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Men’s Journal Proclaims SAW’s “Best Barbecue in America”

Men’s Journal recently called SAW’s BBQ in Homewood the “Best Barbecue in America.” “If you’re eager to try out the distinctive white barbecue sauce popular in northern Alabama, this is a good place to do it.” Read more »

Garden & Gun Names SAW’s BBQ One of the South’s Best Burger Joints

In a state-by-state look to its readers’ favorite burger joints, Garden & Gun Magazine named SAW’s BBQ in its “Guide to the South’s Best Burgers.” All suggestions were made via Garden & Gun’s Facebook page. Read the full article on

Birmingham’s Saw’s Soul Kitchen makes GQ’s list of ’50 Best Things to Eat Right Now’

The pork, grits and greens at Saw’s Soul Kitchen in Avondale has fast become a favorite dish among Birmingham diners. Now, the folks at GQ magazine have taken a liking to it, too. GQ has included the Avondale soul food restaurant and its most popular dish on a new list of “The 50 Best Things […]

No. 1 on Paula Deen’s list of 10 best barbecue places in America

Saw’s BBQ is No. 1 with Paula Deen, y’all. The popular Homewood barbecue joint tops the list of “The Best Barbecue Across America” that appears in the July-August issue of Cooking with Paula Deen magazine, which is available on newsstands now. Saw’s BBQ founder Mike Wilson said Wednesday afternoon he was pleasantly surprised when he […]

Saw’s BBQ sauce gets plug from top New York chef

Saw’s barbecue sauce, a staple in Birmingham since 2009, got a plug Sunday in The New York Times Magazine courtesy a New York chef with Alabama ties. The magazine asked 11 top New York chefs to open their home refrigerators and discuss what was inside. Kyle Knall, chef at the Manhattan restaurant Maysville, had a […]

ALABAMA EATS: Saw’s BBQ ‘cooks from the heart’

Join host AJ Johnson as he makes his way around Alabama checking out some of the state’s best eateries — from hole-in-the-wall joints that locals love, to world-famous 5-star restaurants that make food critics’ mouths water. Today, AJ is in the Edgewood neighborhood of Homewood, Ala., at Saw’s barbecue. “This is what you call a […]