Dinner at Squeal-finally real BBQ
I finally got to eat at squeal over the weekend-I was trying not to get to excited because I often get let down when dining at new restaurants. Myself and three others went to a casual dinner on Sat, It was great!!! The atmosphere is super casual, in fact so casual that some NOPD were in there eating and the owber was nice enough to bring in a tv for them to watch the playoff game. anyway back to the food. Since there were four of us we decided to order almost everything on the menu and split so we could all taste.
The stuffed mushrooms with crabmeat and andouille were awesome, but be careful as I forget stuffed mushrooms are always hotter then expected.
The onion rings were really good aswell almost beer battered but not as thick so they were a lot easier to eat.
the brisket was so tender that it was falling apart, we had the baked beans and collard greens as our side with the birsket-both were fantastic- you could really taste the bacon in the beans and the ham hock in the gollard greens very tasty
the pulled pork was also really good their house bbq sauce is really tangy I love bbq sauce that you can actually taste the vinager. We had the cheese grits and the coleslaw with the pulled pork. The cheese grits were outstanding and the cole slaw was good (it's hard to make coleslaw that is better then ok-i'm just not a big fan.)
I've saved the best for last. The ribs were out of this world, but the thing that made them so much better then anywhere else is that they were cooked so well that you just had to touch the meat and it fell off the bone! potato salad was good and the corn was good as well. Each dish came with a corn bread fritter which i thought was a really nice touch.
We washed all that down with some Abita Amber! Excellent for a casual dinner or late night eat- I asked the owner, they are open till 2:00am for all you late nighters!