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Jul 9, 2006 09:19 PM

BBQ - Any suggestions?

I'm looking for a good bbq joint, I've never been able to find one and now I have a craving for ribs. Does anyone have any good suggestions? Thanks.

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  1. there's no consensus on the board, but RUB, Blue Smoke, Dinosaur and Daisy May's are probably your best bet for ribs. RUB has zero atmosphere, BS is slightly upscale 'que atmosphere, and Dino is kitschy roadhouse....

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      1. R.U.B. is great, though I don't like the chowhound popular burnt ends. I love all ribs there and the fried oreos.

      2. I've tried R.U.B., Dinosaur, Pig-n-Out, Biscuit, and Virgil's Real Barbecue.

        Virgil's is the only one I would really recommend. They had great ribs and good sauce.

        Everything else has just been ok to disappointing. Pearson's (the former NYC BBQ champion is also closed now).

        Anyone else have a fav?

          1. re: ICE_Student

            Blue Smoke I really like... R.U.B. lacks ambiance (but really who needs it when you're eating burnt ends...)

          2. Dino is the best in a city that has no good Q since Pearsons in gone. RUB ate there once poor cornbread lackluster food, Virgils is for the Broadway tourist croud