Backyard Barbeque2910 North Sycamore St.
Arlington, VA 22207
This catering and carryout operation with a few stools serves house-smoked brisket, pulled pork, and ribs. The brisket here is better than the pulled pork, but the ribs (which are available only Friday through Sunday) are the main reason to go.
This outdated editorial review notes that "Michael and Anne-Marie Schmidt opened the place in  as a ramped-up version of a catering business they had been running from rented kitchen space … Michael does the cooking, using recipes he developed or picked up over the years. Anne-Marie works the front of the small shop." See Full Review…»
Washingtonian has not reviewed this restaurant.
Italic — Recommended
"Catering and carryout, house-smoked brisket, pulled pork, and ribs, better-than-average sides, a short detour off I-66." See 7/16/2011 Review…»
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Price is based on the average cost of a dinner entree, which generally reflects a third of the cost of a full meal. Please note, however, that appetizer and beverage prices vary widely. Tasting menus are indicated with an asterisk (*).