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Offline goalieboy29

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good eats in Florida
« on: February 01, 2006, 01:54:49 am »
Hey Gang,

Hope everyone is doing fine and having a greeat new year!
Since we are still locked in ice here in the frozen North, the wife and I are getting away to Florida. Anyone know of any can't miss BBQ joints in the Port Charlotte/Sarasota/Fort Myers area?

Been way too cold to smoke my own and I gotta git me some real soon...

Thanks for any suggestions brothers and sisters...

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Offline twolone

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #1 on: February 02, 2006, 04:47:56 am »
Goalie Boy,

I do not know any good BBQ Joints in the Ft. Myers area, but please post any reviews here. I am keeping a running database of BBQ nationwide (mainly Texas) and would appreciate any contribution. :)

Also, as someone who has often been to Florida (and who remembers the 2000 election) please remember that some people in Florida are "challenged". Watch out, and try not to stress. I really wish that previous statement was all joke.

Happy BBQ hunting!

Longhorns & Cowboys. BBQ of Champions.

Offline owrstrich

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #2 on: February 02, 2006, 11:54:10 am »
29...

florida...

seafood buffet...

any questions...

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #3 on: February 03, 2006, 01:10:05 am »
Well, that seems a little bleak. As a Canuck, I guess I figured that all BBQ comes from the South, and since Florida is the MOST South..., well you see where I'm going here.

Anyway, I know for sure that they do have great golf courses, so we are half way to heaven. Now, if only I could find me some pulled pork...

Owrstrich, I hear you on the saefood. Being fish lovers, we're OK with that. But I gotta admit, I have never had ANY fish that tastes as good as ribs... mmmm, ribs...

Thanks for the input fellas.

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #4 on: February 08, 2006, 02:43:53 am »
Dixie Crossroads in Titusville. Definately worth the drive.

Last time I was there, the "Hungry Man 5-Lobster Special" was $30 some.

They've got all-you-can-eat shrimp, cooked any way you like, in the mid-$20 range.

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #5 on: February 08, 2006, 05:11:03 am »
Remember this... Florida is a<b> <font color="blue">RIGHT SHOOT STATE </font id="blue"></b>now. Don't get into any type of road rage here. Or you might end up being very-very dead.

This is not a joke. I know. I live here.

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Offline gary_CO

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #6 on: February 08, 2006, 05:54:37 am »
On a different note, ther is/was a place in New Orleans that was famous for its BBQ shrimp. It was served in a broth. I don't think the shrimp was actually BBQ'd, but oh God, was that stuff good.

The name of the restaurant was Pascal's Manale, I think. It was not in the french quarters, but close to Loyola University. Anyone else ever go there? I wonder if it's still in operation after Katrina...

Offline Brother Bill

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #7 on: February 08, 2006, 07:45:55 pm »
Best BBQ in Ft. Myers area are the RIB CITY GRILLS. Threr are a number of them in SW florida as well as other parts of the US.

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #8 on: February 08, 2006, 07:48:15 pm »
Best BBQ in Ft. Myers area are the RIB CITY GRILLS. Threr are a number of them in SW florida as well as other parts of the US.

Brother Bill

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Re: good eats in Florida
« Reply #9 on: February 15, 2006, 02:36:13 am »
Hey Guys,

Just got in from sunny Florida to find your posts. Thanks for the hard work. Brother Bill,as coincidence would have it, (maybe you channeled your mesage via smoke... ooh, scary) we happened to stumble on a Rib City in Venice and man, that was some good eating.

Olds, luckily, nothing but good experiences with the locals but we were pretty careful.

Thanks again guys.

goalieboy29

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