To continue our 4th of July eating experience . . . our dinner stop was the infamous Smoke Shack.
It is literally a shack-looking thing sandwiched in-between two significantly taller buildings. There is some outdoor seating, which seems like it would actually be quite nice during the summer, but we opted for the cool inside where we had the fortunate surprise of being able to watch the Brazil v. Colombia game.
So the deal with the Smoke Shack is that the smoked meats become available at 5:00pm. For this reason, we showed up sometime around 4:30 and decided to start with beer and appetizers while waiting for the main course.
I could tell it was a proper version of fried okra, but I have never been a big fan of okra myself. It’s a texture thing. . .it’s a bit too slimy for me.
This was probably the sweetest, softest cornbread I’ve ever had. It was almost like a delicate cake. The fries were perfect.
Finally, the main event arrived.
Just look at that beautiful pink coloring just below the bark of the brisket. With some of the House sauce, this was exceptional. What could be more perfect on the 4th of July than having smoked pork, ribs, and brisket?