Mabel's BBQ Among the Best Ribs in America
These Are Among the Best Ribs in America
USA Today - Larry Olmsted
Cleveland has enjoyed a dramatic urban revival in the past few years, with new hotels, attractions, restaurants, the greatly expanded Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and suddenly successful sports teams playing downtown. It has also produced a surprisingly rich roster of home grown chefs, and at the top of the heap is beloved hometown culinary hero Michael Symon. While Symon made his name in fine dining (and continues to do so), he also has a great casual Midwestern chain of burger, bratwurst and craft beer eateries called the B Spot, with a dedication to regional flair, which this column visited a few years back and enjoyed. Symon introduced his high-profile take on Cleveland style barbecue with Mabel's BBQ in 2016. Read more.