Alex Eftekhar, right, is taking over the space where Jet Bar-B-Q has been for almost 20 years of its more than 30 years in business. John “Jetman” Thien is gaining his freedom from running a restaurant on July 4 and plans to write a history of barbecue in Wichita.
Alex Eftekhar, right, is taking over the space where Jet Bar-B-Q has been for almost 20 years of its more than 30 years in business. John “Jetman” Thien is gaining his freedom from running a restaurant on July 4 and plans to write a history of barbecue in Wichita. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
Alex Eftekhar, right, is taking over the space where Jet Bar-B-Q has been for almost 20 years of its more than 30 years in business. John “Jetman” Thien is gaining his freedom from running a restaurant on July 4 and plans to write a history of barbecue in Wichita. Travis Heying The Wichita Eagle
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Station 8 to replace Jet Bar-B-Q in former downtown firehouse

May 11, 2015 12:00 AM

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