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The Best Damn Barbecue in Seattle, Summer 2017

In Seattle, the topic of barbecue is a controversial one. If it's not the South, some argue, it can never be authentic or delicious. But the Northwest has livestock every bit as high-quality as the local produce, and smoke every bit as smoky for slow-cooking meats and other goodies. Barbecue can be satisfying here, and indeed it is...

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SAFETY: Pecos Pit ‘adopts’ nearby crosswalk, adding flags, while awaiting SDOT paint and other improvements

Pecos Pit executive Jeannie Hammock says they paid for the flag basket and flags because it’s the best they could do for now – they asked SDOT to restripe the faded crosswalk but it has to wait until the Fauntleroy Boulevard project (and even then, improvements there were late additions to the plan) next year....

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Pecos Pit Drops Barbecue Bombshell on West Seattle Today

Bound to confound many locally-focused diners and delight others happy to gain more access, the first franchise of decades-old SoDo barbecue stand Pecos Pit opens officially in West Seattle today, following a soft opening last week. Next stop: the world...

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Pecos Pit Bar-B-Que getting ready to bring the delicious

If your mouth has been watering since you first heard Pecos Pit Bar-B-Que was coming to West Seattle, you've no doubt seen the work in progress at the corner of 35th SW and Fauntleroy Way...

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The long lines say it all at Pecos Pit: Barbecue fans call it home

Maybe the Pit flew under my radar because its customers don't want any more bodies clogging the long lunch line, which one day last week was a mostly male crowd made up of suits, blue collars and a big group of Seattle police officers. The menu...

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Foodopolis

We ran across this little consummate classic dive of all dives. Just a straight no nonsense take out BBQ joint in Seattle Washington. We arrived around 11:15am and there where a few people eating at the various wooden tables that scattered around. No indoor seating. No line as we rolled up to the window and checked out the menu. Just three items. and that is it. Choice of a pulled pork. Pulled beef, Beef brisket sandwich, Oh and the sides consisted of a link and beans. and that is it! All of the sandwiches were...

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The Seattle Times: My Top Ten

The Seattle Times: My Top Ten: Pecos BBQ

When my husband called me at work last Valentine's Day with an invitation to meet him for lunch, he made it clear that afternoon delight was in the cards. Again. So what if it came (for him) in the form of a Pecos pork sandwich spiked with a hot link, slathered with "medium"-heat barbeque sauce and stuffed in an onion-speckled bun? I was more than happy to join in, as usual, with my own lusty luncheon: a roll loaded with tender slabs of alder-smoked beef brisket, sided with...

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The Seattle Times: BBQ legend Pecos Pit expands: First Red Robin site, then the world?

The man who made Red Robin a national chain has plans for local legend Pecos Pit. barbeque queen Debra Wise will continue to own and operate the flagship branch of Pecos, long ranked among the city's best barbeque, at the low-rent SoDo shack that's drawn steady lines for decades. Wise still owns that business and will keep the secret recipe to the barbeque sauce that husband Ron, who...

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Smoking Hot Barbecue Restaurants In and Around Seattle

BALLARD Bitterroot It might not look like a traditional barbecue joint, but that’s because it isn’t. The Ballard Avenue–facing dining room is tight but bright and inviting. With a mix of clean, modern, white and metal tables and food served on...

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The 7 Best BBQ Spots in Seattle

Unlike Memphis, Austin, or Kansas City, Seattle is a seafood town. So it isn't surprising that, for years, it seemed like the only place to find BBQ, America's most famous contribution to the culinary tradition, was some hole-in-the-wall spot like Pecos or... uh, Hole in the Wall BBQ. Not anymore. In the last few years, an abundance ...

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Seattle's 48 Best Sandwiches: Pulled Pork

Spice-Rubbed Pulled Pork Pig Iron Bar-B-Q Georgetown The barbecue purist need look no farther than Georgetown’s Pig Iron, where the spice-rubbed pulled pork ($9.95) comes in succulent chunks glistening with juice, with the sparest amount of barbecue...

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