Located at a prime location in the Irvine Spectrum next to the theater, Wood Ranch BBQ really does know what the public wants. It’s clean and polished with a restraint that sees no steer heads on the walls or a speck of sawdust on the floor. Forgo every meat on offer in favor of the tri tip. Approach it from any angle, and it cuts the same, as if your knife were a lightsaber and the beef were Jell-O. Along with tenderness, there’s a fullness of flavor—a deep-seeded, cellular-level attribute that immediately renders moot the roster of other steaks.
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Thursday, December 8, 2011 at 4:30 a.m. by Edwin Goei
If there's any debate worth having about barbecue, it's the one about the debate. Otherwise, the only agreement you'll reach is that there's a lot of disagreement. A Texan will, naturally, have to disavow anything that someone from ...