by Jason Lampkin
“Here’s a barbecue spot that draws a diverse crowd. It’s run by two visionaries (one black, one white, I’m pleased to say) and staffed by locals. Order the beef short ribs, spicy French fries, and Boylan’s sodas.” 87 S. Elliott Pl., at Lafayette Ave., (718) 797-1011, thesmokejoint.com.
As told to Linda Dyett. See all of Jason Lampkin’s favorite places in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. This story appeared in the July/August 2011 issue.