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Apr 2, 2013 08:18 AM

Milt's BBQ for the Perplexed in Chicago -

This aired over the weekend - looks very good!

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  1. Looks like a great addition to your community.....but's the que? Pix please!

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    1. re: gotcholent

      I have been trying to get there - the reviews on Yelp have been good - usual complaints about price -

      1. Finally made it Milt’s and it was well worth the wait! The meal was excellent – We arrived just after a private party and were pleasantly surprised at how quickly they shifted from the Bar Mitzvah party to a functioning restaurant. The service was excellent. I had the smoked brisket chili, chicken tenders, the Milt Burger and split a slab of ribs – here is the run down:

        Smoked Brisket Chili - This was excellent – the brisket was nice and shredded with the right amount of heat and beans – only thing that would have made better would have been some bread to scoop out the little drips on the bottom of the bowl.

        Chicken Tenders – These were good but the other things I had were better – these would have been better if they had not been overcooked.

        Milt Burger – I have to say this was the best burger I have had at a restaurant – the combination of the fried onions, chili, and beef bacon with bbq aioli was amazing! It burger cam with a side of fries which I had replaced with house made sweet potato fries that were superb especially when dipped into their apple catsup – this was the highlight of the meal.

        Slab of Ribs – cooked to perfection – the meat nice and tender and easily pulled off the bones. The rub was not overpowering – the ribs were served with a trio of sauces on the side – a house sauce that was tomato based with a nice touch of heat, a Carolina mustard based sauce that was nice and tangy and a KC sauce nice and sweet. The ribs were a close to second to the Milt Burger/

        In short Milt's is definitely in the top tier of restuarants in Chicago if not the US -

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        1. re: weinstein5

          How jealous am I. Thank G-d i've got family in Chicago -- next visit I'll be splitting my time between here and Romanian Kosher.

          1. re: brokentelephone

            If you want to throw in some milchig - Soul Surfing Pizza - best kosher pizza ever!

          2. I didn't mention this in my first post but this is the greatest name of a restaurant I've ever heard.

            Is bbq as complex as Talmud? Probably not, but close..

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            1. re: brokentelephone

              It can be - particularly if you live and die by your barbecue -

              1. re: weinstein5

                it's good to hear especially since a different posting and line of comments were quite unsure how they would do