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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Both neighborhood hangout and special occasion spot, Charcoal is sometimes a bit confusing, but not when it comes to their very tasty food.
For outstanding pasta on the Westside, look no further than Felix on Abbot Kinney in Venice.
Wurstküche in Venice serves excellent (and interesting) sausages and beers in a modern, casual setting.
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Sun Ha Jang
Koreatown BBQ spot Sun Ha Jang really only serves one thing - duck, three different ways. What more do you need?
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.
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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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