Today I feasted at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party at Madison Square Park, an annual celebration of BBQ. Yes, if you are vegetarian, no need to bother: this is not for you as choices are extremely limited. The Big Apple BBQ Block Party is for meat lovers and it features a bunch of places from all over the country, from Alabama to Texas. We went during lunch time and was quite crowded, full of people excited like me to try some amazing food or simply look at some of the spectacular smokers there.
Here is what we tried:
Our first stop was at Dinosaur BBQ, a place well known in the City with its restaurants in Harlem and Brooklyn; they proposed some St Louis spareribs with baked beans. This was delicious: the meat had a nice char and was literally falling off the bone.
The second stop was Jim'N Nick's BBQ from Alabama. There, I got their hot link (sausage), pimento cheese and saltines.
Last was Salt Lick BBQ from Texas that I remember I tried two years ago. And again this year, they proposed their succulent brisket on white bread, sausage and slaw. Simply delicious.
The Big Apple BBQ Block Party is also tomorrow, so if like me you love BBQ, do not miss it! They offer VIP tickets that allow you to go to a fast track line and get a certain amount of food, but you can like me just go and eat whatever you like, paying just $12 per dish.
Enjoy (I did)!
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