Here’s the directions to Luke’s BBQ Joint.
O.C. Register: The Lakers’ Luke Walton will be signing autographs Tuesday at Joey’s Smokin’ BBQ, a Memphis-style barbeque restaurant that has opened its first Orange County location on the Tustin side of The Market Place.
The first 200 people in line at the event, which is 1-3 p.m., will get a free T-shirt.
Joey’s specializes in authentic southern recipes with a Southern California spin and is known for its award-winning baby back ribs; slowly smoked brisket and pulled-pork; and free-range, hand-pulled barbeque chicken. Entrees also include the Luke Walton Ragin’ Cajun Burger, tri-tip sandwiches and the Smokin’ Cobb salad. Sides include sweet-potato fries, onion rings and hush puppies.
Joey’s Smokin’ BBQ is owned and operated by Joey Maggiore and is based in Carlsbad. Walton and his brother, Chris Walton, are partners in the restaurant. Joey’s is near the Edwards 6 Tustin at 2933 El Camino Real. The phone number is 714-544-4106. The Market Place is off the Santa Ana (5) Freeway and Jamboree Road in Irvine and Tustin.