That Boy Good: A rub above - San Diego, California News Station - KFMB Channel 8 - cbs8.com

That Boy Good: A rub above

Posted: Updated:

OCEANSIDE (CBS 8) - Anybody can open a barbeque restaurant, but it take special ju-ju to qualify as a rib joint. That Boy Good in downtown Oceanside definitely makes the cut.

"It's a telltale sign of what is coming down in Oceanside and how busy this place is going to be once everybody finds out how great this place is," Mark Millwood said.

Mark was raised in Mississippi, bulked up on his mother's cooking and cut his culinary teeth in corporate America. Now, alongside his wife Kim, he's home cookin' on Pacific Coast Highway.

The ribs are smoked and rubbed down with the house sauce, which is Coca-Cola based.

TBG's menu is small but mighty.

"I would rather do a few things great, than a lot of things mediocre," Mark said.

Everything is made from scratch, from collard greens to beans.

"We've got the collard greens. We hand pick those, cook them down with a little house-made bacon, a little crushed up pepper, onion, chicken stock, lemon juice. So they get this rich, deep, smoky, barbeque flavor. It's just ridiculous. It's so good," Mark said.

And out of this pint-sized kitchen comes a cholesteric nightmare of epic proportions: the dirty fries -- home-cut fries, covered with macaroni and cheese sauce and smothered in pulled pork. It's the perfect finger food for your big day.

"Last year, we did weddings on the beach. We do corporate events all the time," Kim said.

Consult your cardiologist and come on down. This joint is pure pork pullers' joy.

That Boy Good
207 N. Coast Highway
Oceanside, CA 92054
(760) 433-4BBQ (4227)

  • Larry Himmel's NeighborhoodsMore>>

  • Time is up today

    Time is up today

    Wednesday, September 10 2014 10:29 PM EDT2014-09-11 02:29:40 GMT
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
    Heads up! Allied Gardens is about to have its clock cleaned. Time, which has stood at still at the triangle corner of Waring Road and Zion Avenue for the past six years is finally marching on. 
  • Poway's power breakfast

    Poway's power breakfast

    Tuesday, September 9 2014 11:42 PM EDT2014-09-10 03:42:18 GMT
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
    A former police officer has found his niche in a countrified cafe where locals get a jump start on the day. 
  • Every picture tells a story

    Every picture tells a story

    Monday, September 8 2014 9:37 PM EDT2014-09-09 01:37:44 GMT
    Recently a CBS News 8 viewer uncovered a box of archive photos at the Swap Meet. The stacks of black-and-white pictures provide a great look back at KFMB's broadcast history. 
    Recently a CBS News 8 viewer uncovered a box of archive photos at the Swap Meet. The stacks of black-and-white pictures provide a great look back at KFMB's broadcast history. 
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Midwest Television, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.