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Short Sugar’s, Reidsville NC

Short Sugar’s, Reidsville NC

A last-minute change of plans left me racing the clock to make it to this 65 year-old restaurant before the sun went down. Known for its unusually sweet sauce, this is a terrific family-owned barbecue joint, and one of the trip’s highlights. Continue reading

Allen & Son Barbeque, Chapel Hill NC

Allen & Son Barbeque, Chapel Hill NC

The farthest east that I went on this trip for barbecue was to this little shack quietly hiding in some woods near I-40, so I’m afraid that I still didn’t go far enough east to have some actual “Eastern North Carolina” barbecue, but I’m very glad that I stopped by for this good meal. Continue reading