Best of Philly

Best Barbecue


Fette Sau

With a judicious use of smoke, well-chosen brown liquors and stay-all-day outdoor seating, Fette Sau is still the champion when it comes to American barbecue in Philly. The cafeteria-style ordering means leftovers, making this the meal that keeps on giving.

1208 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA | 215-391-4888 | Website

2013 BEST Barbecue

Fette Sau

1208 Frankford Avenue, Philadelphia, PA

Historically, Philly’s not been a barbecue town. But neither was Brooklyn when owner Joe Carroll opened his first Fette Sau there. Now that we have one of our own, smoked-meat junkies have reason to celebrate (and a tiny bar full of brown liquors at which to do so). Read more »

2012 BEST Barbecue

Zachary’s BBQ

1709 Markley Street, Norristown, PA

Two words: free samples ? of everything. Sometimes the best food comes out of a kitchen in between a gas station and a dry cleaner in a strip mall in Montgomery County. This is one of those times. Read more »

2011 BEST BBQ in the 'Burbs

Phamous Phil’s BBQ

3839GermantownPike, Collegeville, PA

Unexpected, but true: Phil’s is our spot for deeply smoky pulled pork, brisket sandwiches, smoked wings and ribs that are among the tastiest north of the Carolinas. Read more »