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We broke it for you in April and now it’s true – Dinosaur Bar-b-que Coming to Stamford, CT in 2012!

11 Oct

OmNomCT <3’s Dinosaur BBQ!

Update:  as of 5 pm, 12/5/12, Dinosaur Stamford is open.  Check our review!

We don’t like to brag…well, ok, I guess we do… but just this one time, ok?  We told you back in April about how Dinosaur Bar-b-que, a NY BBQ favorite, was working on plans to expand to Stamford.  Being the savvy journalists that we are, we investigated and updated you on their negotiations.  Well, Omnomivores, Stamford Advocate just shared that it’s a done deal.  Dinosaur BBQ is officially opening up in Stamford’s South End in November 2012.  Yay!!

We’re so psyched to try Dinosaur Bar-b-que and see how it compares to the original up in my stomping grounds, da CUSE! Especially after being official judges at the Blues, Views & BBQ festival.  Yep, we’re the real deal now!

So, who’s going to be checking it out?  Who’s so excited they’re licking their lips?  We’ll be here to count down the days with ya!

(Thanks for pointing us to the article Erin!)

Dinosaur Bar-b-que

845 Canal Street

Stamford, CT

Dinosaur BBQ on Urbanspoon

Are the rumors true? Is Dinosaur Bar-b-que coming to Stamford, CT?

10 Apr

Update:  as of 5 pm, 12/5/12, Dinosaur Stamford is open.  Check our review!

 If you haven’t had a chance to try Dinosaur BBQ yet, then either get into NYC stat or take a weekend trip up to one of their three upstate locations in Syracuse, Rochester, or Troy, because it is da bomb! See, I grew up about 45 minutes from Syracuse and went to Syracuse University, so I would hit up Dinosaur BBQ whenever I had the chance. What exactly is Dinosaur BBQ you might be asking? *ahem, blasphemy* Dinosaur BBQ is a down and dirty BBQ joint and bar that started as essentially a food truck touring motorcycle shows, fairs, and festivals before settling down at their first location in Syracuse in 1988. See, good things do start in upstate NY (like moi, hehe). Now, all four locations are frequented by bikers and BBQ lovers alike. With fantastically tender ribs and pork, delicious side dishes like to-die-for potato salad, and sauces so good they’re sold at grocery stores across the U.S., Dinosaur BBQ can rival any seasoned BBQ joint of the south!

So, when we heard a rumor a few weeks ago that my beloved Dinosaur BBQ is coming to Stamford, CT, I almost exploded with excitement.  But, never being ones to spread rumors without a little fact checking, we emailed Dinosaur BBQ’s corporate office for some answers.  So, word from the horse’s mouth is they are in negotiations for a Stamford spot (supposedly in the up-and-coming Harbor Point area), but nothing is final yet. Now it’s final. :)

So, we promise to update this post as soon as we hear more, but it sounds like things are moving along well.  Until then, there’s a Facebook page to rally for Dinosaur BBQ to come to Stamford. Hey, I know it won’t make it happen any sooner, but we can all hope, right?

Dinosaur Bar-b-que

845 Canal Street

Stamford, CT

Dinosaur BBQ on Urbanspoon

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