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Maybe you’ve noticed the KC Pit BBQ truck squatted at the corner of Fourth Street and New York Avenue NW. Frankly, I don’t know how you could miss it. The damn thing takes up nearly an entire block, and that doesn’t count the separate, customized wood-smoke pit hidden behind the massive 18-wheeler.
The tractor-trailer has been hovering in the District for a few weeks now, serving up K.C.-style ribs and rib tips, among other smoky things. Y&H stopped by for a visit this weekend and sampled the ribs. I’ll post more about that later, but in the meantime, I thought you might be interested in a look inside this portable kitchen, which is actually based in Georgia, not Kansas City (more on that later, too).
According to this specs page, the nearly 54-foot-long truck features:
- Walk in Cooler
- Walk in Freezer
- Dry Storage Area
- Total Interchangeable Kitchen
- Double Stack Convection Oven
- 6-Hole Steam Table & Upright Warmers
- Grill/Stove top
- Deep Fryers
- 4-Drawing Cabinet
- Hand Sink
- 3-Hole Dish Sink/Dishwashing Station
- Plasma Screen Televisions equipped with Satellite and Surround Sound
- Storm Curtains in the case of inclement weathers
- 100 Gallon Diesel Storage
- 300 Gallon Fresh Water tank