Smokin' Joe's True-Blue Texas Barbecue, Inc.


  Smokin' Joe's True-Blue Texas Barbecue founded in 1989 by Joe Mizrahi has been the critically acclaimed authentic wood smoked BBQ that has been savoured by NY Foodies and food-knowledgable folks for over 19 years..... See the , and what they have to say….Smokin' Joe's can't be beat !

Smokin' Joe on the NBC Today Show

Al Roker, Katie Couric, David Bloom and Ann Currie all loved Smokin' Joe's BBQ.
Al said "Smokin' Joe's is the BEST Barbecue on the East Coast"

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August 27th, 2008
"The Joys of Smoking"
A Pitmaster's tips to barbecuing
fall-off-the-bone meat
Smokin' Joe Reviewed in the Press !
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Smokin' Joe Knows Barbecue.... and other Tall Tales!
  • Trained and Certifed as an Officially Sanctioned Judge of Barbecue, by the Memphis in May Sanctioned Barbecue Contest Network

  • Selected for the prestigious honor of Barbecue Judge at the "Jack Daniels Invitational Barbecue Contest"

  • Barbecue Judge at the Memphis in May Sanctioned Barbecue Contest, 1991 & 2003 - Judged On-site and blind BBQ categories.

  • Instructor of Barbecue and staff member of the prestigious Culinary Institute of New York

  • Serious BBQ Afficianado (BBQA) 30 Years and accomplished Caterer for 19 Years.

  • Graduate Emeritus from the University at the American Royal "Pit Masters" College, State of Missiouri

  • Curator of one of the largest libraries in Staten Island, devoted to the art of BBQ cooking.

  • World Champion Taster of Truely Fine and some Truely Not So FIne BBQ from America's sea to shining sea.

Updated June 11th, 2012