Ribs Austin

La Barbecue Pork Ribs (Dose of Vitamin P)

LeAnn Mueller, granddaughter of barbecue legend Louie Mueller and a professional photographer, runs Austin’s second most famous barbecue restaurant, La Barbecue. LeAnn Mueller and partner Ali Clem debuted their trailer in 2012 on 6th...
Ribs Los Angeles

Bigmista’s Barbecue & Sammich Shop Spare Ribs

It feels like farmers market graduates Neil Strawder and wife Phyllis are attempting to smoke out Long Beach, and not in a Snoop Dogg way. Bigmista and his partner in ‘cue now run Bigmista’s...
Ribs Los Angeles

Robert Earl’s BBQ Pork Ribs (Dose of Vitamin P)

Long Beach has built a barbecue scene in the past few years with places like Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Bigmista’s BBQ & Sammich Shop and Robert Earl’s BBQ. Robert Earl grew up in nearby...
Barbecue Los Angeles

Bigmista’s Barbecue Pulled Pork Sammich (Dose of Vitamin P)

At Bigmista’s Barbecue & Sammich Shop, which Neil Strawder and Phyllis Strawder planted at Los Coyotes Center in northeast Long Beach, they smoke meat with almond wood or compressed oak “mojo bricks.” A firetruck...
Barbecue Los Angeles

Hambone’s BBQ Sliced Pork (Dose of Vitamin P)

America’s barbecue capitals primarily consist of North Carolina, Texas, Kansas City and Memphis, but other areas still have contributions to the conversation. In Los Angeles, a city that primarily consists of transplants, Kenneth “Hambone”...
Pastrami Los Angeles

Ugly Drum Pastrami (Food of the Week)

Ugly Drum is the smoked meat concept from Erik Black and Joe Marcos, who recently held a high value Pastrami Pop-Up at the 7thatFig branch of Mendocino Farms. The chefs became friends at Campanile...