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Jun 21, 2012 01:07 PM

Beef brisket in Baltimore

I'm looking for Texas or KC-style beef brisket, esp burnt ends. pit beef, otherwise delectable, does not do it. Any suggestions?

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    I know it's not Baltimore, but it's a nice ride and Chubby's does offer the best brisket I've ever had, including in Texas.

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    1. re: laststandchili

      Thanks--I have heard good things bout Chubby's; I just never get out there

      1. re: tartuffe

        omg their beef brisket is unreal. I don't know it's it's Texas or KC style but it's incredible.

        1. re: tartuffe

          Chubby's gets a lot of love, but put me in the "meh" category. OK for a drive-by, but I would not make the drive from Baltimore specifically for Chubby's. That is, it most certainly is not 50-mile barbecue. Maybe it's 5-mile barbecue; if you're in the area visiting a park, Mount St. Mary's, etc, give it a try.

      2. I think they do a really nice job with the brisket at Big Bad Wolf on Harford Road.

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        1. re: edresner

          I went there once a few years ago and was not impressed. On your rec, I'll go again

          1. re: tartuffe

            Ditto: Nothing special, unless you live around the corner and do not like to drive.

        2. I'm by no means an expert, but Andy Nelsons and Kloby's Smokehouse are both good to me. I was not impressed by Chubby's.

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          1. re: treetop tom

            Alas, Andy Nelson's brisket is not up to good Texas standards. The times I've been there it's been dry and on the tough side.

            1. re: zebcook

              I agree on Andy Nelsons. They have some good stuff, but the brisket stinks. Presliced and held in steaming trays. Disgraceful.

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              Forgot about Mission in Glen Burie on Ritchie Hwy.

              I can't vouch for the brisket, but the pulled pork is solid, and their smoked turkey is exceptional. Fairly new, but they seem to know their stuff.