LA’s BBQ situation has completely skyrocketed over the last few years, leaving long-time favorites like Baby Blues a bit in the shadows. But to be sure, this Venice original still has the goods and after a long day of suffering through adulthood, you sometimes just need a massive plate of tri-tip in front of you. Get a side of that XXX porno sauce.
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El Huarique Peruvian Cuisine
If you're hungry at the Venice Boardwalk, don't settle for a sub-par burger: El Huarique is offering excellent Peruvian ceviche.
Scopa Italian Roots
Scopa serves very solid Italian-American food, but this Venice spot is more about having a fun night out.
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Salazar in Frogtown is a Mexican BBQ restaurant that’s teaching LA how to be its best self.
Willingham’s World Champion BBQ
Willingham’s BBQ in Redondo Beach serves very solid smoked classics.
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Maple Block Meat Co.
LA might never be known as a BBQ town, but the addition of Maple Block in Culver City shows we’re making our way up the ranks.
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