BBQ Restaurant: Spanky's Closing
This just in from Eater via PigTrip....
"Heartland Brewery's barbecue joint Spanky's will close its doors tomorrow after a private farewell party. They'll replace it in March with HB Burger."
Damn. Another of my recommended BBQ places closing down. In my original review I wondered how long Spanky's would survive, but they had a pretty good run for a NYC restaurant, around 3 years. While their BBQ wasn't the best, it was OK and I was rooting for them. Let's just say the outstanding Heartland beers paid for a myriad of sins!
But unfortunately I found myself returning only for the beer and not the food and I guess others must have felt the same way. So long Spanky!
PS. The folks over at Heartland don't waste anytime. Take a look at Spanky's website and you'll be re-directed to the new HB Burger menu. And I must say that I find the new menu rather boring and predictable. There's nothing there to attract me to the new restaurant, but I still wish them well.