Windy City Smokeout

Bub City

Chicago, IL

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The Menu

Sliced Brisket

Pulled Pork Sandwich

BBQ Nachos

Smoked Chicken Wings

Bub City Photo


Doug Psaltis fell in love with barbecue while traveling to festivals up and down the East Coast with his brother, escaping the stresses of New York City-living every chance he got. Along the way he met three-time barbecue World Champion and man behind Jack’s Old South, Myron Mixon. Embracing the BBQ competition life and that of a pitmaster, Doug dreamed of opening his very own barbecue joint. Fast-forward a few years, and Bub City officially opened in Chicago in late 2012. Christian Eckmann, a local Illinois boy, grew up making and smoking sausages with his grandpa. Now a home-smoker guru, Eckmann dove headfirst into the BBQ life and is now the head pitmaster and official leader of Bub City and the Bub City Pit Crew.

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