Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Recommended - Jackson's Brothers, Sanford

Address - 2440 Jefferson Davis Hwy. Sanford NC Map
Style - Carry Out and Drive through

For years, the barbecue sign for Jackson's Brothers has been a landmark for me along US 1 in Sanford. The building is a tiny carry-out only restaurant in the middle of a huge gravel parking lot, nestled between Jackson Brothers Produce and a manufactured home sales lot. They only have carry out, but there are a few picnic tables under a tree across the parking lot in front of Ted's Wire Art Museum and Gift shop. The place has personality and darned good barbecue.

My lunch was just a sample, a sliced pork sandwich and a dozen hushpuppies. Except for a chunk of cartilage, the pork was excellent, reminiscent of Fuzzy's. The hushpuppies were great, typical of central North Carolina style.

The business has a web-site for all of the different businesses that Jackson Brothers run. It is a relic of old farm-based Southern living.

I'll definitely be back.

1 comment:

tonycat said...

Does anyone know who supplied the barbeque for the "Carolina Barbeque" dinners at the Kentucky Fried Chicken store in Chapel Hill, NC at the edge of Carrboro, back in the 1970's? It was delicious! Almost a fine shred, smoky flavor, no visible sauce. I have never forgotten it since being a student at UNC-CH in the 1970s. It could have been shipped in from afar, but I wondered if it was local.