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  Photo by David B. Moore   Most barbecue fans don’t wait for a special holiday to eat their favorite smoked meats. Nevertheless, May 16 is National Barbecue Day. And if you miss going out on May 16, no need to fret because May is National Barbecue Month. To help you celebrate, we’ve rounded up five of our favorite Valley barbecue spots. Make sure you ask for extra napkins. Bryan’s Black Mountain Barbecue If you...

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Often touted as the national dish of Texas, various iterations of brisket also abound at barbecue joints throughout the Grand Canyon State. Whether you want the smoky protein in a sandwich, taco or piled high on a plate with a side of slaw, these Valley BBQ institutions boast some of the best beef around. Texas BBQ House Served “fatty” or “lean,” the popular chest cut presents a dilemma: aficionados prefer the more flavorful fatty, but...

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Looking for something to munch on while you’re catching up on Netflix this weekend? Chris Purcell of Ted’s Refreshments shares the Tempe restaurant’s whiskey barbecue wing sauce. At Ted’s they smoke their wings in an electric smoker with hickory wood chips. “If people are making them at home, they could bake, grill or fry them,” Purcell says. “Then, just toss in the sauce.” You can use any type of bourbon that you like, Purcell says....

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