This is a customer review of Famous Dave's Barbecue Restaurant in Meridian, Idaho. Famous Dave's is a barbecue restaurant chain with many locations throughout several states in the continental U.S. This review is specifically for the Famous Dave's restaurant located at 3510 North Eagle Road in the city of Meridian, Idaho. The Meridian location is open daily for lunch and dinner.
Now that I live 2500 miles away from my family members, I usually only celebrate the holiday with my immediate family. Even after all of these years, we still prepare our pineapple glazed ham and all of the sides. We always purchase our ham about two weeks in advance. Of course, we also buy a brisket for our Hanukkah dish. Since not many stores in our area sell the brisket we need, we are always sure to look in the circulars and get to the store before all of them are taken. In addition to the Christmas and Hanukkah meals, we bake Rugelach cookies. Sometimes, we'll bake as many as 12 dozen of them!
Individual meals for adults range from $5.99- 10.99 and include menu offerings like rotisserie chicken, roasted turkey, meatloaf, chicken pot pie, and pulled beef slow cooker. Family meals that serve 3-6 are also available for rougly $20-$39. Soups, salads, desserts, and sandwich combos are also available.
Kansas City also began pulled beef brisket developing a reputation for great jazz in the early s and people from the South began following the music and moving to Kansas City including Henry Perry from Memphis. In 1908, Henry started the local barbeque tradition by serving slow-cooked ribs from a downtown trolley barn. Charlie Bryant and his brother Arthur later took over the business from Henry and made Kansas City famous for barbeque. Many presidents have eaten at Arthur Bryant's. John McCain and Sarah Palin made a stop there while campaigning in 2008.
This restaurant deserves its five star rating. The service is impeccable and the atmosphere is extremely peaceful. Each entree is perfectly prepared and is in keeping with the French tradition, accompanied with a sauce that enhances the dish. The staff is knowledgeable and the wine pairings complete each dish. This restaurant is not cheap but well worth the splurge.
Here in the United States true barbecue is really becoming a popular way of cooking in the backyard. Many people are either purchasing a smoker in addition to their grill or they are converting their roast beef brisket grill into a smoker when needed.
These smoke flavors can easily be achieved with your own backyard grill. If you're fortunate enough to own a smoker, then you're all the more prepared to create a smoke flavored treat. For those of you with only a grill, follow me. All is not lost. Many quality barbecue recipes can be accomplished on the average grill.
These steps should get you going. Remember, the Weber Smokey Mountain Cooker Smoker will provide you with many great smoked meals in the years to come. When you get the brisket down, move on to ribs, slow cooker curry recipes, Boston Butt, and even Salmon.