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Brisket? Jay Bee's?

Kathy Aug 26, 2001 02:36 AM

I was reading through the bar b que thread and saw someone mentioned Jay Bee's -- where is that anybody know?
Also I do love ribs (I know it may be heresy but I like beef ribes better) but what about brisket. I had some of the best brisket of my life in Tioga Texas at a place called Clark's Outpost. Clark's sauce was a little too sweet for me but the beef -- wow.

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    2 chez mike RE: Kathy Aug 26, 2001 04:53 AM

    For real "brisket" flavor start at the Pico Kosher Deli.

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      Tom Armitage RE: Kathy Aug 26, 2001 01:22 PM

      JayBee's does indeed make some my-tee-fine brisket. Once in a while, they serve it before it's been in the smoker long enough to get that caramelized fall-apart-tenderness that is the ideal for brisket. But, usually, the brisket at JayBee's is hard to beat.

      JayBee's is located at 15915 South Avalon Blvd. in Gardena. Take the Avalon turnoff from the 91 Freeway (east of the 110), and go north on Avalon. JayBee's is located in a little triangular island near the intersection of Avalon and E. Alondra.

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        kevin RE: Tom Armitage Aug 26, 2001 03:26 PM

        is it strictly takeout or are there some benches or tables to eat the food at?

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          tkn RE: kevin Aug 26, 2001 05:43 PM

          I believe there are 3 picnic tables outside with some shade. But really, you're better off taking the food elsewhere. There is absolutely nothing there to look at.

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        Dylan Yolles RE: Kathy Aug 27, 2001 01:12 AM

        Closer to central LA, try Greece's at 8th and Labrea (it has been discussed here before) - by far the best BBQ north of the 10 freeway, in my view.

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          Norm RE: Kathy Aug 27, 2001 02:06 AM

          Have you tried the Clark's Outpost's branch in LA? They are located on Manchester Avenue near the 405. I have not been thee but I have read pretty good reviews of Clark's in LA Weekly, New Times and LA Times (Thursday Calendar section).

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            sunnyla RE: Norm Aug 27, 2001 12:56 PM

            Where near the 405 and Manchester is Clark's Outpost? I did a search on superpages.com and yellowpages.com, and it didn't come up in either...

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              kevin RE: sunnyla Aug 27, 2001 02:22 PM

              it's under a different name. something like "authentic texas bbq" and the brisket wasn't all that good when i went there are a few years ago.

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                sunnyla RE: kevin Aug 27, 2001 06:02 PM

                Thanks Kevin, I drive by that place every week, and have always meant to go in. I have no idea what to expect, since I drive by in the afternoon when the place is deserted. I sure hope it picks up in the evenings.

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