BBQ and Sbarro Side-by-Side?

Hell has frozen over at last. 

The news out of Burlington is that the owners of Hursey’s Barbecue are opening a location at Holly Hill Mall in the home of an old Chik-ail-A.  Given that barbecue really is fast food (well, aside from the hours of cooking time), it makes a lot of sense to sell it in a mall.  And since Hursey’s cooks their ‘cue over wood at their main location (pictured below) you don’t have to worry too much about how a mall will impact their cooking.  But it still feels more than a bit odd to think of being able to order BBQ inside a shopping mall.

Coming soon to a food court near you.

 This is the first time I have heard of a NC BBQ joint opening up shop inside a mall. Anyone else know otherwise?

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