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Like it Or Not, Twin Anchors' Baked Ribs Are Here to Stay

Joe Roy 19 comments

Like many of my other countrymen, I sort of like baked ribs, so I couldn't help wonder if Twin Anchors really deserves all the flack. More

A Look at Chicago's Best New Barbecue

Nick Kindelsperger 3 comments

Uncle John's is closed, but you have to move on, right? So instead of sulking, I visited four new barbecue joints, searching for something to get excited about. More

The Over 21 Club: Booby's Charcoal Rib

The Over 21 Club Dennis Lee 17 comments

Booby's (hee hee) has been around since 1961, and it's located in Niles, a suburb just northwest of Chicago. If a place has been around over 50 years, something's got to be going for it. More

The Over 21 Club: Carson's

The Over 21 Club Dennis Lee 1 comment

I always remembered Carson's to be, well, kind of crappy. But when I entered, the first thing I noticed was that the interior of the place appeared to be recently renovated. I looked over the menu and discovered that everything looked...oddly fancy. I was puzzled. More

Chicago Barbecue: Rib Tips from Lem's Bar-B-Q and Honey 1

When Pigs Fly James Boo 7 comments

If you're in the Windy City and in the barbecue mood, this is something to order by the bucket (and isn't that always fun?). Rib tips. They're one of the top sellers at Lem's Bar-B-Q and it's not difficult to understand why. Each tip points to a deep blend of flavors, merging the powerful tastes of charcoal and hickory smoke with the simple sweetness of pork. Lem's tangy, spicy barbecue sauce adds a molasses-colored kick before the tips find their way into a freshly popped paper bag. More

Chicago: Uncle John's Aquarium-Soaked Ribs

When Pigs Fly James Boo 8 comments

There are smokehouse inquisitors who would raise an eyebrow at Uncle John's Barbecue, a hole-in-the-wall, South Side smoke joint that serves its aquarium-smoked ribs and rib tips two ways: drowned in barbecue sauce, and drowned in spicy barbecue sauce. More

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