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Looking for Best Ribs in Chicago - 2011 Updates Preferably Southside, but will travel

mwilliams0408 | Apr 13, 201109:40 AM

The Naperville Rib Fest is still several months away (July), and I have an awesome Jones for BBQ Ribs right now! I grew up eating ribs and other BBQ made at home, by a good friend of my family, who was originally from Shreveport, LA and who's family was well known it that area for their family run rib joints. I haven't had really good BBQ since he moved back to Shreveport and that was in 2005!

Since then, I have been underwhelmed and unimpressed, and/or downright disgusted by what the Chicago BBQ scene has had to offer. There are several post about Chicago BBQ on here, but the most recent I found was from 2007.

I've heard good and bad things about all these places:

Lem's BBQ House
Uncle John's BBQ
Ribs 'N Bibs
Honey 1 BBQ
Smoque BBQ
Lillie Q
Gale Street Inn
Fat Willy's Rib Shack

Please Help Me Chowhounds! How has the Best BBQ Ribs, tips, and hot links in Chicago now?

Thank you!

3800 N Pulaski Rd Ste 2, Chicago, IL 60641

Fat Willy's Rib Shack
2416 W Schubert Ave, Chicago, IL 60647

11860 S Cicero Ave, Alsip, IL 60803

Gale Street Inn
935 Diamond Lake Rd, Mundelein, IL 60060

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