Little Miss BBQ Archives

  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...

Each month, we of the PHOENIX magazine editorial team ask ourselves a different question about our favorite dining and drinking experiences in the Valley. Our picks are usually hidden in the back of the magazine among our Dining Guide restaurant listings. Not any more. Our picks are going digital! Feel free to follow us on social media (at least, those of us who tweet) and be sure to tag us (@PhoenixMagazine on Twitter and @PHXMagazine on Instagram) on pics of your favorite picks.

Happy November! As we mend our elastic waistbands in preparation of stuffing ourselves on everyone's favorite fall holiday, we're asking ourselves, "What are your favorite Thanksgiving-y dishes in the Valley?


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