Artisan Barbecue

Soul & Smoke

When fine-dining vets D’Andre Carter and Heather Bublick struck out on their own, they founded a catering business to feed the masses. But in 2020, the husband-and-wife team pivoted to takeout—and then a roving food truck—to bring their raved-about barbecue from Evanston to Chicago. Now, it’s easier than ever to get a bite (or an entire platter) of their tender brisket, smoky ribs and succulent pulled pork. Whatever you do, just don’t forget about the mac and cheese.