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The Once-Famous Dave Anderson To Open A New Restaurant

The man who gave us Famous Dave's before selling the name and business will go back to the beginning with new restaurant.

Photo courtesy Old Southern BBQ

The man who made his reputation with a collection of restaurants selling barbecue and boasting his name is ready to begin again. "Famous" Dave Anderson sold the Famous Dave's restaurant name and concept back in 1996. It's been a rocky ride as of late for the barbecue chain with the original location burning down and other locations closing.

The man who started it all, Dave Anderson is ready to venture back into the restaurant business, reports City Pages. The restaurant will be named after Anderson's father, Jimmy's Old Southern Smokehouse BBQ and will be located in Hayward, WI and open tomorrow.