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Double D BarBQue in Oakland...any thoughts

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frangelica Dec 19, 2009 11:18 AM

I promised my staff to bring in que for our holiday lunch on Monday and I just found out that Phatt Matt's is closed (on Mondays). That was my go to as it is close by (walking distance). I am willing to drive a little distance for pick up and am not thrilled about E&J. Saw the reviews on Yelp for DD but could not find any threads or mention of it here. Help me hounds as I don't want to disappoint my staff. I guess Tomm's is also an option.

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  1. wolfe RE: frangelica Dec 19, 2009 11:35 AM

    Mr. Leff liked their tri-tip and their chili.
    http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/542750

    1. Robert Lauriston RE: frangelica Dec 19, 2009 12:14 PM

      What do you want precisely? The brisket at Uncle Willie's and the spareribs at T-Rex are the best I know these days.

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        frangelica RE: Robert Lauriston Dec 19, 2009 12:29 PM

        Was planning on an assortment of meats; ribs, brisket and links. Problem is I am working and have to make a quick trip to pick-up so I am unable to run all over.

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          Robert Lauriston RE: frangelica Dec 20, 2009 01:13 PM

          T-Rex's brisket has been quite good all but one time I've had it. Spareribs are always good. They don't do links. How about pulled pork?

          I'm generally not a big fan of E&J's, but their links are an exception.

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          BernalKC RE: Robert Lauriston Dec 19, 2009 12:34 PM

          T-Rex is open on Monday, but not Uncle Wille's (nor KC's Bar-B-Que)

        3. rworange RE: frangelica Dec 19, 2009 05:00 PM

          Anyone been to Chef Edwards lately? That would be closer than Double D.

          Also in the area of Phatt Matt's is LV's Barbeque. Here's my report but I didn't try the cue.
          http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/19006

          Phatt Matt's caters. Did you ask them if they could whip something up for you on their off day?

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            shanghaikid RE: frangelica Dec 19, 2009 06:29 PM

            i thought tomm's offerings were dry.......would not repeat
            double d's offerings were good for the value. nice sweet sauce with a little spicyness.
            tender meat, but not much else. no smoke, no other flavoring.
            hours 12 - 7. closed wednesdays.

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