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Where to Find Great Biscuits, Rolls, and Flatbreads in and Around Boston

Absolutely head to the Smoke Shop BBQ in Kendall Square for fall-off-the-bone barbecue . . . and remember to order some of its legendary cornbread, which is exceptional on its own — the squares of crumbly goodness are brushed with sea salt honey butter — but approaches god mode when slathered with any combination of Smoke Shop BBQ sauces.

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Boston Magazine
the 11 Best Places to Get BBQ in Boston Right Now

You know what they say: Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And chef-pitmaster Andy Husbands can certainly back up his reputation with bona fide bragging rights: For one thing, he’s cofounder of the competitive team IQUE BBQ, the first New England team to win the Jack Daniel’s World Championship (the Olympics of smoked meats, if you will).

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Boston Magazine
Best of Boston: Best Barbecue (2019)

Pitmaster Andy Husbands has fired up three Boston-area locations of his stylish, citified barbecue joint in just three years—and we still can’t get enough of his tender brisket and signature spicy-agave wings. Husbands’s smoky meats pair wonderfully with pit beans, pimiento mac ’n’ cheese, and other rib-sticking sides—not to mention selections from a miles-deep whiskey list that spans outposts.

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