Some of the hottest BBQ restaurants in America

from Huffington Post |

Opened in Central Square last summer, this is the latest project from chef Andy Husbands (Tremont 647), a “Hell’s Kitchen” alum who has written a couple of barbecue cookbooks, including his just-released tome “Pitmaster.” Husbands also tours the country with IQue, his competitive barbecue team that was the first group from New England to win the Jack Daniels World BBQ Championship. Find out why by opting for a slab of “1st Place Ribs” — though you won’t go wrong with any of our other favorites, like the burnt ends, hot links sandwich with pimento cheese, and internationally-inflected fried chicken imbued with Thai spices and fermented pepper mayo.