Food Fighters creates singular pierce to brick-and-mortar grill corner in farming …
November 26, 2014 - bbq set
SOMERVILLE, Alabama – The stage was still and pale Tuesday afternoon on Broad Street in Somerville, where a guys behind one of Huntsville’s successful food trucks have set adult their initial restaurant.
Mobile homes, American flags, a tiny church and beauty salon line the Morgan County travel that is home to Bus Stop BBQ, founded by Food Fighters Bustaurant owners Jason Lafferty and business partner Zac Neal. It’s a steer that is extravagantly opposite than a jam-packed food lorry rallies Lafferty and Neal have grown accustomed to in downtown Huntsville.
Food Fighters was one of a initial mobile travel food vendors to strike Huntsville early final year, and now, they’re one of a singular few that have stretched to a brick-and-mortar space.
“It’s flattering sweet,” Lafferty said, laughing. “If we get them both rolling and they can element any other, it helps with catering and reserve for bigger events. And it’s only kind of cross-awareness.”
The 141 Broad St. building/smokehouse, that spans a few hundred block feet and resembles an aged record cabin, was Jailhouse BBQ in 2009 and after Red’s BBQ until it sealed down final November. Lafferty, who changed to Alabama from Texas to open Food Fighters, pronounced a building “just kind of fell” in his lap.
Unexpected issues during a skill forced Lafferty, Neal and a rest of their tiny organisation to check opening for 3 or 4 months, though a hometown eatery finally launched to business final week. Neal pronounced they are vehement to have a new food choice in town.
“The people that have stopped are only tickled pinkish that there’s indeed somebody behind out here,” he said. “All they’ve had to eat for a past year is Jack’s and Subway given this place sealed down.”
For now, Bus Stop BBQ operates a drive-thru window and walk-up counter, where business can sequence and suffer their grill on tables in an outside cruise area. Lafferty hopes to enhance a interior dining room, that will fit about 20 people, subsequent open once business takes off.
Bus Stop BBQ sells grill sandwiches and multiple plates, installed baked potatoes and Food Fighters’ famous grill tacos, along with from-scratch slaw and potato salad. Hours of operation are 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Sunday and 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4:30 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday.
Food Fighters continues to offer inspired Huntsville fans during a common places: Redstone Arsenal and during a Lone Goose Saloon in downtown Huntsville. Visit facebook.com/busfood for present plcae information.