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Barbecue At First Assembly Baptist Church?

balzachertz Mar 24, 2008 12:18 AM

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?

  1. Foodandwine Mar 24, 2008 09:24 AM

    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
      Hershey Bomar Mar 24, 2008 11:42 AM

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

      1. re: Hershey Bomar
        kevin Mar 24, 2008 11:59 AM

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

        1. re: kevin
          Hershey Bomar Mar 24, 2008 01:43 PM

          True dat. Wonder who has turkey tails?

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      Burger Boy Mar 24, 2008 08:53 AM

      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. Hershey Bomar Mar 24, 2008 08:46 AM

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

        1. Servorg Mar 24, 2008 08:30 AM


          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: Servorg
            blackbookali Mar 24, 2008 02:19 PM

            dry as toast.

            1. re: blackbookali
              Servorg Mar 24, 2008 02:34 PM

              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.

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            NYCnowLA Mar 24, 2008 08:23 AM

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

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