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Tag: Porter’s Place


Project pork rib: Finding smoky perfection at barbecue restaurants in Pierce County

Restaurant critic Sue Kidd tackled a meaty challenge – smoked pork ribs. Travel with her across Pierce County – from Tacoma to Sumner – as she reviews ribs at six barbecue restaurants that cook their meats slow-and-low over wood.


Restaurants on the move: Porter’s opens on South Tacoma Way, and updates on Upper Crust and Sidebar Bistro

The smoked pork ribs at Porter's Place Southern Cuisine & BBQ are supple, smoky and three-napkin good.

More than six months after closing in the perch situated above La Quinta hotel, Porter’s Place Southern Cuisine & BBQ has reopened on South Tacoma Way. Owner Alton Porter resumed business last week. The restaurant will serve lunch and dinner Tuesday-Saturday, closed Sunday-Monday. Click “more” for details. Read more »