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Big Shanty Smokehouse Restaurant Review: An interesting smoked salmon dip makes an uncommon, upscale starter, and ribs show good caramelization on the outside and a nice pink smoke ring that verifies their having been cooked slowly over wood, but our last tasting of them found they lacked seasoning. Fine pulled pork has lots of bark (outside meat), adding to the complexity. Only one sauce is offered---a purist's preference---and it's a tangy tomato-based number. We're still not crazy about the sausage, which, although homemade, seems dry and shows an unappealing texture. Sides include Brunswick stew and a mixture of black beans and other legumes. Mac 'n' cheese is made with elbow macaroni, with a medium-bodied cheesy sauce. Banana pudding and coconut cake are available for dessert. Sweet tea is the quaff of choice. A nice addition: Gluten-free bread baked on site for the pulled pork sandwich.