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BBQ for Brunch

Scott_C Aug 28, 2012 07:49 AM

Thinking of Blue Smoke, Fatty Cue, or Back Forty West for Sunday brunch. Where should we go?

  1. LeahBaila Aug 28, 2012 08:08 AM

    I know that I'll probably get hell for this, but I recently had a great brunch at Neely's BBQ Parlor. Aside from the baby back ribs, I cannot comment on the other bbq offerings there, but the sides and appetizers were also fantastic.

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    1. re: LeahBaila
      Scott_C Aug 28, 2012 08:15 AM

      Thanks for the first hand report LeahBaila. I''ll check their menu!

      1. re: LeahBaila
        H Manning Aug 28, 2012 11:26 AM

        Which sides and appetizers do you recommend at Neely's?

        1. re: H Manning
          LeahBaila Aug 28, 2012 11:37 AM

          The fried pickles, biscuits (best biscuits I've had in NYC), good mac n' cheese...

          1. re: LeahBaila
            H Manning Aug 28, 2012 12:09 PM

            Sounds like a great brunch, Thanks L.

            1. re: H Manning
              LeahBaila Aug 28, 2012 12:22 PM

              You're welcome! My buddies went the omelet route, and were quite pleased. If you end up there, let us know what you thought!

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              dan Aug 28, 2012 12:16 PM

              Interesting, I've been looking for some good biscuits. Where would you say the best biscuits you ever had were?

              1. re: dan
                LeahBaila Aug 28, 2012 12:23 PM

                As far as in NYC, I would say that these take the #1 slot. Best I've had? Probably at a diner I love in Memphis.

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                  kathryn Aug 28, 2012 12:49 PM

                  I've had very good biscuits at Minetta Tavern (with the ham cooked in hay for brunch) and The Dutch (with the fried chicken).

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            mitchleeny Aug 28, 2012 08:27 AM

            Back Forty isn't BBQ.

            1. k
              kathryn Aug 28, 2012 08:34 AM

              Fatty Cue is not traditional BBQ but it's delicious. It really depends what you want to eat.

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                RCC Aug 28, 2012 09:20 AM

                Had brunch on Sunday at Blue Smoke in Gramercy.

                Enjoyed my fried chicken steak and a generous serving of home-made ice cream milkshake, while others in the group had sliced bbq brisket and another liked his bbq'd ribs.

                Started with table-shared tasty cheese fries and fried calamari that were quickly gobbled up.

                Good food and great service.

                1. l
                  llorberb Aug 28, 2012 01:06 PM

                  Going to propose an alternative off the island...

                  Char 4 in cobble hill. the best southern brunch. They serve pulled pork but no ribs / brisket for brunch.

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