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O’So Good BBQ

If there is one thing Oscar Bothwell knows well, it’s cooking good barbecue. Living in the south, it is a way of life. Located in Oneonta, O’So Good BBQ is a dream come true for Bothwell, owner and cook of the restaurant. Owning his own business “is just something I’ve always wanted to do,” he says.

Learning from the Best

Bothwell spent 23 years serving our country in the National Guard. It was there where he learned to cook. “We cooked almost anything, mostly fried chicken and a little barbecue,” he says. In 1999, Bothwell started O’So Good BBQ. At the time, he worked out of a mobile concession trailer and it allowed him to move around the community serving barbecue. In 2005, he opened the restaurant in Oneonta. Prior to opening the business, he turned to WinSouth Credit Union for help. “Around 1997, I went to WinSouth for a business loan. They had the best interest rates I could find,” he says. Bothwell now carries all his personal accounts with WinSouth as well. “The people at WinSouth are good people. They are straight and honest,” he says. “If they tell you something or promise you a rate, that’s what you’ll get.”
“They are good folks at WinSouth,” he says. “I know many of them personally. They are just down home country folk like me and it’s easy to bank there.”

Focusing on What’s Important

WinSouth allows Bothwell to rest easy about the finances of his business and focus on what is important—his customers. “I really enjoy meeting new people,” he says. “I love the cooking but I love talking with people too.”
If you’re interested in having O’So Good BBQ come to your next event or gathering, call 205-625-4590 or visit them online at