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Old 07-01-2008, 11:30 AM
 
Location: Schaumburg, IL
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I know of some very good places like Twin Anchors, Fireplace Inn and the Patio chain but most places I have tried for my favorite food are not good. What I especially dislike are ribs that still have those black stringy veins in them. Where are some of your favorite places in Chicago area for Baby Back Ribs?
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Old 07-01-2008, 11:35 AM
 
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Twin Anchors
Gale Street Inn
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Old 07-01-2008, 11:39 AM
 
Location: Schaumburg, IL
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Is Gale Street still good? Many say not as good as they use to be. When did you eat ribs there last please?
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Old 07-01-2008, 11:43 AM
 
Location: Phoenix metro
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Ive heard the Rib House in Geneva is fantastic.
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Old 07-01-2008, 12:04 PM
 
Location: Sugar Grove, IL
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Fireside Grille in Sugar Grove has some great bbq ribs. Tuesday is their rib night. They cut the price on the ribs a couple of bucks. they are always packed!
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Old 07-01-2008, 12:12 PM
 
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Best place we used to get BB Ribs was Hillery's Bar-Bq Waukegan
(847) 336-0033
2021 N Lewis Ave, Waukegan, IL 60087

I think they now deliver.

Now I make my own -- delicious!
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Old 07-01-2008, 02:38 PM
 
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I think the best place for ribs in Chicago is supposed to be Hecky's Barbeque on Green Bay Road and Emerson Street in Evanston. They also have another location near Cabrini Green. Another good place is Little Red Hen, I think they have baby back ribs and they are on Vernon Avenue near Hazel Avenue in Glencoe. Merle's BBQ by Clean Plate Club is also supposed to be good. They are on Benson Avenue in the Evanston Athletic Club in Downtown Evanston.
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Old 07-01-2008, 05:15 PM
 
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It been a about 5 years. Has it gone down that bad?

There was a place on Elston and Central, an Italian place, that had awesome ribs.
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Old 07-01-2008, 05:24 PM
 
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Famos Dave is pretty good to me. The best I had eaten.
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Old 07-02-2008, 02:01 PM
 
Location: West 'Burbs of Chicago
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my youngest kid is a "rib guy" and his favorite are at Truffles Grove in Itasca.

He likes them better than Sweet Baby Rays and Famous Daves.
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