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Charleston Is America’s Vital New Barbecue Destination

Two pitmasters bring transcendent brisket and whole-hog to the Lowcountry At Lewis Barbecue, I gaze down at my lunch of blackened brisket spread over grease-stained butcher paper, and my brain says: Austin. But the milky coastal sky, along with the humidity and the salt hanging in the air, remind me where I actually am: Charleston. Any sense of geography blurs as I rip into the clods of meat like a starved lion.
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