Whether you like your pork pulled and saucy, your beef dry-rubbed and fall-off-the-bone tender or perhaps either/or shredded into a street taco, Orlando has some stellar options for those who crave the smoky-decadent goodness of quality barbecue. The rep of the renowned 4Rivers Smokehouse generally precedes itself – and for good reason – its food is as good as it’s lines are long, but with an ever-growing number of locations, locals have less distance to travel (and can always call ahead for pickup). In Windermere, Yellow Dog Eats prides itself on quality Q - not to mention great beer and live music. Both Ocoee and Apopka have farther-flung local favorites in Ellie Lou’s Brews & BBQ and the beloved Porkie’s Original, where both barbecue- and motorcycle enthusiasts cruise in quite regularly for generous helpings of both. Down in a hip habitat on Mills Ave. (and another in Lake Nona) Pig Floyd’s Urban Barbakoa infuses international flair into its takes on the traditional. Try the sticky-sweet plantains as a side!