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Nashville Gets More High Quality 'Cue With Peg Leg Porker, Slow & Low BBQ Bistro

Local media certainly seems to have barbecue on the brain these days, as the Tennessean's Nancy Vienneau gets in the game by reviewing new purveyors Peg Leg Porker and Slow & Low BBQ Bistro.

The Gulch's Peg Leg Porker, owned and operated by award winning pitmaster Carey Bringle, "is the realization of a long-held dream." Vienneau says that Bringle "knows his smoked meats, recommending the "[h]ickory-kissed pulled pork," along with the dry ribs and smoked chicken with "[c]risp bronzed skin." She praises most of the sides, particularly "the smoked green beans, simmered with plenty of onion and ham, and the baked beans, cloaked in a dark, complex sauce that's not too sweet."

Slow & Low BBQ Bistro, located on Charlotte Pike in the former Stone House Q property, is the permanent home of Trey Southerland and Burke Mahling's roving kitchen. The ribs "come fall-off-the-bone juicy and delicious. The best though is the brisket of beef - thick cut, pink-ringed slices redolent of hickory." Sides "are up and down," with the country-style green beans and "hapless" fries needing a little more attention. [The Tennessean]

Peg Leg Porker

904 Gleaves Street, Nashville, TN 615-829-6023

Slow & Low BBQ Bistro

333 54th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37209

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