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Bierocks, Brats n BBQ moving out of Delano

09/19/2012 1:02 PM

08/15/2014 11:31 AM

Mary Isbell-Hansen, owner of Bierocks, Brats n BBQ Just like she always does, Mary Isbell-Hansen closed her Bierocks, Brats n’ BBQ at 1225 W. Douglas in Delano to go run her longtime food booth. Roadhouse Bar and Grill, at the Kansas State Fair.

The difference this year: She’s not reopening. At least not in Delano.

Isbell-Hansen, who opened the restaurant in November of 2010, said the customer volume in Delano hasn’t been high enough to sustain her business. She’s looking for a different space, preferably in northeast or northwest Wichita, to move the business. But she has to move quickly. One of her busiest seasons in Thanksgiving, when she sells smoked turkeys and hams, and she wants to have a space in time to get to work on those orders.

She promised to let me know when she finds a new spot. For now, she’s headed to the Tulsa State Fair.

About Denise Neil

Denise has been an Eagle reporter since 1997. She writes about pop culture on Sundays, reviews restaurants on Fridays and blogs at Dining with Denise. Previously, she worked for the Chattanooga Times and graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Kansas.

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