Sweet Auburn Barbecue

Sweet Auburn Barbecue



Sweet Auburn Country Picnic Plate

If you start here, you’ll never be able to finish the rest of your meal. This very generous plate of candied bacon, pimento [...]

‘Cue Barbecue

‘Cue BBQ

Pulled Pork…

And Chicken


The meat was a bit dry… even under a rather thick coating of sauce.

Collards & Sweet Potato [...]

Heirloom Market BBQ

Smoked Chicken Wings

Those spicy pickles deserve equal attention. So good, we polished them off too quickly and instantly craved more.

The Georgia Sampler

Ribs, pulled pork…

…brisket and pulled chicken, it was [...]

Hawg Wild BBQ & Catfish House

Hushpuppies, Cornbread Muffin, & Texas Toast

Out of the three, the hushpuppies were the clear winner. They were nicely seasoned and dotted with chives. We devoured each and every one in our basket. And, we were generously offered more.

Smoked Brisket Jalapeño Poppers

Fall Colors, BBQ & Catfish

Dahlonega Gold Museum

Smokin Gold BBQ & Antique Shops Everywhere You Look

Lake Zwerner

Vogel State Park

Further north, it gets better.

Jaemor Farms

Tip # 1 Don’t wait until the weekend before Halloween to go pumpkin shopping.

This field was previously packed with pumpkins.

These were the last pumpkins to remain homeless.

But, there’s still plenty for the kids to [...]

Tipsy Pig BBQ

Tipsy Pig Ribs

Perfect Picnic Food

Tender, smoky ribs touched with a sweet & spicy glaze, they were incredible… AGAIN! Every time we forget just how good these ribs are. And, every time we are blown away by the perfect harmony of smoke, [...]

Moonie’s Texas Barbecue

Smoked Ribs Dusted With Coarsely Ground Black Pepper

Gorgeously smoked, these were simply delicious.

Pulled Pork

Another example of great smoking, this pork was tender, smoky and delicious. What more can you ask for?

How about [...]

Big Shanty Smokehouse BBQ

Sampler Brisket, Ribs, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken & Sausage With Collards & Cheesy Mac

It was all quite good (except for that sausage). The meats were very smoky, tender and paired with a sauce that lets the flavor of each meat shine. The sausage had good flavor, too. [...]

Frank’s Cajun & Soul Kitchen

Boudin Balls

We were starving when we stumbled upon Frank’s by sheer luck. On this very long day of driving and hiking, we were in desperate need of sustenance.

Those balls might look like giant hush puppies. But, they’re so much more. Fried to order, it’s [...]