Different types of barbecue flavors are a direct result of different types of firewood, from the sweet and smoky taste of apple wood to the pancake-like flavor of maple wood. Expand sauce palates with today's Groupon to Sweet Auburn BBQ. Choose between the following options:
• For $5, you get $10 worth of barbecue fare.
• For $50, you get $100 worth of catering services.
Sweet Auburn dishes out BBQ from its traveling food truck at 1280 Peachtree St. every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Atlantic Station at 1380 Atlantic Dr. every Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Up-to-date locations can be found on the company's Facebook page.
The culinary wizards at Sweet Auburn BBQ conjure up hearty platters of their award-winning barbecued grub, anointing bare faces and fingertips with sweet and tangy sauce. Silence grumbling stomachs before they shout out ATM pin numbers with hefty barbecue plates ($8) piled high with a choice of slow-cooked smoked pork, beef, chicken, or ribs ($3 extra). Lonely entrees can be coupled with an entourage of sides ($2), such as asian-pear coleslaw, fire-roasted corn on the cob, or smoked pinto beans, and thirsty mouths can be quenched by organic asian mint iced tea or strawberry lemonade ($1–$2). Groups of 15 or more can opt for one of Sweet Auburn BBQ's catering packages, delivered by a food truck that runs on barbecue sauce. Fuel the carousal with the Fat Howard's package ($15.95/person), which whips up ribs, brisket, pork, chicken, and dessert. Smaller groups are nourished with boxed sandwich meals ($7.95/person), pairing pulled-pork or chicken sandwiches with chips and a cookie.