A grilling destination for BBQ aficionados

By , Special to The Daily Memphian Published: December 24, 2021 4:00 AM CT

Melissa Cookston intended to simply find a hangout headquarters for the World Junior Barbecue League, but then she stumbled upon 12,000-square-feet of space. She’d always wanted a barbecue supply store.


Melissa Cookston Southaven BBQ Goodman Road North Mississippi
Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska

Toni Lepeska is a freelance reporter for The Daily Memphian. The 34-year veteran of newspaper journalism is an award-winning essayist and covers a diversity of topics, always seeking to reveal the human story behind the news. Toni, who grew up in Cayce, Mississippi, is a graduate of the University of Mississippi. To learn more, visit tonilepeska.com


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