Nobody’s saying you should stop eating at Atlanta’s most beloved bbq joints (d.b.a., Fox Bros., Bone Lick, Fat Matt’s, Heirloom Market, Community Q, Daddy D’z, etc.). Hell, you’re probably eating at one of them right now, but they’re not the only sweet meat-slingers in town, so we rounded up the ATL’s 12 most underrated Q spots, ‘cause we think your knowledge of Atlanta BBQ should be as well-rounded as your belly after you eat at all of ‘em.
This hidden 'cue camp’s not far from a literal bridge to nowhere among unfinished downtown overpasses. Instead of caring about Smoke Ring’s visibility though, care about how the spice-rubbed brisket is tender as hell, the smoked wings are somehow crispy and moist at once (science?), and the beer and bourbon lists are seriously solid. Whatever it is that chef Jordan Wakefield knows about running a smoked meat restaurant, he sure didn’t learn it shopping with Guy Fieri.