Central Ohio's last Damon's Grill to close soon in Newark

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Oliver Canterberry

Columbus, OH

#1 Oct 20, 2013
Sad.

I enjoyed the downtown Damon's but have not eaten there since 2003 since City Barbeque and Hoggys both have better ribs in better more convenient locations.

If also illuminates how those who have to generate a profit are at such a disadvantage to those in government monopolies where standards are oftentimes inconsequential if not outright irrelevant.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#2 Oct 20, 2013
When and how did City and Hoggy's get a monopoly on the rib market?

woof
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#3 Oct 20, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
When and how did City and Hoggy's get a monopoly on the rib market?
woof
thanks again for so bluntly pointing out your complete idiocy.
Duke for Mayor

Akron, OH

#4 Oct 20, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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thanks again for so bluntly pointing out your complete idiocy.
I would really like to know. How did City and Hoggy's get a monopoly on the rib market?

I find it fascinating.

woof
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#5 Oct 20, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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I would really like to know. How did City and Hoggy's get a monopoly on the rib market?
I find it fascinating.
woof
the fish quit having sex, so there were no ribs to grill.

tell me about fish sex again please O brilliant dog chit king Dukie.
Duke for Mayor

Uniontown, OH

#6 Oct 20, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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the fish quit having sex, so there were no ribs to grill.
tell me about fish sex again please O brilliant dog chit king Dukie.
Has anybody ever told you what sarcasm is?

If not, I suggest that you look into it. It may prove to be very helpful.

woof
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#7 Oct 20, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Has anybody ever told you what sarcasm is?
If not, I suggest that you look into it. It may prove to be very helpful.
woof
reality is not sarcasm.

there is no further explanation required to explain your stupidity.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#8 Oct 20, 2013
Duke for Mayor wrote:
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Has anybody ever told you what sarcasm is?
If not, I suggest that you look into it. It may prove to be very helpful.
woof
tell me again about fish sex please O little duke.

you barking at shadows again?
Enzyte Bob

United States

#9 Oct 21, 2013
Damon's sucked;
Hoggys sucked except the corn bread;
City overrated, bland, but the meat is juicy and moist;

I like smokey bones better than any of them.
Reality Speaks

Columbus, OH

#10 Oct 21, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
Damon's sucked;
Hoggys sucked except the corn bread;
City overrated, bland, but the meat is juicy and moist;
I like smokey bones better than any of them.
Go to Dallas to experience real barbecue.

Smokey Bones is just another wannabe imitator soon to fade away in the sunset.

For a chain......Montgomery Inn has no competition in Columbus for best consistent ribs.

Applebees serves riblets which is really roasted neck with sauce. They must be liberal to redefine spine as ribmeat.
Enzyte Bob

United States

#11 Oct 21, 2013
Reality Speaks wrote:
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Go to Dallas to experience real barbecue.
Smokey Bones is just another wannabe imitator soon to fade away in the sunset.
For a chain......Montgomery Inn has no competition in Columbus for best consistent ribs.
Applebees serves riblets which is really roasted neck with sauce. They must be liberal to redefine spine as ribmeat.
I was at a Montgomery Inn in Cincy several years ago. I didn't see what the big deal was. I didn't say Smokey Bones was great, just that I liked them better than the others.
Enzyte Bob

United States

#12 Oct 21, 2013
While the others are at least edible, Damon's absolutely sucked. Awful food.

Rush Limbaugh once was going on and on about how great they are. Either a buddy of his had to own the franchise, he was paid to say it, or he just has awful taste.

“animis opibusque parati”

Since: Oct 12

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#13 Oct 21, 2013
Route 62 BBQ, Johnstown.
No finer Q north of the Mason-Dixon.

“Paper Or Plastic?”

Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#14 Oct 21, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
Damon's sucked;
Hoggys sucked except the corn bread;
City overrated, bland, but the meat is juicy and moist;
I like smokey bones better than any of them.
I'm a City BBQ fan. The last time I visited Damon's in Chillicothe, the ribs were seriously nothing but bones, no meat to speak of on them. They closed that location a few years ago and opened a Roosters. I haven't been there yet.

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

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#15 Oct 21, 2013
rowdy01 wrote:
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I'm a City BBQ fan. The last time I visited Damon's in Chillicothe, the ribs were seriously nothing but bones, no meat to speak of on them. They closed that location a few years ago and opened a Roosters. I haven't been there yet.
How did you get thoses badges, rowdy?
What do they mean? I have seen them many times.
Hope all is well.

“Paper Or Plastic?”

Since: Nov 11

Albakoikee

#16 Oct 21, 2013
BizzyBee wrote:
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How did you get thoses badges, rowdy?
What do they mean? I have seen them many times.
Hope all is well.
I used to visit another site called "OddTrivia" or something to that effect. Its been so long I forget how to enter it. The badges are for a certain number of posts and props given by the other posters there.

“Bee Hive Jive”

Since: Apr 10

Location hidden

#17 Oct 21, 2013
rowdy01 wrote:
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I used to visit another site called "OddTrivia" or something to that effect. Its been so long I forget how to enter it. The badges are for a certain number of posts and props given by the other posters there.
Oh, I was just wondering.
Thanks!
sidekick

Columbus, OH

#18 Oct 21, 2013
rowdy01 wrote:
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I used to visit another site called "OddTrivia" or something to that effect. Its been so long I forget how to enter it. The badges are for a certain number of posts and props given by the other posters there.
One badge looks like you have the high score at Space Invaders.
Big Johnson

Columbus, OH

#19 Oct 21, 2013
sidekick wrote:
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One badge looks like you have the high score at Space Invaders.
Or cooties.
sidekick

Columbus, OH

#20 Oct 21, 2013
Enzyte Bob wrote:
Damon's sucked;
Hoggys sucked except the corn bread;
City overrated, bland, but the meat is juicy and moist;
I like smokey bones better than any of them.
After eating them downtown at the rib fest, I've not had any close to being that good. As for the pulled sandwich style, City BBQ had a good beef one, but the pork seemed bland.
And yes, Damon's was terrible.

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