Thursday, July 31, 2014

DC's Hill Country Makes Top BBQ Spots in the Nation

Hill Country Barbecue Market

From our friends at OpenTable...

Apple pie aside, there is, perhaps, no fare more quintessentially American than barbecue. The Top 30 Barbecue Restaurants awards honor the eateries that bring us together over plates of lovingly slow-cooked, smoky dishes of deliciousness. The list of winners is determined after analyzing more than five million reviews of nearly 19,000 restaurants across the country - all submitted by verified diners.

The list showcases notable reservation-worthy restaurants that have elevated the art of barbecue with spices, smoke, rubs and brines. In DC, Hill Country Barbecue Market made the list! A popular staple in New York with a location in DC’s Penn Quarter neighborhood, Hill Country offers brisket, sausage, ribs and other meats smoked low and slow over Texas post oak.

This Diners’ Choice list is based on more than 5 million verified reviews submitted for more than 19,000 restaurants nationwide. I’ve included below the full list of winners, in alphabetical order.

2014 Diners’ Choice Award Winners for the Top 30 Best Barbecue Restaurants in America

Annapolis Smokehouse - Annapolis, Maryland
Bluebird Barbecue - Burlington, Vermont
Bobby Q - Phoenix, Arizona
Boneyard Bistro - Sherman Oaks, California
Chicago q - Chicago, Illinois
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Brooklyn, New York
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Buffalo, New York
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Harlem, New York
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Rochester, New York
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - Troy, New York
Freedmen’s - Austin, Texas
The Granary `Cue & Brew - San Antonio, Texas
Gus’s BBQ - South Pasadena, California
Hill Country Barbecue Market - Washington, D.C.
Iron Starr Urban Barbecue-OKC - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Kenny’s Smoke House - Plano, Texas
Lambert’s Downtown BBQ - Austin, Texas
The Montgomery Inn-Original - Cincinnati, Ohio
Naples Rib Company - Long Beach, California
Percy Street Barbecue - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Piggyback Tavern - Forest Park, Illinois
Russell’s Smokehouse - Denver, Colorado
Southpaw BBQ - San Francisco, California
Sweet T’s Restaurant + Bar - Santa Rosa, California
Wexler’s - San Francisco, California