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blue smoke - what to avoid

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jem Dec 17, 2006 07:43 PM

i've been there a couple of times, had some really good things and also had some terrible things..just want to know what NOT to bother with on my next outing there. thanks!

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    asdf Dec 17, 2006 08:22 PM

    I would avoid the pulled pork sandwich, vastly overrated - and costly for what you actually get. You're better off getting the Rhapsody in 'Cue, which lets you sample some of it, along with other much better BBQ items.

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      michlusa Dec 17, 2006 08:19 PM

      Avoid the fish. And Jem, what did you not like at blue smoke?

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        jem Dec 18, 2006 01:17 AM

        i vaguely remember not liking the mac and cheese, cheese fries and the coleslaw, thus the post to make sure i dont't revisit the bad dishes.
        i enjoyed the smoked chicken, the beef ribs and the beet salad. my husband likes the peel and eat shrimp.

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          CornflakeGirl Dec 18, 2006 01:28 AM

          I don't recall enjoying their coleslaw either.

          Things we seem to order over and over are the wings, fry bread and BBQ chips and blue cheese dip.

          A little Fry Bread tip: Request a little jalapeño marmalade on the side. They used to serve it that way but switched to an herb butter at some point. If you ask they'll bring both. It's like a savory fried donut without the filling.

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        tpigeon Dec 17, 2006 07:48 PM

        I think bbq in general there is average and their mac and cheese is overrated. They are all about the sandwiches in my book.

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