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Report on Boneyard Bistro

Fru | | Dec 14, 2008 09:01 PM

Finally got there tonight. We're not big drinkers and since it is Sunday night and we drove in from Pasadena, no beer for us but the list was pretty impressive. Anyway my dad had the Baby Backs because they were believe it or not out of the St Louis ribs. Aaron said that typically the Baby Backs sell 4 to 1 to the St Louis. Maybe people are catching on to the fact that IMHO the St Louis are better. You could tell my dad was enjoying the Baby Backs though, there was nothing left but bleached bones. I had one. Meaty, smoky and tender. My hubby had the pulled pork sandwich, which was very generously portioned and probably the best I have ever had (I got a few bites). Not overly sauced. I should have asked Aaron what was in the sauce-it tasted like a bit of Bourbon was in it. Delicious! I had the Ancho Grilled Shrimp with Succotash. The menu also listed Crispy Vidalia Onions which I was looking forward to but just now realized they did not accompany my dish. I wonder what happened. Anyway the shrimp was grilled and done right, not over cooked and dry. Our little guy had the Tri Tip Sandwich but I was pretty saturated from all the other meats I was tasting to try it. I will have the opportunity though because he brought 1/2 of it home. The bread and mini corn breads for the table were worth wasting calories on as well. I could have made a meal out of those mini corn breads. The big surprise of the evening was that tables were being sent complimentary "appetizers" of pastrami on rye. In talking to Aaron, he told me he is trying to create some items to encourage weekend lunch business. This pastrami is it. I couldn't believe how tender it was. There was no connective tissue left and the meat just melted in your mouth. It was awesome. It will only be available for lunch on weekends. I don't know what could compare especially since Langer's isn't open on Sundays. I wanted to get the banana split for dessert but we all were too full. There is always next time. I really want to go on a Monday night for the Fried Chicken.