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D.B.A. Barbecue Restaurant Review: Pitmaster Tara Mayfield, formerly at now-closed KC Pit, enables D.B.A. to take its rightful place in the Atlanta barbecue pantheon. If you're going to be distracted by the snacks you won't have room for the barbecue, so make those smoked rib tips, pimento cheese-stuffed deviled eggs and fried pickles their own reasons for a visit. Focus on barbecue another time, and then indulge in well-seasoned, smoke-ringed pink spare ribs or baby-backs. They come wet or dry, but we advocate dry, getting the sauce on the side. Other smoked meats include chicken, turkey and beef brisket, and there’s tofu, too. Each day brings a different cobbler for dessert, and classic banana pudding also is available. The beer roster is impressive; we suggest the locally brewed (Decatur) Wild Heaven Imperial Brown called Ode to Mercy. Its heft and depth of flavor work well with barbecue. Among the wine selections, a couple of Still Pond muscadines pair very well with 'cue.