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What’s on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini’s new spot in North York

By Renée Suen| Photography by Renée Suen
What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York

Name: Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse Contact: Bayview Village, 2901 Bayview Ave., 647-943-6782, beautybbq.com, @beautybbq
Neighbourhood: Bayview Village Previously: Origin North Owners: O&B Hospitality Chefs: Corporate executive chef Anthony Walsh and executive chef Andrew Piccinin

The food

Barbecue and smoked meat, available by the pound or stacked on a bun. Sides include pickles and peppers, grilled cornbread, chili made with beef chuck and burnt ends—there’s even a kale salad. Takeout and delivery is available through Foodora, UberEats, and Skip The Dishes.

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
The grilled cornbread is made with both creamed and fresh corn, cheese, and jalapeños. $3.50.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
A small caesar salad. $5.50.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Using vegetables from 100km Foods, Tamarack Farms and Cookstown Greens, the BBQ Roots, Grains + Seeds Bowl includes barley, wheat berries, rye berries, quinoa, pepitas, sunflower seeds, kasha, fresh mint, basil and a mixture of root vegetables. $6 for a small. (Shown here with a beef chuck and burnt end chili. $9.)

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
The BBQ smoked chicken is brined for 12 hours, honey dipped, then smoked for another few hours. $24 for a whole bird.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
The BBQ smoked chicken sandwich features six ounces of shredded smoked chicken meat coated in Beauty’s white sauce and topped with bread and butter pickles, lettuce and tomatoes. $11.

 

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What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Inspired by Walsh’s Montreal roots, the dry-cured, week-brined, six-hour smoked “Torontreal” smoked meat is available for $26 a pound.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
It also comes on a Martin’s potato roll with yellow mustard. $12.

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What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Four-hour smoked baby-back ribs are finished with a house-made barbecue-cola sauce. $18 a pound.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Overnight-smoked beef brisket is $26 a pound.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
The two desserts on offer at the moment are served on sticks: chocolate-covered frozen key lime pie ($5.50) and frozen s’mores cheesecake ($6).

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
A spread.

 

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What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Left to right: general manager Jon Mann, Anthony Walsh and Andrew Piccinin.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Walsh, checking up on some brining meat.

 

The drinks

A selection of bottled beer, canned wine, coolers, craft sodas, juice and pop.

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
The space

The fast-casual restaurant has limited seating inside, but a bunch of picnic tables on the patio make up for that. Fun fact: one whole wall is made of boards from old cornhole games.

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
Here’s part of the patio.

 

What's on the menu at Beauty Barbecue & Smokehouse, Oliver and Bonacini's new spot in North York
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