If I'm not mistaken, the City of Orange has the most American BBQ restaurants in the county with seven joints in all. But if you were to judge by a recent trend I'm starting to notice, Fullerton may not be far behind.
Over the last year, the city has added two new BBQ restaurants--Leadbelly's and JP23, which instantly tripled the number of places in town you can get a rack of ribs. Now there's at least one more planned.
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Dickey's Barbecue--the chain that failed in Irvine a few years ago, but succeeded to take hold in Brea despite competition from Lucille's Smokehouse--is poised to open store #2 in O.C. in, yep, Fullerton.
It will be located 1941 W Malvern Ave. It's shooting for a mid-September opening. This follows on the heels of the Brea store, which itself opened last summer.
Thanks to our tipster Mike Huggins for the tip!