Portland Barbecue Destination Holy Trinity Is Closing This Month

Kyle Rensmeyer wasn’t a household name in barbecue when he opened Holy Trinity in 2019. The Dallas native had moved to Portland in 2014 with no experience in professional cooking, but he had a goal—bring true Texas-style barbecue to Portland. He started with a pop-up concept, Q PDX, selling barbecue via Instagram. In spring of 2019, the food cart Holy Trinity opened on Southeast Powell in a mostly derelict lot. It was named for the three core items Rensmeyer would always sell: smoky, spicy sausage; delicate, pink-hued ribs; and an incredible 14-hour smoked brisket. Joined by sides and specials, the holy trinity of meat quickly made the food cart

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