Papa Joe's BBQ in the Memorial area is getting the attention its impressive smoked smorgasbord of meats deserves. The fresh-made beef brisket sausage bursts with the juicy, picante punch of black pepper. On a good day, you can pull the meat off the ribs with your lips. The brisket, with its shiny rainbow of pinkish layers from smoking around the edges, is the most popular item -- but beware, it goes fast. For your sides, opt for the spicy fresh green beans, hand-cut fries or jambalaya rice.
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