Reader: Denver Has Great Scenery, But No Great Barbecue

Barbecue at Roaming Buffalo, our 2016 Best of Denver winner.
Barbecue at Roaming Buffalo, our 2016 Best of Denver winner.
Danielle Lirette

The news that Mo Jones is close to opening his Anointed BBQ & Soul Food in the former home of Country Time came as good news for those hungering for more barbecue action in Denver. But even the whiff of a new barbecue joint — Jones says he specializes in "Florida style," which isn't smoky — has people getting all hot and bothered about what, exactly, constitutes good barbecue.  Says Fred:

Smoke is a critical part of barbecue. Cook it low and slow over just the right wood. 

Adds Joe: 

The only real barbecue is Kansas City style. Leave Florida style for those foo-foo people at Miami Beach.

And then there's this from Ray: 

I'm willing to give Anointed a try — but I've been disappointed by every barbecue joint I've tried in Denver. You just can't find good barbecue here. Great scenery, yes. Great BBQ, no.

Want to try Anointed's Florida-style barbecue? Jones is hosting a fundraising block party from 5 to 10 p.m. today outside Anointed, at 2504 West Hampden Avenue. Call 720-737-2829 for more info.

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Anointed BBQ & Soul Food

2504 W. Hampden Ave.
Sheridan, Colorado 80110

www.facebook.com/AnointedBBQandSoulfood

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Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que

2387 S. Downing St.
Denver, CO 80210

303-722-2226

www.roamingbuffalobbq.com


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