Monday, March 21, 2011

Smokehouse Lane

I visited my hometown lately and had to go here:

Now, you might be wondering what's at Smokehouse Lane. Well, this:

And this:

Which are usually topped with one of these:

It might not look like much, but it's delicious pulled-pork barbecue, chopped and on a bun (or in a tray) with barbecue slaw and hot sauce or smokehouse sauce (known to locals as "dip").

It's all cooked over a pit here, a place where magic truly happens:

Yes, it's the modest, marvelous, mouthwatering, much-copied barbecue that can be found nowhere else but:

Oh yeah!

Lexington-style barbecue at Lexington Barbecue, one of many (but, arguably, the best) barbecue restaurants in Lexington, N.C.

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