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smith11 Mar 28, 2007 01:48 AM

Do let me know if there is anything on the one hour stretch of 29 North between Greensboro and Danville as I will be making the short drive for the first time and leaving room for lunch....thanks...

  1. rossgrady Mar 28, 2007 05:00 AM

    Haven't been yet, but people around here [Chowhound] have said good things about Short Sugars: http://www.ncbbqsociety.com/trail_pages/shortsugars_large.html

    http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&h...

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      gophereverette Mar 28, 2007 01:54 PM

      Short Sugar's is one of the great Piedmont barbecue joints, along with Lexington #1 and Red Bridges in Shelby. If you stop at Short Sugar's, you won't be disappointed.

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        kim shook Mar 28, 2007 02:59 PM

        Yes, Short Sugar's is fantastic. But the one in Reidsville is the place to go to. The one in Danville isn't as good, in my opinion.

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          rossgrady Mar 28, 2007 03:52 PM

          Just to clarify, the links I included above are to the Reidsville location (it's just a hop-skip-and-jump off of 29, a little ways south of Danville), so y'all should be good-to-go!

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      smith11 Mar 28, 2007 04:07 PM

      Thanks to all....

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        runder Mar 29, 2007 10:29 AM

        If you are an experienced barbecue eater and want to try something different besides a regular plate or sandwich: At Short Sugar's I recommend ordering the Barbecue Salad. It's only around 3-4 dollars, and is a large garden salad (iceberg variety) with barbecue spread on top. Its like a chef salad, with barbecue replacing the ham. The first time I went to Short Sugar's I looked around and EVERYONE seemed to be eating the 'cue salad. This WAS at the height of the low carb madness but it was still weird. I decided to follow suit and wasn't disappointed.

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