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Chamber Blog: Where to find country eating in Liberty County
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Shown is an example of what you can find at Margie’s Southern Cooking Photo by Joanna Ng

In the South, our relationship with food is much deeper than a source of physical nourishment. Food not only feeds our bodies but our souls as well. We all have our favorite go-to comfort foods when we’ve had a great day, a bad day or just miss being around our loved ones. June is observed as National Country Cooking Month, celebrating recipes passed down from generation to generation.

Eat Local

This week we are highlighting a few restaurants that embody the essence of country cooking. Each one listed below is family- owned and operated. When you eat at a local restaurant, you support not only the business but also the community as a whole. When they thrive and succeed, we all win!

Sho’ Nuff Smokin’ Good Barbecue 

Enjoy some amazing Southern-style barbecue from Sho’ Nuff Smokin’ Good Barbecue at their new Hinesville location! This cafeteria-style restaurant has a full menu filled with a variety of traditionally prepared Southern meats, sides and desserts. Whether you’re looking for fried chicken, or a nice plate of oxtails, be sure to check out their Facebook page to see what they’re serving up. Dine with them at 809 Willowbrook Drive in Hinesville.

Margie’s Southern Cooking

In 2017, Margie’s Southern Cooking was featured in Explore Georgia’s Food Truck Flavor Tour as a country cooking dining experience! This food truck is permanently parked on Shaw Road and is easy to spot with its bright yellow exterior! They cook all food to order and offer hefty portions ensuring their customers can eat to their heart’s desire. Try their candied yams, cornbread, blackeyed peas and more! Pick up a plate at 1696 Shaw Road, Hinesville.

Smokin’ Pig The BBQ Joint 

As the weather continues to warm up people like to gather around a smoker or grill for a good old-fashioned cookout. Smokin’ Pig prides itself on its slow-cooked barbecue and all the comfort food fixings. Dine in or order to go at their Midway location, 13711 E Oglethorpe Hwy. You can also check out their menu, and keep up with the latest updates on Facebook.

The Yellow Bee

When you hear “country cooking” normally lunch and dinner are what come to mind. The Yellow Bee is the only brunch spot in Liberty County and serves up various southern favorites! You’ll find delicious menu items like chicken and waffles and porkchop sandwiches, along with a mimosa bar. While their new location is not open yet, you can still grab a plate from the food truck. Follow and keep up with them on Facebook to see where they’ll be parked.

Mr. Frank’s Table

Food made with love is what separates Southern cuisine from all others. Mr. Frank’s Table strives to embody that ideal with every plate served. Lima beans, baked macaroni and cheese and smothered pork chops are just a few items found on the menu. Their goal is to make food that tastes just like grandma’s used to. Visit their food truck at 192 Butler Ave. in Midway, just past the IGA.

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