With the goal of earning a reputation for great barbecue, Slabby's Food and Freedom had its grand opening on Thursday at 307 N. Main St. in Frankfort.

The new restaurant and bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, offering a menu that includes beef brisket, pulled pork, smokey turkey, chicken thighs and hot dogs, along with a variety of sides and homemade sauces. They also offer catering.