WTOP Top 10: Best Barbecue

It wasn't until Chef Andrew Evans judged a barbecue competition in 2004 that he fell in love with barbecue. Since then, he's been working to perfect it. (Courtesy The BBQ Joint)
The BBQ Joint 
Locations in Maryland and Virginia 

(Courtesy The BBQ Joint)

Fat Pete’s Barbecue 
3407 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
DCity Smokehouse 
8 Florida Ave., NW, Washington, D.C.  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Hill Country BBQ
410 7th St., NW, Washington, D.C.  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Rockland’s Barbecue and Grilling Company
Locations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Pork Barrel BBQ
2312 Mt Vernon Ave., Alexandria, Virginia  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Monk’s BBQ 
251 N 21st St., Purcellville, Virginia  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Dixie Bones BBQ
Locations in Virginia  (Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
Kloby’s Smokehouse
7500 Montpelier Rd. #114, Laurel, Maryland
(Courtesy The BBQ Joint )
 Texas Jack’s Barbecue 
761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, Virginia 

(Photo courtesy Texas Jack’s)

This June 8, 2015 photo shows sassy bourbon and brown sugar barbecue sauce in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
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It wasn't until Chef Andrew Evans judged a barbecue competition in 2004 that he fell in love with barbecue. Since then, he's been working to perfect it. (Courtesy The BBQ Joint)
This June 8, 2015 photo shows sassy bourbon and brown sugar barbecue sauce in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

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