Hill Country BBQ Restaurant in Penn Quarter. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

Scott Suchman’s photos of Hill Country, shot for Tom Sietsema’s Sunday review of the Penn Quarter barbecue barn, capture so much detail, you might get a stain on your shirt just by looking at them.


BBQ pork ribs, cucumber salad and potato salad at Hill Country. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

Hill Country imports its post-oak wood from Texas. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

BBQ pork ribs being cut up for service. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

Cucumber salad and potato salad were two of the sides Tom Sietsema enjoyed the most. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

Dinner at Hill Country means butcher paper, white bread and pitchers of Shiner. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

A view of the first floor dining room. Downstairs, there is a stage for live music. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

Cornbread — ain’t nothin’ wrong with that. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)

A sweet ending at Hill Country means a peanut butter and jelly cupcake. (Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post)