Now that baseball season is in full swing (ha! get it?!), it means new towns and new (to me) small businesses. A recent game in Burbank led us to a highly recommended restaurant. We were told the food is great and the beer is cold...that was more than enough to influence our group. The recommendation was spot on. Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe was fantastic!
Most of us spotted the giant pig sign on our way to the field, little did we know that's where we'd end up. Though they do have an actual dining area, their attached Voodoo Lounge could seat us immediately, had hockey on tv, and there was no problem eating in there with the kids.
Between everyone in our group, I think we sampled almost everything on the menu- from burgers, to pulled pork, pulled chicken, ribs, even the oysters. I'm pretty sure every plate was all but licked clean.
Good thing our team is like a family- there was a whole lot of sampling going on!
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What sets Chuck's apart from other bbq joints is the cajun-creole influence. Besides bbq favorites like brisket & pulled pork, you'll find a selection of gumbo, jambalaya, and po'boys (next on my list to try).
Although Chuck's Southern Comfort Cafe is worth the drive to Burbank, you don't have to...they recently opened a second location in Darien! I guess we were the only ones who hadn't heard of them since Chuck's has been featured on Diners, Drive-Ins, & Dives, 190 North, and Check Please!
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Chuck's Southern Comfort Bbq
6501 W. 79th St.