The Other Critics: Ribs And More Ribs

• Joy Manning declares the pacu ribs at Kanella among the best ribs of the summer, period, with “flavor is as big as any other ribs in town.” [Restaurant Club/Philly Mag]

Holy Smoke is also all about the ribs, where chef Keith Taylor’s “polyamorous approach” bears “falling-off-the-bone St. Louis ribs get dressed in tangy, vinegar-tinged Carolina-style sauce,” that work for Adam Erace. [Philadelphia Weekly]

• Reopened Girasole wins over David Snyder who praises the food as “a testament to what’s possible when incredible ingredients are placed in careful, capable hands.” [City Paper]

• The smashed onion burger is not the most refined option on the menu at Sketch, “but there is something so amazingly primal about the smashed onion burger,” that Craig LaBan “simply can’t resist.” [Inquirer]


The Other Critics: Ribs And More Ribs