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Texas style BBQ beef ribs, what are they?

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So last week I went to a BBQ restaurant. One item on the menu was:

Texas style BBQ beef rib $32

I noticed the lack of "s" at the end of "rib", and the price (!!). It wasn't a fancy restaurant or anything.

What kind of beef rib is that? I love beef ribs and have been trying to grill them (I've never smoked anything in my life) to great success, and want to try some more, however the beef ribs I get are on the inexpensive side, and I can easily eat 2 or 3 of them in one sitting, so I can't imagine they're the same thing.

Any idea?
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Well, a few points to make. Texas style generally denotes a low and slow barbecue and a dry rub (at the most) on the meat. At the price point mentioned for a single rib i would have to guess that it is a "short rib" recipe, and probably just dressed with salt and pepper. While you might be able to polish off several standard beef ribs, the short rib is incredibly rich (beef cheesecake, really) and one rib should be a nice portion.

I've been doing these on the Weber Smoky mountain for 14hrs at 250* and they are awe-inspiring and sickeningly decadent...
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