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Aug 22, 2006 07:24 PM

Purple Pig

I read in another thread about how the Memphis Style Rib's booth at the CNE is run by one of the partners from the Pig, but just wondering, have they closed down?

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  1. For better or worse, they are still operating - just walked by their Yonge/Richmond resto today.

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      1. re: Fwagra

        That is sad, I used to really like it there

    1. I didn't realize until reading it here that the place that took their spot at the CNE was related to them.

      I want a razorback sandwich

      1. Yup, Purple Pig at Y&R is still there. There ribs are great, pizza is pretty good too!

        1. I had their ribs a couple of time. The first time I thought they were terrible and the second time I tought they were passable. I would never personally use great to describe them.

          1. What about Montana's? I know this is going to sound lame, but I saw an ad on TV and have been craving some of their "succulent, fall of the bone ribs" ever since. Is it any good?

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            1. re: josamania

              If you like sticky sweet, sweeter, or sweetest baked ribs, you might enjoy them. I was very disappointed. Their beef ribs were described as having been "smoked for 24 hours". The description made me drool. They were enormous and were certainly passable, but that's about it. If they were smoked at all, I sure couldn't taste it. I wouldn't go back. Service was apalling--slow and neglectful.

              1. re: embee

                I'm not a Montana's fan. I don't like their ribs. They have a faked taste to them. I don't think their smoked or at least they're using liquid smoke in the sauce. Not good. And good ribs aren't hard to make.