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 to BBQ Post 401 in Fredericksburg. Choose between two options:
- For $7, you get $14 worth of barbecue and drinks.
- For $25, you get $50 worth of catered barbecue fare and drinks to be picked up.
A bustling outpost of the famous Dixie Bones barbecue in Woodbridge, BBQ Post 401 sates growling stomachs with selections from the no-nonsense in-house and catering menus. Pork, chicken, and beef slow-cook atop a Southern Pride pit that uses smoky hickory wood to paint the meats' insides pink. Sink chompers into the pork barbecue sandwich ($4.75), or swoon as the chicken barbecue tray ($8.50) combats hunger with the help of two stalwart sides and a wise-cracking bun. BBQ Post 401’s flame tamers eschew excessive sauce baths, instead favoring side servings that facilitate custom saucy-saturation levels.
Catering fare fuels bimonthly family chore-summits with endless permutations of BBQ Post 401’s meaty masterpieces. A three-meat barbecue ($12.95/person) hosts a flavor-filled party for pork, beef, and pulled chicken along with plus-ones such as coleslaw and potato chips. Made in house, sigh-inducing chocolate fudge ($2.50/quarter-pound piece, $9.95/lb. for catering) is a sugar-laced epilogue to eat-fests. Online ordering allows mouths to rest and conserve precious energy for pending munching merriment.