Appetizers

September 4, 2014

At age 55, John’s Oyster Bar is still king of the seafood pan roast

The Best In the West Nugget Rib Cook-Off in Sparks, Nev., was a big-time throwdown at which 23 professional cookers competed for cash, trophies and braggin’ rights. Over the five-day Labor Day “weekend,” they sold 250,000 pounds of St. Louis-style bones (and a whole lot of funnel cakes, onion rings and roasted corn) to a Rib Nation a half-million strong.

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