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Eats and Drinks

Best Pit Beef

Big Al's

7926 Pulaski Highway, (410) 574-3030

Posted 9/13/2000

If you're just gonna slather it in ketchup or barbecue sauce, or bury it under coleslaw or some other fool concoction, go somewhere else. But if what you're looking for is beef--smoky, flavorful, mouth-watering beef--hurry down to Big Al's, where the pit-beef sandwich smacks of fine prime rib. They pile it on thick at Big Al's, and all you need are a ring of two of raw onion and a dab of horseradish sauce, the merest counterpoint to a full 2 inches of tender meaty goodness. And at Big Al's prices, you can treat the gang or order some go-withs, such as gravy fries or corn on the cob, though we doubt you'll have the room.

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Other Awards for Best Pit Beef:

Maria Kaimakis' Pit Beef Cart, 9/16/2009

Pioneer Pit Beef, 9/17/2008

Chaps Pit Beef, 9/19/2007

Jerry D's Seafood, 9/20/2006

Bull on the Run, 9/21/2005

Chaps Pit Beef, 9/17/2003

Feb. 26, Approximately 3 p.m., 9/18/2002

Chaps Pit Beef, 9/19/2001

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