It is sport on for True BBQ and Whiskey Bar in downtown Griffith.
The present day barbecue cafe, which opened in Munster in 2014 and expanded to downtown Crown Place very last yr, programs to transfer into the former Twincade space at 106 N. Wide St. in downtown Griffith. The popular arcade bar at the well known corner of Main and Broad streets in downtown Griffith forever shut soon after falling target to the coronavirus pandemic previous calendar year.
Progressive Eating Team, which owns Accurate BBQ, Bullpen Luxury Bar & Grill, Gino’s Steakhouse and The Back links in Schererville, designs to open a 100-seat barbecue restaurant in downtown Griffith. It will employ about 20.
“We’ve definitely been viewing rewards from the downtown footprint in Crown Level,” Companion Matt Doran mentioned. “You can find the foot website traffic and the local community really feel. If there is certainly a hold out, people do not thoughts heading to a further institution right up until they get known as. It is practical for us and for them.”
The cafe group sees downtown Griffith as a location.
“It can be superior remaining downtown with all the festivals,” Doran claimed. “It truly is a superior location in downtown Griffith. I kind of really feel what downtown Griffith needs is far more dining places. But we have uncovered people will travel to go to downtowns and make a night of it.”
The Griffith Accurate BBQ will have the similar menu as the other destinations, such as child again ribs, St. Louis-design ribs, smoked turkey breast, smoked rib suggestions, smoked pork shoulder, smoked half hen, smoked andouille sausage, smoked corned beef, smoked brisket and smoked pork tummy.
It will also give appetizers, salads, steaks and entrees including penne pasta with andouille sausage and shrimp, fried chicken and whiskey cedar plank-grilled salmon.
“It is really a excellent concept,” Doran mentioned. “We are hoping to mix in more vegan alternatives and specials so vegans and vegetarians will sense welcome at our establishments and will not have to buy sides.”
Genuine BBQ will have craft beer, as perfectly as a wide array of domestic and imported whiskeys. It also will pour artisan cocktails like the Nakatomi Plaza, which blends Suntory Toki Japanese Whiskey with San Pellegrino Limonata and Sage Against The Equipment, which brings together Copper & Kings American Gin, household-built sage straightforward syrup, blackberry and lime.
The Griffith place will host occasional specific occasions like people in Crown Stage, which not long ago had a tiki bar pop-up serving specialty cocktails.
The goal is to open up the Genuine BBQ and Whiskey Bar in Griffith in early 2022.