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Heirloom BBQ

Heirloom is one of those hidden gems that really defines what we mean when we use that phrase. Tucked away off 285 in Smyrna, from the outside it looks like an afterthought from the convenience store next door. To drive by without trying the delicious ‘cue would be a horrible mistake, because in a town that loves its ‘cue, Heirloom is among the best.

Ignore for a moment that Chef Jiyeon (Ji-Ji) came to Atlanta by way of pop-stardom in South Korea, and the kitchens of Repast and Restaurant Eugene, while Chef Cody includes a stint at Repast and the Ritz-Carlton on his resume. These are serious chefs, making food that they love. And that you will love, too.

From three types of sauce and a choice of ribs, chicken, or brisket, you’re going to find a combination that works for you. Add a few touches that you don’t find in most smoke-shacks — things like tempura sweet potatoes, or sesame dipping sauce — and you’re on your way to an unforgettable dining experience.

Highlights

Sliced/Chopped Brisket

If you like your brisket juicy and tender on the inside, and blackened on the outside, this is the place for you. Sure it’s deliciously smoked, and it comes with a choice of BBQ sauces.

Macaroni and Cheese

Mac ‘n’ cheese with a spicy kick, creamy cheese, noodles with a perfectly soft texture…does it get any better than this? No, it doesn’t, you may stop your internal conversation.