A Proper Wood Pit Barbecue Joint Hits Hell's Kitchen

Smoked Meat, Alligator Fritters, Infused Margaritas. All That.

By Ilana Dadras ·
Photo: Oleg March

Assuming you'll find yourself in Hell's Kitchen at some point in your life, searching for alligator fritters and/or a plate piled high with pulled smoked meat, you're going to want to know about this place. So for assuming's sake, file away JAX B-B-Q: a barbecue spot checking all the barbecue spot boxes, now open over on Ninth Ave. 

All the words you need to know about this place are tucked into the following slideshow, where you can read them alongside burger porn and charming visions of what appears to be a wealthy man's garage in the deep South, but is actually this restaurant.

Let's do it

Ilana Dadras

Ilana Dadras passes her days writing about good food, talking about good food and consuming good food. Occasionally doing other things, too.

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