Jim ‘N Nick’s, Birmingham, Alabama Airport Redux

My last report on the Jim ‘N Nick’s at the Birmingham airport was quite critical of the quality of the pork.  https://johntannersbbqblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/12/jim-and-nicks-in-the-birmingham-airport/.  It tasted as if it had been cooked the day before and reheated in an oven at 350, rather than warmed slowly, lovingly over a pit with lots of smoke. I’m pleased to note a marked improvement.  On my last trip, I got … Continue reading Jim ‘N Nick’s, Birmingham, Alabama Airport Redux

Barbecue for Breakfast?

Garden and Gun has a list of what they consider the best places for breakfast in the South. http://gardenandgun.com/article/rise-dine-souths-best-breakfast-joints Take it with a grain 0f salt: for example, they don’t mention Waffle House.  They do mention one barbecue place – Southern Soul Barbecue  on St. Simon’s Island. This is not your ordinary barbecue place – or breakfast place, for that matter.  First, it is on … Continue reading Barbecue for Breakfast?

Jim and Nick’s in the Birmingham Airport

I am a big fan of the Birmingham airport.  The  rental cars are on site, there’s plenty of close-in parking when you’re picking someone up, and they have a Jim and Nick’s Barbecue restaurant on site, a Chick-fil-A if you’re in a hurry, and opportunities to get a Good People IPA.   Jim and Nicks is one of the most dependable barbecue chains around – … Continue reading Jim and Nick’s in the Birmingham Airport