Cinco de Mayo, 2011
Last night was one of those nights where everything just falls into place. The boys at MYBBQBLOG.com are fired up for summer and a long awaited trip to Boner’s BBQ by Turner Field was finally here. The Braves were going for a 4 game sweep of the Brew Crew so we figured Cinco de Mayo and all…let’s do this.
We parked at Boner’s BBQ which is about 100 yards from the Ted and ordered up some Q: ribs, mexican corn, 420 baked beans, a pork taco and a pulled pork sammy were on the menu tonight. We hit the liquor store next door for beer, it’s BYOB right now but they’re working on their liquor license, and went up to the HUGE roof top deck which was built for camera crews during the 1996 Olympics. You can see everything from up there, from the stadium all the way to the city skyline.
First the ribs…3 gigantic baby backs with tons of the spicy rub coating the outside; there’s more meat on these than just about any I have come across. Very good although I told the staff there they might want to cut them for the folks who are not keen on pulling their ribs apart. I found the thicker, sweet sauce went quite well with them, and I did my usual skinning of the bone until there was nothing left. The corn was coated in butter and cilantro and we got two small ears a piece…nice quantity. My cohort had the pork sammy with slaw; what I liked was that it came on two dinner rolls instead of a big bun like most, and I love slaw on pork sandwiches! It was solid and I think the vinegar sauce would go very nicely with this one. The 420 baked beans are a mix of Continue Reading »