'We're partial to the smokey, meaty ribs, but you could put the restaurant's superlative homemade barbecue sauce (secret recipe, naturally) on a Slim Jim and it'd still be pretty tasty.'
'Far north of the nation's Barbecue Belt, Williamsburg, Brooklyn...is starting to feel like the Barbecue Brooch. Its latest jewel - MABLE'S SMOKEHOUSE - brings to town the smoky style of Oklahoma City.'
'Best New Barbecue Restaurants'
'Friends of Eater Name the Top Newcomers of 2011'
'The sliced brisket, in particular, is superb-rimmed with fat, smoke-ringed, and nicely chewy.'Gosh, I love this place!'
'A good brisket is hard to find north of the Mason-Dixon line, but luckily Mable's brings the beef: nicely fatty, lip-smackingly smoky, and over the top when taken for a dip in the prized family-recipe house sauce.'
'For a roadside BBQ joint with everything but the Dalton, check out Mable's.'
'The SAVEUR 100: The New Classics'
'Drink This: Spiked Cherry Limeade at Mable's Smokehouse'And it's just delicious. I recommend having one (or two. Or three.) with a Frito pie on a hot day.'
'100 Best New York Restaurants: BBQ & Soul Food'The mac and cheese, made with gobs of Velveeta, is catnip for neo-rednecks...'
Inside wild Dolly Parton look-alike contest where outfits cost $3,000 and you can pin the Botox on Kenny Rogers
At New York City's Mable's Smokehouse, Dolly's biggest fans spend thousands on outfits, spout country music knowledge, and compete to out lasso their rivals to take home the sought-after crown.