Only a few years back, you could count the number of serious local barbecue spots on one hand.
Thankfully, those days of settling for so-so ribs, chicken, brisket and pulled pork smothered in sticky sauce are gone. These days, the scent of wood-smoked meat as it wafts from Long Beach to East Hampton, Wading River to Massapequa.
We've selected our th 10 best barbecue joints on Long Island, a list that includes old favorites such as Tennessee Jed’s in Wantagh as well as newcomers like North Fork Bacon.
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