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Country Ribs Ranchero

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Some older posts on this board have reminisced about Antonio's Spanish-Italian Carryout. Before urban renewal, it used to be at 633 D St., NW, in DC, near the Patrick Henry Bldg. We'd bring my now 26-year-old in as a baby and spoon-feed him black beans & rice.

Yes, the Cuban sandwich was great, but my favorite meal was Country Ribs Ranchero. They were short ribs, I believe pork, and as dark as black coffee. I'll give a big Thank You to anyone who can steer me to a place that duplicates (heck, even approximates) Country Ribs Ranchero.

I know Tony and his wife had a son ("Little Tony") and daughter who worked there. Did they carry the recipes somewhere?

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  1. I think the only way to get anywhere on this is to do a search using the spanish name: costillas rancheras.

    If google doesn't get you what you want, you can always use www.metasearch.com

    If you get responses in Spanish and you need translation help, try Alta Vista's Babel Fish.