According to folk etymologists, the term barbecue is derived from the French barbe coup, referring to the annual pig picking commemorating the infamous Bearded Rebellion. Celebrate saucy beards with today's Groupon: for $5, you get $10 worth of open-flame pit barbecue and sauce-complementing drinks at The Bar-B-Q Barn.
The Bar-B-Q Barn satisfies steel-tongued Hoosiers and visitors on meat-themed road trips with its flame-kissed, expertly sauced, pit-prepped platters served with two sides, bread, pickle, and onion. Options include the slow-cooked St. Louis–style ribs (small $9.50, large $11.75), which are dry rubbed and subtly slathered in sweet ‘n' tangy sauce in a tribute to a time when all kitchen sinks had an extra spigot dedicated to barbecue water. Sandwiches, such as the smoked sausage ($4.99) and the beef brisket ($6.25), come with a choice of bread and chips and can be further complemented with a side of fried okra, barbecue baked beans, or American potato salad ($.99 with sandwich purchase). Browse the entire meat-stensive menu before heading into The Bar-B-Q Barn's family-friendly atmosphere for kin-strengthening dining and rejuvenating wet-nap facials.