Rhode Island Monthly - "SMOKIN’ HOT: 17 TOP BARBECUE JOINTS"
"It’s nearly a three-day affair to get that smoking bark on beef brisket at Durk’s Bar-B-Q in Providence. New chef Ed Davis takes us through the process… "
The Food Lens - "EAT - Durk’s Bar-B-Q"
"Right when we were about to give up on finding really good barbecue in Providence, Durk’s came along. Now a few years old, this spot serves all the juicy, smoky meats you could ever crave (brisket, pulled pork, chicken legs, pork ribs), and the most decadent sides… "
New England today - "New england food town showdown"
"Want to relive your youth? College Hill, home to Brown University, boasts the winning barbecue of Durk’s Bar-B-Q [pictured]—think dry-rubbed ribs or pork belly with a side of pickled veg—and a bar loaded with more than 100 whiskeys from all over the country.." - Gail Ciampa
Food & Wine - "The Great American BBQ Bucket List"
"Perched in Providence's bustling College Hill neighborhood, prepare your taste buds for Texas-style barbecue. Chef Brandon Teachout spent the early days of the restaurant sleeping on a cot next to the smoker in order to get things exactly right–and it shows. Try the Dirty Durk, smoked sausage and pulled pork served on an onion roll with jalapeños and Durk’s signature sauce..."
Zagat - "10 reasons To Drive TO Providence"
"this buzzy barbecue entry in funky College Hill consistently lures crowds with its luscious meats and other barbecue classics, plus craft cocktails and beer. With hip 'cue joints on the rise, this BBQ is one to watch in PVD..."
RHODE ISLAND MONTHLY - BEST OF 2017 - BEST BRISKET
"Sliced brisket at Durk’s is smoky, charred and the perfect foundation for some onions and jalapeños. But the chopped brisket sandwich is even better. Stuffed into a soft roll, it alternates unctuous flavor with bites of crunchy exterior for everybody’s favorite version of barbecued beef. One is never enough..."
Southern Living - "The Great American BBQ Bucket List"
"Here are some of our favorite spots across the country, along with classic Southern staples to check off your 'cue bucket list...."
Cooking Channel - "Late Night Eats"
"Jordan Andino is in Providence, Rhode Island, a small town bursting with late night eating opportunities. He starts off in College Hill at Durk's BBQ, the city's only Texas BBQ joint, where he bites into succulent brisket nachos and gets a sweet surprise from Durk's tangy lemon chess pie..."
Phantom Gourmet - Durk’s BAR-B-Q In Providence
This is a story about what happens when authentic, slow smoked, Texas style barbecue makes its way north to Providence.
WICKED BITES - Durk’s BAR-B-Q
If you're looking for great BBQ in the Providence area, Mike Wendt has the spot for you -- Durk's Bar • B • Q!