Gatlin’s BBQ to open incomparable restaurant

December 12, 2014 - bbq set


Pork ribs during Gatlin's BBQ in a Heights. (Photo: J.C. Reid)


Greg Gatlin photographed during his restaurant, Gatlin's BBQ, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )


Greg Gatlin photographed during his restaurant, Gatlin's BBQ, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )


A Texas Baked Potato piled with beef ($7.95) during Gatlin's BBQ on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )


Ken Gatlin slices brisket during Gatlin's BBQ tent during a BBQ fest during 9401 Knight Road in Houston, Texas. (Photo: Thomas B. Shea)


A Sliced Brisket sandwich ($6.75) during Gatlin's BBQ on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )


Barbecue brisket sandwich during Gatlin's BBQ. (Photo: Alison Cook)


Pitmaster Greg Gatlin of Gatlin BBQ. (Photo: Thomas B. Shea)


Peach cobbler during Gatlin's BBQ. (Photo: Alison Cook)


Greg Gatlin photographed during his restaurant, Gatlin's BBQ, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )


Greg Gatlin photographed during his restaurant, Gatlin's BBQ, on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, in Houston. ( Smiley N. Pool / Houston Chronicle )

Gatlin’s BBQ is flourishing up. The family-owned business that has been a internal grill success story given it non-stop in Jun 2010 has prolonged given outgrown a little storefront during 1221 W. 19th St. Now it is eying a incomparable plcae for a honest, native grill that comes with a outrageous side sequence of hospitality.

This week a Gatlin family intends to pointer a franchise to open a most incomparable grill grill during 3510 Ella Boulevard during 34th Street, pronounced Greg Gatlin who owns a business with his parents, Mary and Henry Gatlin. The new store, during 4,200 block feet, is outrageous compared to a 700-square-foot store (not including a 1,000-square-foot array room) that a family now operates. The new grill is approaching to open in May.

“We’ve been handling in tighten confines,” Greg Gatlin joked, sitting on a square of a family’s grill in a Heights that gained a constant following and a plain grill repute shortly after opening. “I call this a prerogative for a patron base. We conclude them appreciating what we do.”

It’s also a prerogative for a industrious Gatlins whose grill catering business grew to a indicate that a bricks and trebuchet store became inevitable. They took that jump in 2010 and have enjoyed prolonged lines for their grilled brisket, beef and pig ribs, turkey, pulled pork, duck and amiable and prohibited sausage. Fans also regard a unwashed rice, potato salad, cole slaw and baked beans, as good as handcrafted desserts including pink cobbler and bread pudding. Customers also enjoyed saying both relatives operative a grill as good as removing to know Gatlin (a connoisseur of St. Thomas and Rice University), a fast-rising star in a state’s grill community.

Gatlin’s has been called “old school” grill that doesn’t follow a normal format of Central Texas-style smoked meats. “We never attempted to obey Central Texas. We only wanted to give people what we knew as grill flourishing up,” pronounced Gatlin whose family is from Houston. “It’s what we were used to from a behind yard, church, and family gatherings.”

He combined that while a family never labeled a grill as a certain style, a restaurant’s cooking hails from Texas traditions as good as Louisiana and from via a south. “We only wish it to be good,” Gatliln said, adding that a new grill will keep a same menu as a stream plcae that will sojourn open until a new grill is completed.

Gatlin pronounced he’s not certain if a family will reason on to a stream restaurant. If they do, it will duty as a catering site and exam kitchen.

The news that Gatlin’s will be relocating to a incomparable plcae comes during a time when Greg Gatlin has another iron in a fire. Last month it was announced that Gatlin is partnering with Bryan Caswell and Bill Floyd (of Reef, Little Big’s and El Real) to open a grill in Downtown Houston during 209 Jackson during Congress nearby Minute Maid Park. The restaurant, that will eventually go by Jackson Street BBQ, is in a home of a former Houston Live Sports Lounge. It is approaching to open in Feb or Mar 2015.

 

source ⦿ http://blog.chron.com/foodchronicles/2014/12/gatlins-bbq-to-open-larger-restaurant/

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