Don't like hitting Allston's wildly popular Soulfire BBQ due to its proximity to Wonder Bar and the painful memories of all the terrible things you've done there? Then hit their just-opened second spot in much-less-likely-to-evoke-weird-memories Mission Hill, where they've tricked out the 22-seat former Brigham Circle Diner with their signature red & black walls, dimly lit Edison bulbs, and tables made from stainless steel, so you can hog all of the stains yourself.
If you've never been to the first one, you're a loser, but can redeem yourself with classic starters like Texas beef brisket & pork spare rib chili, their cult favorite, pressure-fried chicken wings, or crispy pieces of deep-fried baked mac n' cheese. From there, increase the likelihood your doctor laughs when you take your shirt off with Southern-seasoned fried catfish or one of seven slow-smoked meats (competition-style dry-rubbed baby backs, pulled pork, chopped brisket, etc.) you can hit with house sauces including the spicy mustard-based Fiery w/ red jalapenos & smoked habaneros, to the KC-styled Soulfire, to the sweet, pepper-tinged Pitboss.
Calorie hoarders can revel in desserts like cinnamon-sprinkled/ honey-buttered fried dough, or chocolate chip pecan bourbon Kentucky pie, and beer/ wine & entertainment licenses are in the works, so soon you'll be able to wipe away those old painful memories by creating new ones.
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