Black History Month Business Spotlight- Carter’s House of Barbeque

 

 

 The House of Barbeque stand at Parkers Crossroads, near Subway, just north of the Interstate. Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

The House of Barbeque stand at Parkers Crossroads, near Subway, just north of the Interstate.
Photo by W. Clay Crook/The Lexington Progress.

 

In a stand, nestled neatly near the Subway at Parkers Crossroads, is a culinary delight, the House of Barbeque.    As I interviewed entrepreneur, Junior Carter, at his home, the rich deep aroma of hickory poised head high, answered by a rumbling mid-region.  Carter laughed, “Everything here is hickory cooked…BBQ, bologna, chicken, and ribs.”   The preparation of the hickory and the grilling technique comes from his uncle, William S. Hart, and Carter’s father, Howard Carter.  The BBQ sauce is an original family recipe as well.  Carter has barbequed “all…

For the complete story, see the February 8th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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