1922-- Bobby melton of Rocky Mount opens the first sit-down barbecue restaurant in North Carolina, which begins as a shed on the Tar River.
1933-- Adam Scott, a black minister from Goldsboro, sells barbecue from the back door of his home. He
1938-- Warner Stamey buys a restaurant in Lexington and becomes a legend.
You can still buy Scott's sauce and his joint is open on the weekends and hasn't changed much since the 1950s.
Cuin' Down. --RoadCue