No longer does Johns Island have a lock on the savory, ol’ fashioned barbecue that Hickory Hawg dishes out everyday.

The Hawg’s well-known for savory smoke-flavored pork and choice cuts. They just opened a new location on 6150 Rivers Ave. across from the old Sam’s Club (now a Virginia College).

“Given the area and that the location used to be a Wendy’s,” says owner Mike McMasters, “we’re going to simplify the menu a little bit and give the place kind of a ‘fast food’ feel.”

But that shouldn’t stop Hawg faithfuls from driving into the heart of North Chuck and enjoying the wholesome taste of quality barbecue. McMasters still promises the same great slow-smoked taste they’re loved for.

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