Leave it to hipsters in Brooklyn to take a good thing and slowly but surely ruin it. They did it with the chopped cheese and Miller High Life, and now they're turning beloved barbecue into a sauceless, bland piece of cardboard.
On Sunday, Vice food publication Munchies published an article asking, "Why is Brooklyn barbecue taking over the world?"
Although the lackluster photo sparked much debate, it turns out it was all part of the plan. According to the author Nicholas Gill, the article is from 2014 and "Vice keeps republishing it every so often with that photo and a clicky-baity headline to draw up controversy."
"I wrote that article five years ago in probably 30 minutes and was just reporting on what I was witnessing—how a Brooklyn barbecue place was influencing other cities," Gill told Buzzfeed News. "They also keep using a photo that shouldn't really be used because it's not representative of Fette Sau or Brooklyn barbecue."
(Photo: Thomas Barwick/Getty Images)
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