As served at the James Beard House. Creamy and delicious from-scratch recipe served with our sliced, premium all-beef sausage links and crackers.
As featured in the New York Tmes. Crunchy dill pickle slices, tossed in our own seasoned batter and fried to order.
Named Best Wings by Food & Wine Magazine. Eight wings. Smoked, then finished on the grill and tossed in our homemade spicy wing sauce. Your choice of ranch or bleu cheese dressing.
Crispy corn chips piled high and layered with our famous chili, baked beans and chopped pork. Topped with cheddar jack cheese, lettuce, jalapeños, green onions, diced tomatoes, and sour cream.
An explosion of crackling, made-to-order fresh rinds, sprinkled with Magic Dust®.
Crispy white meat. Served with our homemade honey mustard sauce. Make it Buffalo $1.
Lightly battered shaved onions, sprinkled with Magic Dust. With special pickle dipping sauce.
Pulled pork, cheddar cheese, bacon, green onions. Sour cream on the side.
Dressings: house, ranch, Thousand Island, Honey Mustard or bleu cheese
Field greens, chopped bbq pork, cheddar cheese, tomato, homemade croutons, onion
Field greens, cheddar cheese, tomato, homemade croutons, onion, fried chicken tenders tossed in our homemade spicy wing sauce
Field greens, smoked turkey, eggs, tomatoes, bacon, onion, cheese, homemade croutons
Until It's Gone
All meat is fresh from the pit daily and we do our best to anticipate how much we'll need.
As featured in Vogue and Bon Appetit. Moist and flavorful. These are the 3-time "Grand World Champion" winners at Memphis in May. We consider these the "filet mignon of barbecue." They're sprinkled with Magic Dust®, then slowly cooked in our pit with a combination of apple & cherry woods for about six hours. You'll notice a light pink to rosy cast to the meat a result only achieved by slow cooking with wood.
Chopped, dusted, lightly sauced.
Certified Angus Beef. Sliced, dusted, and lightly sauced.
Sliced and served chilled.
Don't worry; it's done. Pit cooking with wood results in a light pink or rosy cast in the meat.
Each by-the-pound item comes with one 2-oz soufflé cup of sauce. Additional soufflé cups are .50. Choose from Mike's Original, Little Kick, or Apple City Red
Certified Angus Beef, cut by hand, reverse-seared.
This popular midwest cut of pork is one of our signature items
Sandwiches & More
Served a la carte
5 oz chopped barbecue shoulder, original barbecue sauce, Magic Dust®. For 17ST style, request chow.
Smoked beef brisket, piled high, with Apple City Red Sauce and magic dust.
Thinly sliced house-brined & smoked pastrami, sauerkraut, horseradish cheddar, Thousand Island, marble rye
All-white meat, original barbecue sauce, Magic Dust®. Lettuce, tomato, or chow upon request.
Hand-pattied Certified Angus Beef®, American cheese, MOP (mustard, onion, pickle). For health purposes, we only cook our burgers medium-well to well done.
Chopped pork, bacon, cheddar jack, butter, sour cream, green onions
Chopped beef brisket, layered with grilled peppers, onions, horseradish cheddar cheese, and crunchy garden pickles, topped with a fresh fried egg, and your choice of barbecue sauce.
all sides served a la carte. single serving, pint (serves 2-3), quart (serves 5-6)
Mike's granddaughter, Faye Landess's, favorite
Topped with cheddar cheese and green onions
Buttermilk biscuit with strawberries and whipped cream
with praline sauce and whipped cream
Pudding, fresh bananas, and Nilla® wafers
Sweet or unsweet.
Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Dr. Pepper, Diet Dr. Pepper, 7-Up, Mountain Dew, pink lemonade.
Fitz's root beer, diet root beer, orange, cream soda, ginger beer. Big Muddy Brewing Root Beer (made in Murphysboro), Ski
Add an extra side! Inquire about pricing.
Our homemade desserts serve 35-40 people. 48-hour advance notice required, please.
One-gallon jugs contain approximately 16 servings. Includes cups, ice and sugar/sweetener.
Fresh Collards, Cole Slaw (vinegar style), Tangy Pit Beans, Brisket-Seasoned Green Beans, Potato Salad, Macaroni and Cheese, Chili
24-hour advance notice, please. Half-pan serves 12-15 people. Full pan serves 26-30 people.
Half Pan serves 4-8 people. Full Pan serves 10-15 people.
48-hour advance notice, please. Our desserts serve 35-40 people.
Original or A Little Kick
Tea, Lemonade, or Soda
Our barbecue sauce and Magic Dust® are peanut- and gluten-free. Our sauce does contain distilled and apple cider vinegar, and there is conflicting thought on whether or not that contains gluten. Please use your best judgment and visit this link for more information.