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Hoodline: Baltimore’s 5 Best Spots for BBQ

‘Next up is Hampden’s Blue Pit BBQ and Whiskey Bar, situated at 1601 Union Ave. Meat options include slow-cooked pulled pork, coffee-rubbed brisket, bourbon-glazed ribs, bratwurst and barbecue chicken. Order a pile of meat straight or served as a sandwich, and pair it with sides like mac and cheese, collard greens, and vinegar- or mayonnaise-based coleslaw. Vegans might enjoy the jackfruit sandwich, with a side of jackfruit coleslaw.

Pair your barbecue with beer or one of the many whiskeys on offer. With four stars out of 241 reviews on Yelp, the eatery has proven to be a local favorite.’