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Mar 24, 2008 12:18 AM

Barbecue At First Assembly Baptist Church?

Just went to an wine tasting With Barbecue at Silverlake Wine. (They do it a couple of times a year and it is FANTASTIC!

The barbecue comes from the First Assembly Baptist Church in South Los Angeles. According to Randy form Silverlake Wine, the church sets up huge smokers on Fridays and Saturdays only.

I can't find a THING about this on the internet. Has anyone been there and have more information?

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  1. i believe you have the church name incorrect. it is Prayer Assembly Church of God in Christ. do another search.


      This includes a link to Modernist's post about this church bbq, (which he notes can be "dry" at times).

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        1. re: blackbookali

          I really hate when ribs are dry and the meat is "withered" (for lack of a better description). I had this experience at Pann's (and a place I like a lot for their fried chicken and their patty melts) and would be hard pressed to try their bbq again.

      1. I've written about it but called it the BBQ Church I believe.

        1. This is from Silver Lake Wines web site.

          "BBQ from The First Assembly Baptist Church"

          Maybe there is more than 1 church doing BBQ like this.

          1. Been there before ( cool drums in the parking lot and and a clean "roach coach" delivery system.. However I was not wowed! I am still a fan of Phillips BBQ ( orginal location ) as my benchmark for Los Angeles Que

            Phillips Barbecue
            4307 Leimert Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90008

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            1. re: Foodandwine

              Same. The church Q was kinda funky without the sauce.

              1. re: Hershey Bomar

                though the bbq turkey necks are damn good, and you can't find these anywhere.

                1. re: kevin

                  True dat. Wonder who has turkey tails?