there are a couple of places, it's hard to find one my friends from Texas consider authentic. Enter 2 Fifty BBQ, in Riverdale, MD. They not only do Texas style BBQ, they do it well.
York Restaurant week offered me the perfect opportunity to dine in south-eastern Pennsylvania.
Sometimes, the best BBQ comes from the back of a truck at the side of the road.
Just north of the Maryland/Pennsylvania border, about 4 miles from the Interstate 83, lies a small borough called Stewartstown. In it, you'll find one of the best barbecue places around with a rustic atmosphere and fantastic service.
Located in Depew, an eastern suburb of Buffalo, is a classic barbecue joint called Kentucky Greg's Hickory Pit.