Eli's BBQ sits along the banks of the Ohio River in a nondescript residential neighborhood. There aren't any words on the restaurant's signage; just a straightforward symbol of a pig. And while it may not look like much from the outside, Eli's is worth the porky pilgrimage, if for nothing else than what is the best pulled pork sandwich in Cincinnati.
'pulled pork sandwiches' on Serious Eats
If there's a pulled pork sandwich on a menu, I'm going to get it. The BBQ Pulled Pork Panino($10) from Indian Road Cafe in Inwood oozes with apple-chipotle barbecue sauce, but doesn't drench the meat.