Blue Ribbon Barbecue in West Newton serves a North Carolina pulled pork sandwich you dream about. Pork shoulder is smoked for 14 hours until it falls apart, then simmered in a vinegar-based sauce. Its all piled on a soft bulkie roll, which soaks up the juices without falling to bits. D.F.
1375 Washington St., West Newton. 617-332-2583, and 908 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington. 781-648-7427. blueribbonbbq.com