Hogue Barmichael's, 1976 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa. The kitchen is open Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5 to 9 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday from noon to 9 p.m. (714) 645-3678. Best known as a premiere meet market, on Friday and Saturday nights this bar/restaurant continues to live up to its reputation. But weeknights, there's plenty of room to sit, order a sizzling steak, a crisp salad or a juicy hamburger and take in the funky decor. It's strictly countertop ordering and strictly cash. Joey's Bar-B-Q, 1339 N. East St., Anaheim. Open Tuesday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Friday 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Saturday 4 to 10 p.m., and Sunday 4 to 9 p.m. (714) 991-9040. Meat so tender it melts in your mouth, served dripping in a sweet, tangy barbecue sauce, in portions hearty enough to satisfy most any appetite. This place is rib heaven.