Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Midwood Smokehouse adds 2nd, plus another Bad Daddy's

Look for the second Midwood Smokehouse to open in late March in Ballantyne, says Frank Scibelli, with a menu identical to the Plaza Midwood original. It will go into the former Sticky Fingers location, at 12410 Johnston Road. Barbecue in place of a barbecue place that didn't make it? No, says Scibelli: He went to the original Sticky Fingers and "that concept in no way resembles what that concept was.
"I love that location; it's a great location." Pitmaster Matt Barry will be in charge, and a patio will be added as well. It's a little bigger than the original, and will probably take on much of the concept's catering work. "We'll continue to work on the menu, evolve the menu -- but we don't want to get too funky," Scibelli says.

Also new from Scibelli's restaurant group: A Bad Daddy's in Mooresville opened last week, at 279 Williamson Road;