Cracker Barrel is a restaurant that can be found beside many of this country's interstates, conveniently placed to provide convenient meals and rocking chairs to tired and hungry travelers. Its style is that of an old fashioned Southern kitchen, and it's made to make you feel like you're at grandma's house â€” if your grandmother was Southern, a shameless stereotype, and lived in an old country store. Since its founding in 1969, Cracker Barrel has grown from a single restaurant in Lebanon, Tennessee, to over 600 locations in more than 40 states. But as you will see, behind the nostalgia, Southern stereotypes, pancakes, grits, and tchotchkes, the Barrel has collected a few secrets even uglier than its logo. Here's everything the Cracker Barrel doesn't want you to know.