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Nov 4, 2010 09:21 PM

where can I get smoked beef short ribs?

I have been dreaming about smoked short ribs since the first and only time I tried them at a place in Riverside, CA called Raxx. It seems almost impossible to find. There are many places that serve smoked beef ribs and there are many places that serve short ribs but are not smoked.

I am looking specifically for SMOKED SHORT RIBS...not a rack of beef ribs, not baked, braised, broiled, or what ever BS way people make short ribs.

there just has to be another place out here in Cali. I don't think can afford a trip to Kansas just for ribs hahaha

the picture is from a place in NY i know called daisy may's. this is what it should look like

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  1. the park's finest smokes short ribs, but they only do catering. =(

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    1. re: raizans

      i know there has to be a restaurant some where out in the LA area im willing to drive farther too

    2. Rest assured, I will be following this thread very carefully. I've been looking for these around here, and I've had no luck. I think I'm going to try to smoke some at home.

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        1. I found through the internet a place called beachwoodBBQ whose menu says it has smoked short ribs. the webstie is

          any one ever try these. are they any good?

          i tend to stay away from trendy fancy looking places and look for BBQ at redneck country looking places...mmmmmm

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          1. re: J1N1

            I've been to Beachwood. But did not have the short ribs, only the baby backs-decent more along the lines of Wood Ranch, than real BBQ.

            This is a neighborhood/trendy type place., not a redneck place.

            1. re: reality check

              Beechwood BBQ is known as beercentric place but the food does not fall by the waist side.
              If you sit at the bar you will most likely rub elbows with someone who is as passionate about obtaining a hard to find beer as you are at finding your short ribs.

              I suggest you call them and explain exactly the style of short ribs your looking for.

              As RC described it is not smoked pit hole in the wall. I would not say it is fancy either a neighborhood joint is a good description.

                1. re: reality check

                  As far as LA area beercentric bars go they are regarded as one of the best.

                  On any given week it can go from good to great to excellent to I can't believe they have that on tap.

                  You can always check what's pouring on their webcam.

                  Looking at the latest webcam shot the Black Flag is a pretty notable brew for being on tap if your a hop head.

                  Your not gonna find that at the Yard house...

              1. re: reality check

                yeah i can tell what kind of place it is and the look of it makes me skeptical...I'll try them out but my search continues

            2. Not a short rib, but a beef rib that comes close in many ways to being a short rib (see picture). Don't know if they still have them but Big Mista's makes them. $4-$5 each.