Buddakan's ribs were delicious. However, we actually liked the ribs by Barclay Prime even more.
Rubb, which consistently had a long line, had a sampler platter of a rib, a mini pulled pork sandwich, mac n cheese and collard greens.
The places that appeared to have the longest lines throughout: Garry Maddox and McFadden's.
And either Carolina Blue or Bomb Bomb BBQ won for best ribs.
Jones took second place for its barbecue chicken.
Correction: Buddakan's ribs got an honorable mention, not third place. They mistweeted.
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