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Fette Sau

BBQ

BrooklynWilliamsburg

$$$$Perfect For:Big GroupsOutdoor/Patio Situation

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Ladies and gentlemen, we have a new favorite BBQ spot. How it took us so long to get here is beyond me. Quite frankly, it's embarrassing. Now that we've seen it, we can easily say that, if and when Team Infatuation opens our own BBQ restaurant, Fette Sau is the place we'll model it after.

Not only is this a dope BBQ spot, it's the perfect destination for a night (or day) out with a [perfect_for slug=“big-groups”]Big Group[/perfect_for] for some quality grub and booze. Situated inside what used to be an old auto body shop, this gutted garage is raging every night of the week. It's essentially a combination of a Brooklyn beer garden and Texas style BBQ. House cured meats are served by the pound on butcher paper, and beers arrive in different sized jugs and growlers. Set up shop at one of the indoor or outdoor communal tables and you've got all the makings for a hell of an urban picnic.

Food Rundown

Berkshire Pork Sausage

Be aware that they only have six meats available every day and the menu changes daily. All of the meats are smoked in house and seasoned in their own dry rub. The sweet sausage is really good, the spicy sausage even better. You can't beat three bucks for a big fat link of goodness.

Berkshire Belly

You don't see dry rubbed pork belly hanging out by the brick behind a glass counter very often. This is a special occasion. While this belly wasn't incredibly flavorful, it's definitely worth getting a couple of slices. Mmmmmm, pure pig fat. So moist and tasty.

Brisket

This is some excellent brisket. Toss a couple slices of this dripping wet brisket onto a Martin's potato roll, add some homemade chili pepper & vinegar sauce and you've got yourself a nice big bite of heaven.

Berkshire St. Louis Style Pork Ribs

You can taste the quality oozing out of these pork ribs. The rub is what really sets these meaty, tender, delicious pig bones apart.

Guss

Why any restaurants would choose to serve any other kind of pickle is beyond me. Guss' pickles are incredible.

Dante's German Potato Salad

I'm not going to lie, the sides are a little disappointing. The potato salad looks really freakin' good, all chopped up with a mustard dressing of sorts. Oddly, it just doesn't have much taste to it. It's not bad, it's just not amazing. We'll just order more pickles and cole slaw next time.

Burnt End Baked Beans

These beans pack some serious flavor. They're good, but if you're a fan of of Boston style, they might be a little smoky and spicy for your taste.

Cole Slaw

A little soggy, but that didn't stop me from licking the paper bowl clean.

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