Top 10 Barbecue Restaurants in Los Angeles

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No matter what anybody claims, grilled meat is not barbecue. Other restaurants call items BBQ when the meat has clearly been roasted. Barbecue requires slow-cooking meat with wood smoke until the protein becomes infused with flavor. With that in mind, here are 10 of the best smoke-buffeted stops in Los Angeles.

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532 S. Olive St.
90013 Los Angeles, CA
Free
13539 Ventura Blvd
91423-3825 Sherman Oaks, CA
Pricy
324 South Hill Street
90013 Los Angeles, CA
Moderate
609 N. La Brea Ave.
90036 Los Angeles, CA
Moderate
811 South Long Beach Blvd
90221 Compton, CA
Moderate
5242 Van Nuys Blvd.
91401 Sherman Oaks, CA