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May 14, 2014 01:11 PM

Tunnel Barbeque closing

Last chance for their pineapple torte!

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  1. Ohmygoodgod.

    When I was in my undergrad at Western, eighteen thousand million years ago, we would drive from London to Windsor just to get our hands on their ribs!! Shocked that they're closing- I always assumed they were immensely popular and forever super-busy!

    Anyone know why they're closing shop?

    4 Replies
    1. re: biggreenmatt

      Lived in SW Ontario about 10 years ago, and the Tunnel BBQ was no longer a "destination". It had gone way downhill since the old days (when it was the BEST).
      Not sure if they had a resurgence in the 10 years since, but it wasn't particularly popular (or good) back then.

      1. re: kwfoodiewannabe

        For ribs, not so much. But can't find any other place that makes this particular pineapple torte. They used to use crushed hazelnuts around the outside. Many other cake favourites will be forever gone since no one else makes them. Seaside Bakery in Amhertsburg used to make the same pineapple torte.

      2. re: biggreenmatt

        University of Windsor bought them out and are expanding into their plot