Ribs and white bread
Dreamland Bar-B-Que, Tuscaloosa
University of Alabama paraphernalia lines the walls of the original Dreamland building where hickory-smoked pork spareribs have been grilled to perfection for more than 50 years. The sauce recipe is a tightly kept secret, but what we do know is that it's a vinegar-based sauce with hints of garlic and brown sugar. Dreamland encourages its customers to use the slices of white bread served with the ribs to soak up any extra sauce left on their plates.
Celebrities like Reba McEntire and Hank Williams Jr. have been known to stop by the restaurant to sample the legendary ribs and sauce. And once you’ve visited the original, it’s likely you’ll want more. Luckily, ribs can be ordered and shipped right to your front door, fully cooked, vacuum-sealed and packed on dry ice. Rib packages include Dreamland's famous sauce and a loaf of Sunbeam bread.