I was warned. It would be a lot of food. So I strategically headed off a food coma by ordering a lunch-sized portion of the crispy shrimp and ribs combo at Dallas BBQ.

Is that what they call a half a rack, stretched all the way across my plate?! Add yellow rice and cornbread, and I was looking at my dining companion from behind a mountain of food. Would I have to use a sugar packet to send smoke signals?

Do people come here for the quality or the quantity? The ribs remind me of Friday’s or Tony Roma’s. The fried shrimp were slightly overdone. The cornbread was moist and fluffy while the yellow rice was firm and chewy but tasty.  Would I come to Dallas BBQ again? Only if I planned on sharing. With a group.

Dallas BBQ Chelsea
261 8th Ave
New York, NY 10011
212.462.0001

Feature photo courtesy of Dallas BBQ.

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