2fiftybbq ranked #19 in the Top 50 “Barbecue Joints Of 2023” by Southern Living

From Southern Living:

“These days Texas-style barbecue can be found all over the South, but what makes 2fifty special is the personal spins that owners Fernando González and Debby Portillo add. In 2018, the couple moved from their native El Salvador to the D.C. suburb of Riverdale Park, Maryland, and started selling slow-smoked meats at the local farmers market.

In April 2020, they set up a permanent operation in an old corner grocery, where González and his team cook thick-sliced prime and American wagyu brisket, racks of meaty, primly-trimmed St. Louis-style ribs, and poblano and cheese-laced sausages on a 1,000-gallon offset smoker. Of particular note are the Central American-inflected side dishes, like meltingly tender fried plantains, watermelon drizzled with fruity red Chamoy sauce, and red Central American kidney beans slow-simmered with brisket.”

2fiftybbq responded:

“We are incredibly proud to be on this list, let alone to be on the top 20.

May this be a testament to the hard work of our family and team, the continued support of our community and the resilience of the restaurant industry Thank you”

Check out their menu here and stay tuned for that coming DC location

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