Lets go ahead. Lets commit foodie suicide, Southern-style. Lets express opinions about barbecue, the stuff that provokes more manly passions than guns and breasts. And lets talk about effete intown barbecue!
Everyone knows that the once-popular Dustys on Briarcliff Road has closed. When it opened, 27 years ago, it was a complete novelty in Atlanta because it served cue in the style of eastern North Carolina. That means the sauce was untainted by ketchup, featuring mainly vinegar and varying degrees of hot pepper. Since I spent a good bit of my childhood in Charlotte, I loved the place.
But I quit going to Dustys when its flavors made a decided turn toward the sweeter Georgia-style. I wasnt alone in my observation and complaints about this, and Im not sure if the restaurant ever returned to its roots.
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Photos from the 2007 demolition of the original Williams Street space. https://www.flickr.com/photos/chickpeapie/3350150662/in/photolist-2dEE3J-66Y9qn-66Y9ok-673p3h-66Y9pX-66Y9rX-66Y9nT-66Y9oV-673p5j-6oKZC3-66Y9mV-6zUyyA/
Love their beers! Better than many German beers. Stationed in Germany 12 years.