Bears Den BBQ, Ocoee TN

Popular with rafters and hikers and very, very busy during the summer months, this place serves barbecue that seems to be more in line with what we know about the North Carolina mountains than with eastern Tennessee, and offers a powerful secret weapon in its hot slaw. Continue reading “Bears Den BBQ, Ocoee TN”


Bob’s Brick Oven Pizza, Rock Spring GA

Some rave reviews for this pizza place sent us a half-hour down the road to find a middle-of-nowhere joint whose owner grows his basil in the shop, makes his own root beer and ice cream, and puts quite a lot of his proceeds back into the community. Continue reading “Bob’s Brick Oven Pizza, Rock Spring GA”