Chicago is far from the South but residents here know a thing or two about barbecue. From tender Texas brisket to succulent St. Louis ribs, and vinegary Carolina pork to Chinese char siu, Chicagoans have come close to perfecting various styles of smoked meats. To help narrow down the long list of places in the city to find finger-licking food, check out the following 20 pit masters who have mastered the craft.
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