Craving ribs? Check out these local joints:
St. Louis Bar and Grill Rib enthusiasts can get a half rack with a choice of sauces, including the exotic, east meets west inspired Maple Vindaloo. Locations: 1812 Simcoe Street North, the other at 580 King Street West.
Swiss Chalet Sure, it’s a chain. But if there’s one thing Swiss Chalet knows, it’s how to keep their diners happy. The Chalet came out as a top contender for best ribs in Oshawa, offering grilled-to-order side, back and BBQd dishes in a variety of sizes. Locations: 555 Laval Drive, or 1389 Harmony Road North
Baton Rouge It may be in Whitby, but we’ve included Baton Rouge because it was the most contested entry in the race, with voters either loving or hating it So you be the judge – 10 oz will set you back $22, and 16 oz will cost you a cool $28. Location: 25 Consumers Drive.
Buster Rhinos Everyday is rib day at Buster Rhinos, and the menu boasts that their ribs are ranked one of the best in Ontario – dry rubbed and cooked low and slow over real hardwood, with a choice of side and sauce. Location: 28 King Street East.
Crooked Uncle Try the full or half rack basted in their Rickards Red Cream Ale BBQ sauce. 1180 Simcoe Street, Oshawa.