Comparative Brisketology

Comparative Brisketology
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The smoked beef brisket at BrisketTown, 12/1/12. Note the thick smoke ring and the moistness of the meat. Smoked 12 to 16 hours.

This week Counter Culture traipses in to BrisketTown, Dan Delaney's new brisket-focused barbecue, spawned in Williamsburg via a number of pop-up single day barbecue events called BrisketLab this past summer. I decided to use this as an opportunity to dredge as many photos of NYC briskets as I could find. Can you tell just how good a brisket is with only a photo? Decide for yourself!

Comparative Brisketology

Exposing the fatty part of the brisket, 11/24/12 at BrisketTown

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket burnt edges, John Brown Smokehouse, 9/01/12

Comparative Brisketology

RUB's beef brisket, 9/11/12

Comparative Brisketology

BrisketLab convenes in a cemetery, 8/25/12

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket sandwich with pickles and raw onions, Hill Country, 7/15/12

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket sandwich on a bun at Smoke Joint, 6/30/12

Next: Seven more examples!


Comparative Brisketology

Beef brisket at John Brown Smokehouse, 2/18/12

Comparative Brisketology

Legendary Austin pit man Aaron Franklin's brisket as served one evening at Hill Country, 11/13/11

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket with sides at Neely's Barbecue Parlor, 7/31/11

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket at Mable's Smokehouse, 3/25/11

Comparative Brisketology

Brisket sandwich with horseradish sauce, Dinosaur Bar-B-Que, 10/23/10

Comparative Brisketology

Hill Country fatty brisket, 10/20/10

Comparative Brisketology

Among other meats, brisket at Fette Sau, 7/24/10

Read the entire BrisketTown piece here.

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Related Locations


359 Bedford Ave.
New York, NY 11211


John Brown Smokehouse
R.U.B. (Righteous Urban Barbeque)

208 W. 23rd St.
New York, NY 10011


Hill Country Barbecue Market

30 W. 26th St.
New York, NY 10010


Smoke Joint

87 S. Elliott Place
New York, NY 11217


Neely's Barbecue Parlor

1125 First Ave.
New York, NY 10065


Mable's Smokehouse
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

646 W. 131 St.
New York, NY 10027


Fette Sau

354 Metropolitan Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11211


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