This Unassuming BBQ Joint In Tennessee Is The Definition Of A Hidden Gem

Tennessee is known for its barbecue, with each of the different regions of the state being known for different styles. While you can find wet, whole-hog barbecue all over Tennessee, true Memphis dry-rub is much harder to come by in the Eastern reaches of the state. One couple in Chattanooga is looking to fix that with their new restaurant in an old, converted convenience store. While the space may be small, the barbecue has massive flavor, and this hidden gem likely won’t be hidden for long.

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