Now Open: Bubba’s Texas BBQ, Blowing Heavenly Meat-Scented Smoke in Fishtown

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Bubba's bar features 10 taps, wine and cocktails. Photo: Courtesy Bubba's Texas BBQ

Fette Sau isnt the only newcomer blowing heavenly, meat-scented smoke around Fishtown. Earlier this week, Bubbas Texas BBQ opened, literally, around the corner from Stephen Starrs recreation of Joe Carrolls Brooklyn-based charcoal pit. Where Fette Sau dodges established barbecue schools and rules, Bubbas specialty is Texas style. Dry-rubbed meats, slowly smoked for hours inside smokers that owners Robert "Bubba" Kolbasowski and Steve Ehrenhalt had custom built for the West Girard Ave. venture, are broken down by Nibblers, Sandwiches, Platters and Sides on the menu. There are also salads and desserts. To wash it all down, Bubbas has 10 taps devoted to local and craft beers, additional brews in cans and bottles, and a full bar offering wine and liquor.

Bubbas Texas BBQ, 19 West Girard Avenue, (267) 324-3530

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