Ribbon cutting held at Blackland Smokehouse
A ribbon cutting ceremony was held on Friday, Aug. 31, 2012, for a new barbecue restaurant in Roscoe, the Blackland Smokehouse. The restaurant is located on the north side of Broadway in downtown Roscoe between The Wildflower Boutique and Memorial Park. The Blackland Smokehouse will have a barbecue buffet setup, serving beef brisket, pork ribs, sausage and chicken, along with the usual barbecue trimmings. It will also feature a Plowboy Special, which is a pile-on and there will also be a different special every day, such as pulled pork or a chicken special, which will be on the same day from one week to the next. Beverages served will include cokes, tea and coffee. Beer and wine will not be available, but customers may bring their own to drink while dining. Hours of operation are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. The restaurant will be closed on Mondays and Tuesdays.