Smokecraft on 7 New Barbecue Joints to Try Around DC

Seasoned pitmasters get creative at their new Clarendon spot. In addition to competition-winning pulled pork, St. Louis ribs, and Wagyu brisket, you’ll find smoked crabcakes and fire-kissed spaghetti squash on the patio. They’ve also launched a ghost kitchen, Etta Faye’s Chicken Shack, inspired by chef William Burke’s grandmother. Read more on the Washingtonian.

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Clarendon’s New Barbecue Joint Smokes the Whole Menu, From Crab Cakes to Brownies

The newest barbecue joint in Northern Virginia takes a familiar approach by sampling from some of the country’s best-known regional styles, but Smokecraft Modern Barbecue stands apart from the pack for the sheer variety of meats, fruits, vegetables, cheeses, and woods that pass through its commercial Southern Pride smokers. “We’re really looking to redefine modern…

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An Arlington ghost kitchen offers Southern carryout and delivery.

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue, a new Arlington barbecue restaurant opened in July 2020 by competitive barbecue team Smokecraft, launched a ghost kitchen concept in September 2020. Etta Faye’s Chicken Shack offers carryout and delivery to diners.  The concept was inspired by executive sous chef William Burke’s grandmother and is centered around two childhood comfort foods: fried…

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Smokecraft BBQ on The Best Barbecue Joints in the D.C. Area List

“Andrew Darneille knows restaurants. He’s been working in them for years, mostly managing front-of-the-house operations for restaurants large and small, from a location of the Cheesecake Factory to the late Old Glory BBQ in Georgetown. When the time came to launch his own, Darneille leaned into his passion for smoked meats. A backyard hobbyist turned…

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