Neighborhood Eats: Grillin’ The Big Bib BBQ
April 29, 2016 - bbq set
SAN ANTONIO- It doesn’t harm to ask. Stanley Shropshire recalls he asked a skill owners if he could set adult a grill mount during an easterly San Antonio automobile wash.
“She laughed during me during first,” said Shropshire. “Then, she pronounced sure. Give me $25 a week.”
Treating a mark like a business, he set adult subsequent to a opening cleaner on Martin Luther King Boulevard in a summer of 2000 to sell his hazed goods. The initial week wasn’t bountiful. He remembers offered dual chickens.
But within 3 months, Shropshire started creation a name for himself. “I became a grill man, a man with a meat, a smoking guy. Every name we can imagine,” said Shropshire.
It was essentially a catering trickery with an in. or dual for lay down space. But business wanted inside in a large way.
He recalls a lady who walked in with a birthday cake one day. She wanted to have a birthday celebration with scarcely dual dozen guests. Clearly, there was a space issue. It didn’t matter to a barbecue-hungry customers.
“About 15 mins after we had about 20 ladies in there. They were putting adult streamers, eating cake, ice cream, and barbecue.”
The Big Bib BBQ has changed to 104 Lanark Drive where a group of people fume brisket, ribs, chicken, sausage and rib tips. They also whip adult collard greens to a installed baked potato (filled with turkey, brisket, baby behind ribs or pulled pork.) His food is rarely famous and awarded by edition food palates.
He’s stretched his business to apropos a businessman during Alamodome events Shropshie even has a tiny eventuality core subsequent to his corner on Lanark for live song and parties. So, what’s next? The moon?
“If they have a place adult there and we can put a smoker adult there,” he said. “That’s where we’re going to be. On tip of a moon.”
Neighborhood Eats grabbed a image of brisket, ribs, baked potato casserole, honeyed potato stew and pink cobbler. Que Rico!
Shropshire, a product of San Antonio’s eastside, says he had a dream, concentration and faith. He assures Neighborhod Eats a “Big Bib” was only a beginning.
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