When reviewing a restaurant, it's important to go at least twice to gauge consistency of quality, and it's crucial to try a wide sampling to evaluate a restaurant's competence along a range of menu items. In short, a whole lot of food gets ordered.
It was just embarrassing how much food the Fox-Wood party ordered on a Saturday trek to Martin's. How will we ever eat all this, I wondered of the plates upon plates of barbecued wings, pull-apart ribs, juicy ribbons of pork, bulging sandwiches, meaty haunches with thick bark, and goodness knows what else.
The secret is to skip breakfast. And also, barbecue helps. Things might have been different if it were a bakery, or ice cream. When the barbecue is really good, it's tough to step away from a half-full plate.
In the end, shoulders to the wheel, we managed to demolish nearly all of it, except a few stray fries. A view of the wreckage, after the jump ...