Grant’s Smoke & Bones BBQ now operates its food truck at the All Star Mart, 18 Old Stratford Road, adjacent to the Hilton Garden Inn. Hours are weekdays 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

The Southern barbecue food operation recently held a grand opening at the new location, with Mayor Mark Lauretti and other guests joining owner Michael Grant, and David Grant, Michael’s father and a well-known caterer in the region.

The Smoke & Bones BBQ food truck previously had been operating at a Bridgeport Avenue location in Shelton. The establishment seeks “to bring the best, most authentic southern BBQ to the Valley,” according to publicity material.

Grant’s Smoke & Bones BBQ also operates a restaurant at 1 New Haven Avenue (Route 34) in Derby, and makes the food truck available for parties and other events. Learn more at or 203- 997-3387 (Shelton food truck).