I haven't seen this thread pop up lately about horrendous BBQ but after today's mess I felt it needed to be revived.
I thought I read somewhere, maybe here maybe not, about a place in Indianapolis called King's Rib on west 16th st. that had good ribs and as many times I've drove by, there always seems to be line of people waiting to get in. The smell from outside is good and I had a little extra time today for lunch so I thought I would give them a shot. Bad mistake! Service was terrible but I could have over looked that if the ribs would have been good but they were some of the worst I've ever ate in my life.
The meat was really fatty and what meat you could pull off the bones was tough and really stringy. The baked beans and sauce was really good tho. Maybe I just ate there on a bad day but I doubt it.