Last Night's Beef: Brisket King Takes Tribeca [PHOTOS]
Brisket Slider from Hometown Barbecue
All photos: Hannah Palmer Egan
On Wednesday night, brisket lovers braved impending blizzard doom and packed the labyrinthine rooms of the old Lafayette Firehouse for the third annual Brisket King, a weeknight smoke sesh and competition to see which of the city's barbecue slingers reigns supreme: Fletchers or Morgan's, Dinosaur or Duck's, Wandering 'Cue, Kutschers, Joe & Mrs. Doe, Hill Country or Beast of Bourbon, among many, many more.
But with first, second, and third prizes in several categories, and local beef and booze at every turn, nary a soul escaped without a win. Check out the scene here, and then click over to our slide show for more.
Trimming the fat at Duck's Eatery
Hill Country, with beef and pickles.
Duck's ran out of fatty brisket early, but we were happy to snack down on the lean cut and hard sausage
Hometown's Bill Durney with an uncut brisket
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