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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Smoked

103 Second Ave. (Sixth & Seventh Sts.) Send to Phone
212-388-0388
Serving up sweet southern barbecue with Asian-inspired twists, this East Village eatery is more than a puff of smoke.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Smoked Restaurant Review

: Smoked is part of the southern barbecue sensation that has wafted its way onto the city's turf, an East Village joint boasting large windows and an open front, giving this place an airy feel for the chic after-work crowd. With an overhead grill and large pictorial odes to charcoal that flank the fiery walls, the d├ęcor is as flame-inspired as the food. Chef Kenneth Collins cooks up classics such as chicken wings and baby-back ribs as well as a Texas pulled-pork sandwich, but tweaks tradition by offering three choices of barbecue sauces: Texas beer-braised, Carolina hot, and Asian. The smoked duck confit and hickory plank sea bass add a touch of sophistication to the down-home menu, as does the forty varieties of bourbon. After a taste of the baby-back ribs with Carolina hot sauce, a side of coleslaw, cornbread with sweet maple butter and brown sugar biscuits, y'all will definitely be back for more.
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