Gallery: First Impressions of Hometown Barbecue in Red Hook

A Hometown Feast
A Hometown Feast

Jalapeño and cheddar sausage, baby back ribs, brisket.

The menu
The menu

As items sell out they are stricken from the menu. Moments after this picture was taken pit master Bill Durney crossed off beef ribs off the list, much to the chagrin of those in line. Such is barbecue, such is life.

End of the line
End of the line

The carving station.

Slicing baby backs
Slicing baby backs

A carver makes short work of a rack of ribs.

Cutting brisket
Cutting brisket
Short ribs
Short ribs

The last three short ribs of the day—prime items may sell out early.

Slicing short ribs
Slicing short ribs

A carver divides the ribs.

The proverbial Flinstonian rib
The proverbial Flinstonian rib
Writing on the wall
Writing on the wall

It is hard to miss the sign painted on Hometown's wall.

Logo
Logo

I love the steer logo.

Front door
Front door

The logo makes its way to the door as well.

Smoke and mirrors
Smoke and mirrors

The mirror above the bar reveals the line that snakes around the room.

Star and stripes
Star and stripes

A large flag dominates the wall adjacent to the bar.