Welcome!


This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 3 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Lost Username or Password | Pitmaster Club Information, | Join 30 Days Free | Contact Us ]

There are 2 page views remaining.

Announcement

Collapse

Meat-Up in Memphis 2021

Join us in Memphis for our Meat-Up! Space is limited to 400, secure your spot by booking early!
Click here for details. (https://amazingribs.com/memphis)
See more
See less

Anybody tried Bodean's?

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts
  • mayapoppa
    Charter Member
    • Dec 2014
    • 201
    • San Francisco Bay Area
    • PBC
      Weber 22" Kettle
      Slow N' Sear
      Weber Spirit Gas Grill
      ThermoPop Thermometer
      Maverick Wireless Thermometer

    Anybody tried Bodean's?

    I am headed to London for a quick work trip this week, and some of the people there want to try this place... advertises itself as a proper American BBQ place. Looking forward to trying it, but was just curious if anybody had any insight.

    http://bodeansbbq.com/soho/
  • holehogg
    Club Member
    • Nov 2017
    • 2118
    • Port Elizabeth, South Africa

    #2
    Look forward to your feedback. Hope they don't disappoint.

    Comment

    • mayapoppa
      Charter Member
      • Dec 2014
      • 201
      • San Francisco Bay Area
      • PBC
        Weber 22" Kettle
        Slow N' Sear
        Weber Spirit Gas Grill
        ThermoPop Thermometer
        Maverick Wireless Thermometer

      #3
      Well, it wasn't bad... being in Soho, I kind of expected top-knotted hipster creating artisanal authentic BBQ, but in fact it was a little dumpy and non-descript. I'm not sure there were any smokers on premises, but the burnt ends were still smoky and tender. Basically, Bodean's wouldn't make me go to London for BBQ, but if you happen to be in Soho, and are craving BBQ, then it isn't a terrible stop.

      Comment

      • mountainsmoker
        Banned Former Member
        • Jun 2019
        • 1851
        • Bryson City, NC

        #4
        Forget Bodean's and check some of these out:

        https://www.tripadvisor.com/Restaura...n_England.html

        Texas Joe's sound awful good. Well take your pick and try a couple and let us know. I love London.
        Last edited by mountainsmoker; June 26th, 2019, 06:29 PM.

        Comment

        • ItsAllGoneToTheDogs
          Club Member
          • Jun 2018
          • 508
          • Eastern NC
          • 2018 MAK 2 Star
            Charbroil Big Easy SRG

          #5
          I wish I woulda saw this before you went lol. I lived in England for 4 years and go back to visit family every few years, NOTHING labeled American in the UK tastes like it does here to me anyway. Even McDonalds and Burger Kings are different. Some of it is the laws they have on preservatives and sodium, and some is because of where the meat comes from, a lot of it is good in it's own right, but nothing I tasted there tastes even close to what it does on home soil. England taught me to seek out non-chain local food. You can't be disappointed if you don't have something to compare to, and you never know if you will find something you like

          Comment


          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            This was perpetually my experience all th years I was overseas, as well...very nicely explained, amigo!

          • mountainsmoker
            mountainsmoker commented
            Editing a comment
            I agree Mr. Bones and @ItsAllGone To TheDogs. If you want a good Steak go to Scotland or Ireland. My wife has relatives in both and we get over about every 10 years. While London trys to be the food center of the UK it still can't beat the outlands where the meat is grown, grass fed.
            Last edited by mountainsmoker; June 26th, 2019, 07:54 PM.
        • HouseHomey
          Club Member
          • May 2016
          • 5064
          • Huntington Beach, Ca. Surf City USA.
          • Equipment
            Primo Oval xl

            Slow n Sear (two)
            Drip n Griddle
            22" Weber Kettle
            26" Weber Kettle one touch
            Blackstone 36” Pro Series
            Sous vide machine
            Kitchen Aid
            Meat grinder
            sausage stuffer
            5 Crock Pots
            Akootrimonts
            Two chimneys (was 3 but rivets finally popped, down to 1)
            cast iron pans,
            Dutch ovens
            Signals 4 probe, thermapens, chef alarms, Dots, thermapop and maverick T-732, RTC-600, pro needle and various pocket instareads.
            The help and preferences
            1 extra fridge and a deep chest freezer in the garage
            KBB
            FOGO
            A 9 year old princess foster child
            Patience and old patio furniture
            "Baby Girl" The cat

            Erik S.

          #6
          Like the tacos are never as good as they are in Mexico. Never been overseas but Mexico back in the day............. whoosh!!

          Comment


          • CaptainMike
            CaptainMike commented
            Editing a comment
            Yep, I don't know what they do to 'em, but from coast to coast and top to bottom they're better.

          • Mr. Bones
            Mr. Bones commented
            Editing a comment
            Great tacos? In Mexico?

            INCONCEIVABLE!!!!

          • pjlstrat
            pjlstrat commented
            Editing a comment
            You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.

        Announcement

        Collapse

        Meat-Up in Memphis 2021

        Join us in Memphis for our Meat-Up! Space is limited to 400, secure your spot by booking early!
        Click here for details. (https://amazingribs.com/memphis)
        See more
        See less
        Working...
        X
        Meat-Up in Memphis

        T-Shirts & More T-Shirts & More
        Order men's and women's T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Aprons, Mugs, Caps, Tote Bags, Flasks, and more, all imprinted with the Pitmaster Club logo. There's even a spiral bound journal where you can make notes on your cooks.

        Cool Embroidered Shirt Cool Embroidered Shirt
        This beautifully embroidered shirt is the same one Meathead wears in public and on TV. It's wash and wear and doesn't need ironing (really!), but it is a soft cottonlike feel. Choice of four colors and both men's and women's.

        Click here for more info.

        Support ARC

        Many merchants pay us a small referral fee when you click our links and purchase from them. On Amazon it works on everything from grills to diapers, they never tell us what you bought, and it has zero impact on the price you pay, but has a major impact on our ability to improve this site! And remember, we only recommend products we love. If you like AmazingRibs.com, please save this link and use it every time you go to Amazon.

        https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs

        BBQ Stars

        Spotlight

        These are not ads or paid placements. These Are Some Of Our Favorite Tools And Toys.

        These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

        Use our links when you buy things

        Many merchants pay us a small referral fee when you click our links and purchase from them. On Amazon it works on everything from grills to diapers, they never tell us what you bought, it has zero impact on the price you pay, but has a major impact on our ability to improve this site! If you like AmazingRibs.com, please save this link and use it every time you go to Amazon

        https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs

         


        If you have a Weber Kettle, you need the Slow 'N' Sear

        slow n sear

        The Slow 'N' Sear turns your grill into a first class smoker and also creates an extremely hot sear zone you can use to create steakhouse steaks.

        Click here for our article on this breakthrough tool


        The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

        the good one grill

        The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

        Click here to read our complete review


        Griddle And Deep Fryer In One

        Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

        The flat top does the burgers and the fryer does the fries. Use the griddle for bacon, eggs, and home fries. Or pancakes, fajitas, grilled cheese, you name it. Why stink up the house deep frying and spatter all over? Do your fried chicken and calamari outside. Blackstone's Rangetop Combo With Deep Fryer does it all!

        Click here to read our detailed review and to order


        The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

        Pit Barrel Cooker Smoker

        The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

        Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them


        The Undisputed Champion!

        thermapen

        The Thermoworks Thermapen MK4 is considered by the pros, and our team, to be the single best instant read thermometer. The MK4 includes features that are common on high-end instruments: automatic backlight and rotating display. Don't accept cheap substitutes.

        Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review


        Grilla Pellet Smoker proves good things come in small packages

        Grilla pellet smoker

        We always liked Grilla. The small 31.5" x 29.5" footprint makes it ideal for use where BBQ space is limited, as on a condo patio.

        Click here for our review on this unique smoker


        Delta by Nuke,
        Stylish and Affordable
        Gaucho Grill

        Weber Genesis Grill

        Delta by Nuke burns wood or charcoal and comes with an adjustable height grill grate. This Argentinian grill will get your flame on!

        Click here to read our complete review


        Genesis II E-335 
        A Versatile Gasser That Does It All!

        Weber Genesis Grill

        Weber’s Genesis line has long been one of the most popular choices for gas grillers. The new Genesis II E-335 offers solid performance, a sear burner for sizzling heat and an excellent warranty.

        Click here to read our complete review


        GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The Infrared Zone

        grill grates

        GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily rmoved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

        Click here for more about what makes these grates so special


        Is This Superb Charcoal Grill A Kamado Killer?

        PK 360 grill

        The PK-360, with 360 square inches of cooking space, this rust free, cast aluminum charcoal grill is durable and easy to use. Four-way venting means it's easy to set up for two zone cooking with more control than single vent Kamado grills. It is beautifully designed, completely portable, and much easier to set up for 2-zone cooking than any round kamado.

        Click here to read our detailed review of the PK 360

        Click here to order directly and get an exclusive AmazingRibs.com deal


        Our Favorite Backyard Smoker

        kareubequ bbq smoker

        The amazing Karubecue is the most innovative smoker in the world. The quality of meat from this machine is astonishing. At its crux is a patented firebox that burns logs above the cooking chamber and sucks heat and extremely clean blue smoke into the thermostat controlled oven. It is our favorite smoker, period.

        Click here for our review of this superb smoker


        Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

        masterbuilt gas smoker

        This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp's dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin'.

        Click here to read our detailed review


        Digital Thermometers Are Your Most Valuable Tool And Here's A Great Buy!

        maverick PT55 thermometer

        A good digital thermometer keeps you from serving dry overcooked food or dangerously undercooked food. They are much faster and much more accurate than dial thermometers. YOU NEED ONE!

        Click here to read our complete review


        Track Up To Six Temperatures At Once

        Grilla pellet smoker

        FireBoard Drive 2 is an updated version of a well-received product that sets the standard for performance and functionality in the wireless food thermometer/thermostatic controller class.

        Click here for our review of this unique device


        The Cool Kettle With The Hinged Hood We Always Wanted

        NK-22-Ck Grill

        Napoleon's NK22CK-C Charcoal Kettle Grill puts a few spins on the familiar kettle design. In fact, the hinged lid with a handle on the front, spins in a rotary motion 180 degrees. It's hard to beat a Weber kettle, but Napoleon holds its own and adds some unique features to make the NK22CK-C a viable alternative.

        Click here for more about what makes this grill special


        Finally, A Great Portable Pellet Smoker

        Green Mountain Davey Crockett Grill

        Green Mountain's portable Davy Crockett Pellet Smoker is one mean tailgating and picnic machine. But it's also gaining popularity with people who want to add a small, set it and forget it pellet smoker to their backyard arsenal. And with their WiFi capabilities you can control and monitor Davy Crocket from your smart phone or laptop.

        Click here to read our detailed review and to order