Baby Blues has nothing to hide, ribs-wise.
Beef brisket ($13.95) is one of the classic cuts of tough but tasty meat. Here it's braised in beer, which lends a pleasant sourness, and served in shreds, like a disintegrating garment. Its nearest relation might be ropa vieja, a Cuban dish of shredded flank steak. Shredding tough cuts before serving them is wise; it not only makes the customer's job easier but adds a final layer of insurance that any remaining toughness demons have been exorcised.
Desserts are of the down-home school. We reached a split decision on a peach pie ($5) littered with blueberries; Dr. No thought it wasn't sweet enough, but I liked the homemade-ness of it, including the fine, flaky pastry. But we both loved the banana mousse ($5), which was like a gelato that managed to stay solid at room temperature and was enhanced by pulverized vanilla cookies. There was also plenty of it, so, like spackle, it helped fill any last gaps left by the savory dishes. We did get up feeling a pound or two heavier.
BABY BLUES BBQ
Mon.Thurs., 11:30 a.m.10 p.m.;
Fri.Sat., 11:30 a.m.11 p.m.; Sun., noon10 p.m.
3149 Mission, SF
Beer and wine
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