Photo gallery from Birmingham News. The pit fire was put out by the fire department, and Archibald’s will, hopefully, reopen tomorrow.
We started eating at Archibald’s when we were teenagers back the 80s. When George Archibald Jr retired a couple years ago the quality slipped but we still run by there once a year to wool gather and dream about the old days.
Archibald’s has the best barbecue sauce we’ve ever eaten in a restaurant.