by Teri Link

When Antywone and Francen (Frannie) Sanders moved to Dubuque from Minneapolis to follow a job promotion for Antywone, it certainly wasn’t their plan to leave that all behind and open a restaurant. But as things so often happen in life, that’s exactly what they did. When they were presented with the opportunity to purchase Boaz BBQ from the former owner, they realized that their love of cooking and serving great food could become their new way of life, and jumped on this new path with enthusiasm. After relocating the restaurant and changing the name, Frannie’s Barbeque reopened in June to great fervor and stellar reviews from the community. Once you’ve tasted their food, you’ll see why.

Located at 1850 Central Avenue, Frannie’s is smack-dab in the middle of the revitalized Central Avenue Corridor. With easy street parking and lots of foot traffic, the new location has been a great choice. Antywone is chef, and his high standards show in everything they serve.

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Julien’s Journal, the Dubuque area lifestyle magazine, is a monthly regional feature magazine for and about Dubuque and the tri-state region.

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