Iron Chef Eats - "Lip-Smacking Barbecue"

  (4 restaurants)     Aired on: April 16, 2017 
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Franklin Barbecue
900 E 11th St
Austin, TX 78702
(512) 653-1187
franklinbarbecue.com...
  • Beef Brisket
    smoked in post-oak wood for 15-16 hrs; looks good
  • BBQ
    Lee Anne gets the beef brisket, pulled pork, pork ribs, sausage links & smoked turkey breast; looks good
  • Tipsy Texan Sandwich
    chopped brisket, sliced links, cole slaw, pickles & onions; looks good
4.5 out of 5
3512 ratings
#2 (101 More Amazing Places to Chowdown); est. 2009; Franklin was a protége at JMueller BBQ...now a heated rival; hailed Franklin BBQ as the best in America (Bon Appetit, 2010); long lines (even as early as 9am!)...usually sells out by 2pm
2
Bludso's BBQ
609 N La Brea Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90036
(323) 931-2583
www.barandque.com/bludsos...
  • Collard Greens
    looks good
  • Ribs
    pork ribs spice-rubbed & marinated for 24-hrs, smoked in red oak & pacaya for 3-4 hrs; served w/ side of homemade spicy BBQ sauce; looks good
  • Deep Fried Turkey
    injected w/ housemade seasoning & deep-fried in peanut oil; looks good
  • "Lunch Tray"
    brisket, pulled pork, chicken, ribs, sausage links, sides, cornbread & BBQ sauce
  • BBQ Chicken
4.0 out of 5
1181 ratings
opened in 2008; Texas-style BBQ; moved from original airing Compton location
3
Hometown Bar-B-Que
454 Van Brunt St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
(347) 294-4644
www.hometownbarbque.com...
  • Chinese Sticky Ribs
    smoked pork ribs lathered w/ Asian sauce & grilled; looks good
  • Lamb Belly Banh Mi
    smoked pulled lamb belly w/ hot & sweet sauce, pickled Daikon & carrot, cilantro; looks good
  • Beef Ribs
    smoked for 9-10 hrs; Aaron recommends side of potato salad; looks good
  • Korean Sticky Ribs
    babyback ribs, smoked in white oak & then deep-fried; topped w/ chopped cashew & scallions; looks good
  • Lamb Belly
    smoked for 8-10 hrs on white oak; looks good
4.0 out of 5
881 ratings
opened in 2013; first-come-first-serve walk-up counter-service bar-b-que hall until BBQ is sold out; live music on weekend nights
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Martin's Bar-B-Que Joint
3108 Belmont Blvd
Nashville, TN 37212
(615) 200-1181
www.martinsbbqjoint.com...
  • Fried Bologna Sandwich
    1-inch thick sliced smoked bologna & flash-fried
  • Redneck Taco
    BBQ on top of cornbread hoe-cake topped w/ slaw & sauce; choose between pork, brisket, sausage, chicken, turkey or catfish (Michael gets the chicken)
  • Whole Hog Platter
    smoked w/ hickory pulled pork; Michael get sides: broccoli salad & hush puppies; looks good
4.0 out of 5
530 ratings
specialize in West Tennessee-style; multiple locations
 Iron Chef Eats - "Lip-Smacking Barbecue"  (4 restaurants)     Aired on: April 16, 2017