Tiki Ribs with Pineapple Pickles
Star chef Danny Bowien coats ribs with a soy-spiked caramel glaze, which makes them savory and sweet. His tiki-style garnishes: shredded coconut, maraschino cherries and, when he has them handy, cocktail umbrellas. Slideshow: Tiki Cocktail Party
The pineapple pickles can be refrigerated for up to 1 week.
Dishes with a lot of sweetness can be wine killers. But a bold California Zinfandel that has lots of sweet fruit, along with peppery notes, would be good here.