Mighty Quinn's BBQ!!!!

It's BBQ Season

 Yummmm!  Summer is around the corner and with it comes the possibilities of cook outs and general carousing outdoors.  When I think of outdoor food, BBQ always comes to mind.  

Years ago I had the chance to go to Memphis in May and try a bunch of BBQ, among them the well known Rendezvous down the alley across from the Peabody Hotel.  My mind and taste buds were opened up to a whole new world and since then I have been trying to find the perfect BBQ in NYC.  A new entry into this battle is found in the East Village, Mighty Quinn's BBQ.  

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Walking into Mighty Quinn's you get smacked in the face with the scent of smoke, oh baby this is gonna be good!  This is a casual establishment where you line up at the counter and choose your flavor of choice.  They have brisket, pulled pork and I tried the spare ribs.  The spare ribs were perfect with a crispy crust and juicy, smoky meat.  The brisket had the perfect amount of fat and flavor.  Both were finished with a sprinkling of sea salt.  My mouth is watering just thinking about it.  

In addition to all the fantastic meat products they have a great selection of sides like pickles, sweet potato casserole and slaws.  I love the fact that you have a choice between mayo or vinegar based slaws to pick from here, nice touch.  There is also a nice selection of independent beers on tap or in the bottle.  

You do have to fight for a place to eat at times, so it's best to avoid the busiest times, but in the end it will be worth it.