Hometown Bar-B-Que opened in Red Hook, Brooklyn, in September 2013.We specialize in authentic, pit-smoked meats prepared in the classic Southern technique of smoking on oak wood.
He draws on his experience as a former cook at some of New York City’s great restaurants, including Craft Bar, Chanterelle, and Franny’s.Since first learning to smoke meat as a youngster during visits to his grandparents' cabin in rural Pennsylvania, Billy has spent years obsessing over his barbecue, traveling around the United States and abroad perfecting his techniques. We're doing it in Brooklyn, and I'm very proud to be part of that community.”Billy can be found making the rounds at Hometown every night, stopping at every table to check on his guests. "That's the reason I work 80 hours a week."" After almost 20 years in the security and private protection field, during which he kept a close eye on some of the country's most public figures, Brooklyn native Billy Durney has fulfilled a longtime dream by taking the helm as pitmaster and owner at Hometown Bar-B-Que.Starting in the backyard, cooking for family and friends, he has now realized his lifelong passion for wood, fire and meat. "I love cooking with wood, and I love manipulating flavors," he says. Since first learning to smoke meat as a youngster during visits to his grandparents' cabin in rural Pennsylvania, Billy has spent years obsessing over his barbecue, traveling around the United States and abroad perfecting his techniques.We do not offer platters, samplers or combo plates, but we do recommend dining in groups and ordering a la carte from the menu to get a variety of items to your liking. We do not accept takeout orders over the phone or through email. The movie follows modern Christian traditions in other ways.