It's official. The end of summer is here. Say goodbye to long days at the beach, late night sunsets, and barbecuin' on the grill.
Speaking of barbecue, here's where to celebrate National Baby Back Rib Day from LA to San Diego and even Austin, Texas.
After all, Labor Day weekend commemorates summer's last weekend before heading home to reality – so let's go big.
A-Frame in LA, CA
- lincoln log stacked, air-dried so they're not greasy, but honestly could have used more fat, Baby Back Ribs with Hoison Chili Glaze, bias cut Scallions & Sesame Seeds
Julian Brewing Co. and Bailey Woodpit BBQ in Julian, CA
- tangy 'n sweet sauce, kinda chewy 'n fatty pork, Half Rack of Baby Back Ribs with Side of too intense chopped Raw Garlic & Parmesan Fries and devilishly creamy Mac & Cheese
Lamberts Barbecue in Austin, TX
- the best of all the meats, tender, juicy 'n fatty in all the right ways, Natural Black Angus Brisket with Brown Sugar & Coffee Rub and House Pickled Escabeche