Barbecue and Pickleball: A New Culinary Adventure in Parkville
Hey there, foodies and fun-seekers! Are you ready for something smoking hot and excitingly new in Parkville? Well, buckle up because we’re diving into the latest buzz that’s got everyone talking – the new Char Bar Smoked Meats & Amusements opening at Creekside!
First off, let’s set the scene. We’re talking about a place nestled near Interstate 435 and Hwy. 45, a hop and skip away from the lovely Thousand Oaks neighborhood. Imagine the convenience – just a 2-minute drive, and you’re in BBQ heaven!
The Birth of a BBQ Haven
Founded in October 2014 by James Westphal, Mark Kelpe, and Mitch Benjamin, Char Bar is not your run-of-the-mill barbecue joint. These guys have their game on point. With Mitch Benjamin, the pitmaster extraordinaire, at the helm, they’ve been making waves in Westport. Now, they’re bringing their smoky goodness to Parkville.
Living near Riss Lake? You’re in luck! A short drive down 45 Highway, and you’ll be savoring their signature smoked meats. Think about it: tangy, sweet, smoky sauces, mouth-watering ribs, and burnt ends that’ll make your taste buds do a happy dance.
A Menu That Speaks Volumes
But hey, it’s not just about the meats. They’ve got a menu that caters to all. Salads, platters, sides – they’ve thought of everything. And Michael Peterson, their culinary director, isn’t just playing around; he’s elevating recipes to create something truly special.
Golf enthusiasts, listen up! Char Bar is near The National – the nearest golf course to Char Bar. Imagine this: a round of golf followed by some lip-smacking barbecue. Sounds like a perfect day, right?
Pickleball and More
It’s not just about food, though. Char Bar is upping the ante with pickleball courts! Whether you’re a pro or just looking to have fun, this is the place to be. And for the newbies, they’re even planning to offer game instructions. Talk about being all-inclusive!
The Perfect Spot in Parkville
The charm of Parkville, combined with the easy highway access, makes Creekside the perfect spot for this new venture. It’s a blend of community vibe and accessibility that’s hard to beat.
Seasonal Sips and Smokes
And if you’re into cocktails, their smoking gun, infused with wood smoke, is a must-try. Imagine sipping this unique concoction in their beer garden, soaking up the outdoor ambiance. Pure bliss!
The Journey of Char Bar
James Westphal’s journey in the restaurant industry is nothing short of inspiring. Starting from his college days, he’s been in love with the dynamic and ever-changing world of food and hospitality. And now, with Char Bar, he’s bringing all that passion and experience to Parkville.
Mark Your Calendars!
Get ready, folks, because Char Bar at Creekside is set to open its doors this November. The address? 15348 Old Town Drive, Parkville. Mark it down, set a reminder, do whatever you need to do, but make sure you’re there to witness the grand opening of this fantastic new spot.
Wrapping It Up
So there you have it – a new culinary landmark is about to make its mark in Parkville. Whether you’re from Thousand Oaks, Riss Lake, or just love a good game of golf at The National, Char Bar is the new go-to place for all your BBQ and fun needs.
Can’t wait to see you there, enjoying the best of what Parkville has to offer! For more juicy details or inquiries, feel free to reach out to us. Let the countdown begin!