LA has one of the best KBBQ scenes in the world—here are the top spots.
Kat Hong, Brant Cox & Nikko DurenJune 16, 2022
LA might not be known as a BBQ town, but that’s changing in a big way.
Brant Cox, Kat Hong & Arden ShoreJuly 19, 2021
7 great Korean BBQ spots in LA that have outdoor seating and grills.
Kat HongMarch 1, 2021
Shady Grove Foods is a BBQ spot in Long Beach that blends Thai, Cambodian, Mexican, and Cajun flavors.
Nikko DurenSeptember 6, 2022
Jin Ju is a cute-family owned KBBQ restaurant in Ktown.
Kat HongJune 16, 2022
Cold Springs is an old stagecoach stop turned restaurant that serves some of the best tri-tip on the Central Coast.
Garrett SnyderJune 16, 2022
Salazar is a Mexican BBQ restaurant in Frogtown that’s gone from excellent to average in just a few short years. The patio, however, remains great.
Brant CoxMay 19, 2022
The Wood is a sports bar in Inglewood where you can eat great. BBQ and catch the game.
Nikko DurenMarch 9, 2022
One of the only barbecue spots in Koreatown that still only uses coal, Soot Bull Jeep specializes in baby back ribs that are sweet and tender.
Brett KeatingMarch 1, 2022
Big Ant's BBQ is a solid barbecue spot in Glassell Park with generous smoked meat platters.
Kat HongFebruary 7, 2022
Bludso’s got a big Hollywood makeover but luckily, it didn’t change the BBQ.
Brant CoxJanuary 14, 2022
Village Tavern’s not fine dining but if you pick your dish right, you can still have a good time. And even if you pick your food wrong, this place is just too damn likeable for you to get <i>too</i> upset.
Written byMichael Burke
The great, lively BBQ joint that the Valley desperately needed.
Written byBrant Cox
Baby Blues is a solid BBQ option everyone in Venice seems to have forgotten about.
Dr. Hogly Wogly’s is a Valley institution and home to some pretty great old-school BBQ.
Handy Market’s Saturday BBQ is a great place to eat barbecue on a weekend in LA.
Moo’s Craft BBQ in Lincoln Heights serves some of the best BBQ not just in LA, but all of California.
Horse Thief is an excellent place to eat BBQ and dodge the crowds at Grand Central Market.
Max City BBQ in Eagle Rock has good all-around BBQ - particularly their St. Louis-style ribs.
A Filipino-Southern BBQ spot worth a visit. Hit it on Wednesdays for their try-it-all $12 special.
Ahgassi Gopchang is a rowdy, smoky BBQ spot in Koreatown with excellent grilled meat.
My Father’s BBQ is an incredible Texas/Alabama-style smoked meats spot in Carson.
Arden ShoreJanuary 14, 2022