Reader: Denver Is a Vast Wasteland When It Comes to Barbecue

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Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que opened this past winter, bringing some heat to the city's often disappointing barbecue scene. Gretchen Kurtz found a few smoking' dishes when she recently reviewed Roaming Buffalo Bar-B-Que. But where there's smoke, there's ire — and readers are once again debating the merits of barbecue in Denver, including the offerings at Roaming Buffalo. Says Eric:

I'll believe it when I try it. Denver is a wasteland when it comes to BBQ.

But then there's this from Ollie:

Why don't they embrace BBQ more here? I guess if you can't slather green chili all over it, it ain't worth bragging about. Huh? Smh. There are some awesome BBQ places here.

Do you know of an awesome barbecue place in Denver? Spill the beans in our comments section, and we might include your favorite in our next Ten Best Barbecue Joints in Denver.

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