This spring bears glad tidings for the Twin Cities barbecue scene: Revival Smoked Meats, the popular restaurant by Revival owner Nick Rancone and chef/owner Thomas Boemer, is back. Expect everything from cumin-crusted pork belly to classic brisket — and while you’re at it, explore these other exceptional barbecue spots around the Twin Cities. From Texas-style hot links, to savory dry-rub half racks, to hickory and cherry-smoked rib tips straight out of a classic pit, Minneapolis and St. Paul have more than a few smoky, succulent barbecue menus to offer. Here’s a trail of some notable spots.
Note that these restaurants are listed geographically.
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