As the city holds its breath for terrace weather, carnivores are prepping their palates for the inevitable BBQ picnics to come. From American, to South African, to Korean styles (and more), there’s a world of delicious ‘cued meat that you’ll want to put in your belly immediately. With this in mind, we’ve diligently hunted down all the places with top cuts so you know exactly where to go to get your fill.
South Africa beckons at this alcohol-free, outdoor-only eatery along the water. (Braai is the Afrikaans word for grill.) The ribs are small, but flavor-packed, thanks to South African charcoal and BBQ sauce. You can order a half rack, but then you’ll have to wait in line again when you inevitably go back for the other half. You can also order a burger or chicken, but you’ll probably regret it with each fragrant order of ribs that passes by. Given the lack of a roof, the place is also popular with the city’s many food delivery services.
The big brother of Odessa -- one of our pizza hot spots -- bests its younger sibling by not betraying us by closing for the winter. With a location clear on the other side of town, Marathonweg boasts a menu that is a similar mix of crispy-crusted, decadent pizzas and tasty luxe meat dishes grilled up on a Big Green Egg.