Friday, July 21, 2017

Fiddle-dee-dee... BBQ

One staple associated with the south, after all it's mentioned in the first ten minutes of "Gone with the Wind," is barbecue. The slow cooking of smoking with indirect heat and grill is packed with flavor. Calhoun County is home to many barbecue havens, all with their own flavors, styles and sauces.

Cooter Brown's Rib Shack
8464 Alabama Hwy 204, Jacksonville AL 35265 - 256-435-1514Alabama's 100 Dishes to eat before you die has its share of BBQ, including Cooter Brown's Ribs. Don't let the little shack deceive you. They also have Hillbilly Egg Rolls, a tribute to Carolina BBQ.

Baby Boy’s BBQ
1292 Ponderosa Trail, Eastaboga AL 36260 - (256) 454-8246
If you're able to attend a community event, these guys will probably be there, food truck and all, perfect for a summer day outside. 

Betty's Bar-B-Q
401 S Quintard Avenue, Anniston AL 36201 - 256-237-1411
This family owned restaurant is always packed at lunch, as is evident as you may struggle to find parking, but they dish out so community renowned BBQ specials. 

Bill's Bar Be Que, LLC
916 West 10th Street, Anniston, AL 36201 - 256-770-7175
This family is known and loved by the community, respected for his knowledge, experience and dedication to the community. There isn't make community events that they'll miss. 

Brad's Bar BQ
1809 Hwy 78 East, Oxford, AL 36203 - 256-831-7878
This is another respected family. It's all in the family, working together to dish out the best meals they can, conveniently located in Oxford near the mall. 

Dad's Bar-B-Que
3105 McClellan Blvd, Anniston, AL 36204 - 256-238-4323
700 Noble Street, Anniston, AL 36201 - 256-238-4323
This local chain dishes out smoked chicken and bbq with several choices for sauces. Try the "honey mustard," and you won't regret it. 

Local Joe's at Alexandria
8314 Alabama Highway 144, Alexandria,  AL 36250 - (256) 241-6796
Voted Alabama's Small Business person of the Year for 2017, this local chain is known for its catering, but the smoked turkey and BBQ highlight the spread. 

Don't take our word for it! Experience BBQ yourself! Visit and taste test the deep roots of Alabama BBQ! 

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