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B's Cracklin Barbeque

Update: Chef Brian unfortunately displayed his unwillingness to give full hospitality to the disabled on a return visit. The wheelchair ramp was blocked; the chef handled the situation poorly.

Grant and Marie invited me to join them for dinner at B's Cracklin Barbeque. I'm glad they did---the food was excellent and the location was great for a fall evening. The restaurant is located in the Riverside neighborhood of west Atlanta. I parked next to the portable smoker; the restaurant also has a much larger BBQ shed. I could smell the smoke as I walked in, always a good sign.

Chef Brian stopped by and very graciously talked with us for several minutes. This location is an outpost of the original Savannah location.

I ordered the two-meat plate with brisket and ribs. The brisket was excellent, very moist and rich. The ribs were my favorite---very flavorful and moist. It's hard to find a real corn cake and this one was outstanding. The okra and slaw were also excellent. The peach mustard sauce was superb on both the beef and pork. The chef told us that the vinegar sauce also contains some peach nectar.

Grant and Marie concentrated on the sandwiches, which they reported to be outstanding.

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