Navy vet opens new Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

March 10, 2015

NEW — 11:25 a.m. March 10, 2015

Scott and Rachel Tyra grew up in Texas where barbecue is a way of life. Following his retirement from the United States Navy, Scott wanted to pursue his dream of owning a business. On Thursday, March 12 at 11 a.m., Scott and his wife will open their first Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Issaquah with a three-day grand opening.

“We have so many people from Texas bringing slow smoked barbecue to their new hometowns,” said Roland Dickey Jr., CEO of Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. “Everyone deserves access to delicious pit smoked barbecue which is why we’re growing across the country.”

Thursday, the first 50 guests get a deal with gift cards worth up to $50. Friday, Dickey’s Barbecue will have all day merchandise giveaways. Saturday, radio station 94.1 KMPS will be on-site from noon to 2 p.m. and guests can score a deal with $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches during the event. One lucky winner will win a $500 gift card and three winners receive free barbecue for an entire year. Read more

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opens in Issaquah

July 2, 2013

Texas-based Dickey’s Barbecue Pit opened a franchise in Issaquah June 27 at 5704 E. Lake Sammamish Parkway, directly behind Bartell Drugs.

The new restaurant is owned and operated by mother-and-son duo Sarah and Alex Forest.

Dickey’s serves beef brisket, pulled pork, ham, polish sausage, turkey breast and chicken, with an extensive array of home-style sides from jalapeno beans to macaroni and cheese. Buttery rolls are served with every meal along with complimentary ice cream and dill pickles.

Learn more by calling 296-1425 or go to www.dickeys.com.