One Perfect Meal: Blue Ribbon BBQ
When we’re too lazy to spend six hours minding a smoker, Blue Ribbon takeout satisfies our cravings for ’cue. 908 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, 781-648-7427; 1375 Washington St., West Newton, 617-332-2583; blueribbonbbq.com.
• A jar of sweet, lemony iced tea, $1.19
• Duo platter of North Carolina pulled pork and Kansas City burnt ends with black-eyed corn, coleslaw, and cornbread, $14.99
• 1/2 pint of homemade pickles, $2.49
• A slice of tangy Key lime pie with whipped cream, $3.49
Total + 7% meals tax: $23.71