Buzzin Barbecue plans to begin serving up slow-cooked meats in downtown Whiting.
Antonio “Buzz Lightyear” Cisneros is opening the brand new barbecue joint at 1423 119th St. The area was beforehand occupied by Hen Home Charcoal Hen and earlier than that by Consolation Roast Espresso Home.
“I do craft-style barbecue, how we make it these days,” he mentioned. “It is wood-smoked on two completely different woods. The pulled pork, ribs and sure meats are smoked on cherry, whereas the turkey and beef brisket are smoked on woods from Texas.”
He brings in seasonings and pepper straight from Texas.
“We do Texas brisket, central Texas-style,” he mentioned. “Sauce is on the aspect. It is on the aspect for every part aside from the Chicago-style rib ideas. They do not want sauce however we hold it conventional.”
Buzzin Barbecue will promote meats by the pound, akin to pork stomach, ribs, rib ideas, turkey, brisket and sausage hyperlinks. Folks will be capable to get sandwiches and platters with sides like mac and cheese, jalapeno coleslaw, Tex-Mex road corn, pimento cheese with jalapenos and Texas Twinkies — bacon-wrapped jalapenos are filled with Philadelphia cream cheese and chopped brisket.
“Texas Twinkies and pork stomach are normally the most popular gadgets,” he mentioned. “These go fast.”
Cisneros has been smoking meat for greater than 20 years and has been grilling skirt steak and hamburgers since he was younger. After shopping for a industrial smoker, he began catering to non-public occasions and pop-ups.
He cooks every part on wooden.
“There is not any fuel, no propane,” he mentioned. “It is all wood-based.”
When it is gone for the day, it is gone.
“All the pieces’s contemporary,” he mentioned. “It is high quality over amount. All the pieces’s made contemporary every day.”
Initially, Buzzin Barbecue will provide a candy and tangy barbecue sauce and a North Carolina-style mustard-based sauce. They are going to be obtainable on the desk and likewise offered by the bottle.
“We’re engaged on extra sauces, some actually scorching sauces,” he mentioned. “They’re within the works.”
The restaurant will serve agua fresca from Poco Picoso, together with horchata, watermelon, mango and strawberry flavors. It additionally may have Dr. Pepper, Pepsi, Sierra Mist and different pops. Finally, it hopes so as to add a collection of craft beer.
The restaurant hopes to open on March twenty sixth if it passes its remaining inspection on time. The two,900-square-foot restaurant will seat about 40 individuals at seven tables and three cubicles. It would provide dine-in and carryout.
It is trying into supply however that is up within the air for now.
“It is an amazing group proper by the lake,” he mentioned. “It is a very welcoming group. We will deliver contemporary high quality barbecue.”
Buzzin Barbecue might be open from 11 a.m. till the meals is offered out, seemingly round 5 p.m., Wednesday by way of Saturday. Over time, it plans to extend hours and days.
For extra data, name 219-655-5342 or discover the enterprise on Fb and TikTok.