Destination Food: Rufus Ribs in Pictures

Destination Food: Rufus Ribs in Pictures
John Linn

A couple weeks ago, New Times featured a review on Rufus Ribs, a roadside BBQ trailer in Boynton Beach serving some mean 'cue. As an addendum to

our review

, check out this visual display of what Rufus has going on under that big, iron smoker. Click on any picture for a high-res version.


Walk up to the trailer, located along Federal Highway, and order a multitude of BBQ dinners from the friendly staff.
Walk up to the trailer, located along Federal Highway, and order a multitude of BBQ dinners from the friendly staff.
John Linn


Owner and operator Rufus Allen mans the collosal barrel smoker out back. Step near this thing, and you'll smell like a campfire the rest of the day.
Owner and operator Rufus Allen mans the collosal barrel smoker out back. Step near this thing, and you'll smell like a campfire the rest of the day.
John Linn
Allen smokes his ribs slow and low for three hours, lending the meat a deliciously caramelized crust and tender, juicy bite.
Allen smokes his ribs slow and low for three hours, lending the meat a deliciously caramelized crust and tender, juicy bite.
John Linn

A $10 rib dinner comes with four huge pork spare ribs, as well as two sides of your choice.
A $10 rib dinner comes with four huge pork spare ribs, as well as two sides of your choice.
John Linn

A creamy dollop of mac and cheese is not baked in the traditional way, instead it's flecked with breadcrumbs and served gooey and delicious.
A creamy dollop of mac and cheese is not baked in the traditional way, instead it's flecked with breadcrumbs and served gooey and delicious.
John Linn


Collard Greens are stewed slowly and sinfully laced with chunks of smokey pork for a perfect balance of sweet and savory.
Collard Greens are stewed slowly and sinfully laced with chunks of smokey pork for a perfect balance of sweet and savory.
John Linn
Ribs are the star of the show, with a vibrant red smoke ring that begs you to take a bite.
Ribs are the star of the show, with a vibrant red smoke ring that begs you to take a bite.
John Linn

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