Barbecue sauce can make a good meal even better, as can good company and a waiter who rubs your throat as you chew. Chow down with this Groupon.
$10 for $20 Worth of Barbecue
Tom’s menu showcases savory meats such as Carolina pork shoulder ($7.50 for a sandwich, $9/lb.) and Texas beef brisket ($9.50 for a sandwich, $15/lb.), as well as quarter slabs of ribs ($12.50) served with two sides such as hush puppies or fried apples.
Tom Engel burst onto the culinary scene in 1977 when he opened Richards Cafe and Little Richards. Now, in his eponymous house of barbecue, he draws on more than 30 years of culinary experience to roast brisket, chicken, and carolina pork shoulder, drawing out their natural flavors with one of nine sauces. These savory potions—which range from sweet and mild to spicy to Cheerwine sauce—sizzle on the grill, punching up a menu that overflows with homestyle treats such as hush puppies, meaty barbecue baked potatoes, and saucy ribs. Tom's BBQ also deliver catered Southern feasts to parties, special events, and straw houses to send their residents a stern message.