Ever since Eli’s BBQ opened in Cincinnati, Ohio on January 20th, I’ve been getting emails from readers saying I should check it out. Since my travels have not led me to Ohio, I’m glad Eli Samuel Johnson from City Beat has been able to visit to give us a review.
Johnson writes owner “Elias “Eli” Leisring, who has been barbecuing for three years, now has a finely tuned barbeque recipe, one that he says has been compared to a Memphis-style sauce, that is being dished out with a fantastic choice of homemade sides and alternatives to the original pulled pork sandwich, such as rib tips and a hickory smoked turkey sandwich.”
He continues with his thoughts. “When it comes down to brass tacks, Eli’s is all about the food. The original pulled pork sandwich ($5) is the result of 18-20 hours of smoking and absolutely worth the wait. Served on a charred honey bun, smothered in Eli’s BBQ sauce and coleslaw, at your discretion of course, the sandwich is the standout on the menu. For an extra three bucks more, you can add two sides. The macaroni and cheese is rich and creamy, packed with love (and butter) while the jalapeno cornbread is as country as it gets: spicy, hearty and full”
Read the entire review HERE
Have you been to Eli’s yet? What are your thoughts? Your favorite dishes?
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