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Tag: Warthog BBQ

July
7th

Now open: Four restaurants from Parkland to Tacoma serving hot dogs, Hawaiian eats, barbecue and ice cream

Pictured here, a three-bone rib platter with beans, potato salad and cornbread. The ribs come with a hefty helping of smoke flavor.
Pictured here, a three-bone rib platter with beans, potato salad and cornbread. The ribs come with a hefty helping of smoke flavor at Warthog BBQ Pit, which just opened a second location.

Well, the wait is over. Four restaurants have opened in neighborhoods from Parkland to Tacoma. Find casual Hawaiian fare (loco moco plate, anyone?); wood-tinged barbecued meats; ice cream in fanciful flavors and gourmet hot dogs paired with the region’s best craft beer list. Here are details of each opening:   Read more »

May
24th

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.