County BBQ in Little Italy has had some ups and downs, including closing for two years after a fire and the departure of their original BBQ chef. But despite all that, their BBQ continues to be great. The St. Louis-style ribs are served dry, and heavily coated with a rub that’s so tasty on its own you won’t feel the need to add any sauce. Their smoked pastrami is tender and has the perfect amount of seasoning. And while we love the meat, make sure you order plenty of sides - particularly the corn pudding, pork puppies (hush puppies filled with cheese and pulled pork), and mac and cheese. Come here for a casual weeknight dinner, or with a group during the summer. That way you can sit at one of their large picnic tables and eat your BBQ outside.
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