Family has always been at the center of Smokey John’s, and keeping their father’s memory alive through food and service comes naturally to Juan and Brent Reaves. As with most restaurants, the global pandemic hit the business pretty hard, but the Reaveses found ways to adapt and give back
The brothers behind the longtime Dallas joint are doing everything from Facebook Live chats to free delivery service to help cope during the pandemic.
Fried catfish served with smoked meat is a magical combination—and harder to order than it should be.
Plus: Your chance to buy an Aaron Franklin backyard smoker.
The family-run Dallas institution is finally back in business after 2017's devastating fire.
Healing from a fire at the fair.