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No more Whoppers. After more than two years sitting vacant, the former Burger King restaurant in downtown Farmington has a new occupant.

Barbecue up next on Farmington's restaurant menu


Brian Wheeler's next step toward creating the barbecue business of his dreams is going to bring him to Farmington.

Wheeler, who opened Baldy's Barbecue in Lakeville 3 1/2 years ago is in the process of turning a former Burger King into his restaurant's second outpost. He noticed the location while driving by and, after a couple of calls to the property's owners, reached an agreement.

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Nathan Hansen
Nathan Hansen has been a reporter and editor with the Farmington Independent and the Rosemount Town Pages since 1997. He is very tall.
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