References: #Charleston City Paper
The history of the South Carolina Dukes BBQ empire
If you're even a passing fan of BBQ in South Carolina, you'll have at some pointed noticed a Dukes BBQ.
And if you've been to more than one of the dozen or spots that carry the name, you'll likely have wondered: What's the deal with the not-so-chainy chain?
Well, over at the Charleston City Paper, Robert Moss has a nice profile of the regional family BBQ empire, whose roots date back to the 19th century - and is still actively growing (and occasionally dying out) today.
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