The tale of Lenn Storeys disputed claim as heir to Deacon Burton is Atlanta lore. Story opened Sons Place restaurant in Inman Park down the block from the restaurant where the late Burton first gained fame for serving some of the citys best fried chicken.
We just celebrated our 11th anniversary on August 24th. We took my dads ingredients and just moved them from one corner to another. We havent changed anything, but weve added some things. We just havent stopped growing. We still use the same skillets that he used, and were basically doing the same thing. We have added a lot more as far as the dessert line and those types of things.
Sometimes, it is stressful. But you just have to love doing what youre doing, just love working with people. Thats the bottom line. I get a euphoria when the first customer comes in the door in the morning. It dont matter what nationality or race its people, people are what keeps me going.