By Ben Waterhouse | For The Oregonian/OregonLive | Posted January 31, 2019 at 07:05 AM
Portland’s Southwest suburbs used to be almost a smoke-free zone. Five years ago, rib-craving residents of the west side had only two options: Pine Shed Ribs in Lake Oswego and the Tigard branch of local chain Buster’s. But times have changed. In recent years, the region has seen a barbecue boom, with new restaurants and carts popping up between downtown Beaverton and Wilsonville. We tried every one we could find.