Hawaiian-style chicken opens

Courtesy Chicken in a Barrel

Chicken in a Barrel has opened a location in South Lake Tahoe, offering a unique style of barbecue.

The original Chicken in a Barrel opened eight years ago on Kauai and is now home to three locations. A fast-casual barbecue restaurant, the South Lake Tahoe location is the first to open on the mainland.

Chicken in a Barrel smoke barbecues chicken, ribs, beef and pork each day in its unique, proprietary barrels using a special blend of rubs. In addition to barbecue, they offer Mexican-style plates using its smoke-barbecued meats, hamburgers and side dishes including homemade chili beans, rice, Hawaiian-style coleslaw, macaroni salad, fries, onion rings and corn bread. Chicken in a Barrel is located at 2100 Lake Tahoe Blvd. | chickeninabarrel.com