Fire crews work to put out flames shooting from the roof of B's Cracklin' Barbecue in the Riverside neighborhood of northwest Atlanta Wedensday morning. JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM
Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Atlanta restaurant B’s Cracklin BBQ destroyed in fire

Award-winning barbecue restaurant B’s Cracklin BBQ was destroyed by a fire overnight in the Riverside neighborhood at 2061 Main St. NW, the second time owner and pitmaster Bryan Furman has lost his restaurant to a fire.

Furman was recently named a James Beard Award semifinalist in the Best Chef: Southeast category.

“I’m going to reopen,” Furman told the AJC. “That’s not a question.”

Read AJC reporter Chelsea Prince’s full story on the fire here.

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