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Rodney Scott's BBQ



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Every corner of America has its own take on barbecue—brisket in Texas, ribs in Missouri—but in South Carolina, it’s all about the whole hog. And no place does it better than Rodney Scott’s. This North-Central spot smokes entire pigs 24/7, and while there’s always a line, their pulled pork and ribs are worth the wait.

Sit inside the bright blue and white space and look out the large windows facing Upper King Street as you bide your time for your tray of barbecue. Add on some mac and cheese and a few beers and you have yourself the perfect weekend lunch, with a necessary nap scheduled for dessert. If it’s nice outside, grab a bench right out front where you’ll be accosted by the smell of smoked pork from the pit right behind the restaurant.

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