BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - On Monday, the Department of Alabama Tourism honored the five winning restaurants from this year's Alabama BBQ Battle.
Saw's (Best Rookie), Jim n Nick's (Best Multi-Location), Lannie's (BBQ Legend), Charlie's (Best Dive BBQ) and Rusty's Barb-B-Q (Best Mom n' Pop BBQ) received their honors at Sloss Furnace.
"This is a huge honor," Rusty Tucker with Rusty's BBQ said. "First, I want to say thank you to all of our fans for voting and getting us this award. I really appreciate all of the support from the community especially, the Leeds, Moody, and Birmingham community."
The battle was all part of the Year of Alabama BBQ.