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Barbeque and Southern Cooking Come to the Marietta Square

Even if you are not hungry, once you smell the smoker you will not be able to resist the delicious food of Al’s Barbeque. Al's serves favorites such as traditional smoked pork and beef ribs, tilapia, salmon, catfish, bbq chicken, fish & grits, shrimp & grits, steak, pork chops and smoked turkey wings. Al’s Barbeque has your favorite sides which includes mac & cheese, fried okra, bbq baked beans, cole slaw, mashed potatoes, collards and many more.

The sides on the menu are his specialty. Green beans, yams, mashed potatoes, rice, fried okra, collards, macaroni and cheese, bbq baked beans, cole slaw, back eye peas, potato salad and more—they are all homemade and have "a little something, something." The vegetables are prepared with vegetable base.

"We're here to serve our customers. I want everything to be fresh and tasty," Boyce said. "If we get half way through the day and the grits or yams turn, throw them out and make new."

The recipes at Chazz's Place and Al’s Barbeque all have Boyce's personal spin on them—Tilapia, Salmon, Catfish Fillet, Fish & Grits, Shrimp & Grits, Steak, BBQ Ribs, Pork Chops, Smoked Turkey Wings or Chicken, BBQ, Grilled, Southern Fried Buttermilk.

Boyce describes his BBQ sauce as "mild and spicy." The meats are cooked-to-order, boneless (except the ribs) and a clean cut. "It's healthy Southern cooking," Boyce said.

If you are having an event in the Atlanta area, Al’s Barbeque can cater your event with an amazing soul food menu guaranteed to please any palate.

Al Boyce is the creative and popular Chef/Owner at Chazz Southern Cooking in East Atlanta and Marietta and now Al's Barbeque located on the Marietta Square. Launching his career as "The Chef of Soul Food", Al has now embarked on an exciting career as one of the premier restaurants in Metro Atlanta. Al, once a player in the NFL for the Kansas City Chiefs, is a seasoned professional in the catering game.

Boyce opened his first restaurant in Kansas City, The Chef of Soul Food, and his second in East Atlanta, Chazz's Southern Cooking. In the beginning of 2012 Boyce brought Barbeque to Marietta with his third Chazz’s. Now in August, her brings a new restaurant concept to the Marietta Square as Al’s Barbeque. "Here, in this neighbored and this city, there was a real need for a restaurant like this, for real, good soul food," Boyce said.  

Since opening Chazz Southern Cooking (named for his son), he has perfected the menu by introducing a fresh new take on southern cuisine, without forgetting the old - just like your Grandmother would make.


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