Cafe Society

Denver barbecue: Our ten favorite spots

Memorial Day is all about barbecues: in the backyard, at the park and in the woods, near the pee tree, if you're so inclined. But if you don't feel like throwing wood chips on the grill this year, there are plenty of barbecue barns in and around Denver that can feed your brisket, hot link, ribs and chicken yearnings.

That's our que to fire up ten of our favorites:

Q Worldly Barbecue, 2817 East Third Avenue, 303-399-7227 The Q Worldly Barbecue understands the vital intersection between proper 'cue and blues and jazz, even though it's in the heart of Cherry Creek -- just about the least sexy, passionate, sinful or dangerous neighborhood in town. And it gets that barbecue is an international thing, that there are other ways to enjoy your smoky pig bits than naked, fresh out of the smoker and eaten while contemplating the weekend's evil and Sunday's sweet salvation. That's why it's called Worldly Barbecue, and offers more than a dozen internationally inspired sauces.
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Lori Midson
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