The Alpha Smoked Gumbo will be presented as a exclusive during Oct. For those people wanting gumbo in a extra considerable format, a person can purchase the smoked turkey legs that Alpha Grill serves Thursdays stuffed with the gumbo ($20). The legs by yourself are $12.
From the standing menu, we selected the Omega ($12.99), one particular of the specialty sandwiches. It is an outstanding — and impressively messy — building of smoked bologna, sizzling back links and pulled pork topped with coleslaw and a selection of sauce.
Each individual of the person things are fantastic to great, the latter remaining the pulled pork that almost melted in the mouth (besides for all those stray bits of highly seasoned bark, which ended up tasty in their possess way), and the slaw, created of roughly chopped crimson and environmentally friendly cabbage in a mayo-primarily based dressing that was wealthy and sweet, with just the right vinegary tang to stability it out.
Take care of to get everything in one particular chunk — or in a single forkful, as we did — and it just will work.
Other choices incorporate a barbecue sundae ($11.99) that layers potato salad, slaw and barbecue beans with a option of two meats the Fatt Alpha potato ($22.99), which tops a significant baked potato with a few meats and two ribs and BBQ Fries ($8.99-$14.99), with onions, cheese, sour product, ranch and barbecue sauce, together with a decision of meats.
All sauces, rubs and sides are created in-home. One of the newest is named Tennessee Honey, which experienced a mellow sweetness and strong spice. It’s very good, but the meats we sampled desired no sauce to be flavorful.