Washington’s Continuing War on Barbecue

Washington’s war on barbecue continues, this time with a stab in the back by, of all people, the Smithsonian Institution.  Jim Shahin, the Washington Post’s quondam barbecue writer, has an article about the suppression of barbecue by, of all places, the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.  He writes: Along with a little information about Africa, the tiny food exhibit features oysters, red … Continue reading Washington’s Continuing War on Barbecue

The Federalist Pig, Washington, DC

You may think it is damning with faint praise, and it is, but the Federalist Pig is the best barbecue place in Washington.  Note: that is based solely on their ribs.  Stick with the ribs. In a triumph of hope over experience, I went to try their barbecue with Doug Jacobson, the Kansas City Barbecue Maven and our Senior Roving Correspondent, and Doug’s father-in-law, Bob … Continue reading The Federalist Pig, Washington, DC