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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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  1. http://chubbysbbq.net/

    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.

          2. http://mission-bbq.com/menu

            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.

            1. I know I am going to start a fight, but instead of trying to get an imitation or a Texas or KC regional specialty that is not fgoing to live up to your expectations . . . . why not embrace the ethnic baltimore Jewish style briskets that folks have actually been enjoying around here for generations.

              The cycle of "why can't I get a great version of another regions specialty in Baltimore/DC?" is so over . . . . .

              instead of pining for weak imitations of elsewhere . . . . embrace Charm City . . .

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              1. re: drewpbalzac

                I was hoping someone would find Texas brisket for me--I once lived in Dallas and love it. But--can you rec. "Jewish style brisket" places?

                1. re: tartuffe

                  Sip and Bite does a decent brisket.

                  1. re: drewpbalzac

                    I've been there. I'll contininue to look for Texas brisket

                    1. re: tartuffe

                      Southwest has cheap flights out of BWI . . .

                      1. re: Hue

                        The Suburban House is just plain bad, across the board. I have never ordered brisket at Attman's.

                        1. re: lawhound

                          Best brisket use to be at DUKE'S DELI on Washington Blvd, but alas ...gone!