My boyfriend's birthday is Valentine's Day and he wants to go for ribs which is fine because I can look cute with sauce on my face.
The problem is Blue Smoke has no available reservations at a reasonable hour. What's another choice for ribs? We didn't particularly enjoy our experience at Virgil's.
Rub, Dinosaur, Daisy May's (although I'm not sure this is what yo're looking for as there is no table service), Houston's
Take home from Daisy May's and have with champagne. I don't think the atmosphere or food is very appealing at Rub.
Well Well I am not the only one who's birth day is on 2/14. It is the only birthday that the birthday boy has to buy gifts for the wife/ girlfriend and mom.WHat happened at Virgil's . i love that place. How about Brother's Jimmy bbq . Also try the Ft Greene Area in Brooklyn . They have a few rib places on Mytrle Ave that are always packed on the week end .
Houston's has GREAT ribs and I would honestly say the setting can be kind of sexy. Perfect for Valentines day. They don't take reservations outright but if you call and say your coming at let's say 7:00 as soon as you get there they'll put you at the top of the list while you grab a drink at the bar.
I'm almost positive that the Park Ave. (27th St.) location takes reservations, or at least i'm positive that they were a while back
Ended up at Mara's Homemade in the East Village. Arkansas BBQ was fantastic, though the sides portions were small. Drinks were awesome.