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Smokin’ Jarhead – Former Marine Ron Johnson’s Smoked Meats for Catering, Parties, and General Delivery in the DMV

Ron Johnson, aka “Smokin’ Jarhead”┬áis a former marine, now offering some of the best barbecue I’ve ever eaten, and absolutely some of the very best barbecue you can find in the Washington, DC area. A couple months ago, I bought … Continue reading

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Willard’s Real Pit BBQ, Chantilly

I am so far behind on my reviews that I’ll never catch up – but this is one that I really want to get out there because it involves a now-funny anecdote (it wasn’t so funny at the time), and … Continue reading

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Restaurant Tallent, Bloomington, Indiana

I raised my glass of wine to Matt’s glass of water for a toast: “And so your culinary education by me ends here,” I said. He said, “Yeah,” and we clinked glasses. My young dining companion is no longer young, … Continue reading

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Backyard Barbecue, Arlington, VA

In a tiny, forgotten strip mall at the junction of Williamsburg Blvd. and Sycamore St., there sat for years a decrepit 7-11, alongside a host of other obscure mom-n-pop businesses. Recently, the 7-11 (which happened to be right next door … Continue reading

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