Note: Big Bubba
Bucks has suffered a fire and moved to a trailer at the
above location, across from Luv's truck stop. Pics
are of the old location.
and award winning ribs. The best greens I have
ever wolfed down.
The desk clerk at
my motel foretold a dismal dinner. The choice was
between fast food restaurants and chain casual
restaurants. I feared Cracker Barrel was in my future.
No way would I be
so easily defeated. Searching the Horse Cave KY
area, I luckily happened upon Big Bubba Bucks Belly Bustin Bliss BBQ. The name scared me.
Iteration often hides a corporate marketing department. But I headed north an exit on
Bubba Bucks serves
barbecue at its best. The ribs were perfectly
smoked - Tender without
falling off the bone. The mild sauce packed with
generations of fiddling. Smokers are outside, on
the way in.
The greens. I
slurped up the juices. So rich and flavorful.
A few chunks of meat - pork browns I think. The
other side, fresh fried squash, highly addictive.
Home made peach cobbler for dessert.
We civilians enter
through the front door. The back door is far more busy.
Truckers park their rigs in the back.
Order at the
counter. Grab a seat at one of the communal tables.
Sit back in anticipation of some of the best barbecued