Just like Moses and his people wandered the desert, I've been traveling the back roads of this country on my own journey to the Barbecue Promised Land.  I'd have taken better notes had I known I'd be writing a book.

— Mike Mills

Peace, Love, and Barbecue

dbarrow's Review of The Swinging Door

  • Potato Salad: Mayo and eggs with big potato chunks. Not bad, but I prefer mustard over mayo.
  • Beans: Chilibeans - Mikey, no likey.
  • Sausage: Sweet flavors and good smoke throughout. Excellent!!
  • Sauce: Too much vinegar and not enough spice.
  • Atmosphere: Family friendly restaurant. Green & white checkered tablecloths. Juicy pig barbecued pie sign and lots of beer signs. They have their own root beer! Lots of women on the staff and the beer is icy!
  • Coleslaw: Quite tasty with raisins. Interesting combination, I like it!!
  • Brisket: Firmer than I prefer, but not bad.
  • Spare Rib: Lots of bark and tough, not my favorite.
Main Fare: 
6.1
Other Fare: 
4.5
Atmosphere: 
7