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Blue Belly BBQ

bluehensfan Jul 31, 2012 05:01 PM

Anyone been yet? The menu looks interesting...

  1. caganer Aug 1, 2012 08:10 AM

    It's good. I've had the pork shoulder plate and the sausages plate. The sausages are probably the best "house-made" sausages I've had in Philly and much better than the sausage at Percy Street (there was none of the dry-crumbliness of the poorly made, too lean sausage I had there) The pork was a big, very tender chunk of smoked pork, seasoned and smoked really nicely.
    For sides I've tried mac & cheese, greens, beans and potato salad. I liked them all. The greens were maybe a little saltier than I'd have liked, though with all of those things it's largely a matter of taste - they're cooked well at least. Again, I'd say they're better than Percy Street.

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    1. re: caganer
      myra Aug 4, 2012 08:11 AM

      How's the seating, etc.? The food sounds great, but is it pleasant to eat there?

      1. re: myra
        Philly Ray Aug 10, 2012 03:46 PM

        We were there for lunch today. Seating is pretty minimal. There are a couple of tables and some counter seating (all of the seats are backless, so not ultra comfortable). It looks like it would fill up pretty quickly in the evenings. If I lived closer, I would probably do takeout.

        As for the food...pretty good and we're looking forward to trying more things on the menu.

        1. re: Philly Ray
          Philly Ray Aug 10, 2012 04:12 PM

          Actually, here are some pictures of the seating (compliments of Holly Moore)...


          1. re: Philly Ray
            myra Aug 10, 2012 04:34 PM

            Thanks a lot. Just what I wanted to know.

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