Kate Krader (@kkrader on Twitter) is Food & Wine's restaurant editor. When she tells us where to find our culinary heart's desire, we listen up.
It’s easier than ever to fake your way through a summertime cookout. You’ve heard about the test tube burger; you had to, it cost $33,000. Meanwhile, sales of alternative meat products, like faux hot dogs, continue to rise (to more than $550 million last year). The one cookout staple that doesn’t easily lend itself to veganism is ribs. So, before someone comes up with a test tube version, let’s shout out epic pork and beef ribs around the country.
JT’s Bar-B-Que: Del City, Oklahoma
Jojo’s Barbeque: Potosi, Texas
Barque Smokehouse: Toronto, Canada
- Beef Ribs
Lockhart Smokehouse: Dallas, Texas
Smoke Restaurant: Dallas, Texas
Cooper’s Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que: Llano, Texas
Did chef Love hit or miss your favorite rib joint? Shout it out in the comments below.
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