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5 Questions with Aaron Franklin, America's leading pit master

5 Questions: Aaron Franklin

Open since the 1920s, Arthur Bryant’s is legendary. Just go, try the pit ham, burnt ends and fresh cut fries, and soak in the history. It’s a must. #KansasCity

Where to Eat Meat in Kansas City

BB's Lawnside Barbecue, Kansas City

Where to Eat Meat in Kansas City

Kansas CIty's Best Barbecue. Get the list >>>

I ate here a few months ago and demolished a platter of pork ribs and a pile of some of the best sliced brisket in recent memory...

Portland, Maine in 10 Plates

Venture out on a #roadtrip to the stunning city of Charleston, #SouthCarolina this summer and wander through the beautiful streets, enjoy the perfect weather and most importantly, indulge in the barbeque food!

America's Best Cities for Barbecue

Stanley's Bar-B-Q Pit in East #Texas features sweet-tangy sauces.

Best BBQ Cities

The miso brisket at Heirloom BBQ is phenomenal. And pickled green tomato kimchee may be my new fave BBQ brisket condiment. #Atlanta

  • Denise Smith
    Denise Smith

    One of my favorite BBQ spots!!!

Salvage BBQ, #Portland, Maine

The full monty at Lockhart Smokehouse. #Dallas

Odom's BBQ beef brisket sandwich certainly lives up to the hype. #Dallas

Odom's Bar-B-Que

Dry ribs at Peg Leg Porker. Ribs are smoked with nothing on them to achieve truest expression of smoke and pig. Then special seasoning rub goes on after cooking so that there's no acrid or burnt flavors. #Nashville

Fried bologna sandwiches, ribs pulled at Martin's BBQ in #Nashville.

  • Paolina Barocchina
    Paolina Barocchina

    Miam !

Tim Love's list of The Best Ribs in America

The Best Ribs in America and Beyond
  • silvia martinez
    silvia martinez

    this people are ready for Christmas i am so excited



  • Tony Sarkauskas
    Tony Sarkauskas

    mmmm....ribs. Yummo.

Pecan Lodge, #Dallas

Pecan Lodge | Texas Monthly
  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    Nothing beats grilled brisket!! Looks delicious!!

  • Mavis McDonald
    Mavis McDonald

    BBQ's are the all American pastime..This looks great!

  • Anteks Home Furnishings
    Anteks Home Furnishings

    So damned good...!

  • Mavis McDonald
    Mavis McDonald

    Come on summer and good grillin!

Half Pig's Head at Fatty 'Cue, #Brooklyn

Stubby's Bar-B-Q, Hot Springs

Stubby's Hik'ry Pit Bar-B-Q | Full Custom Gospel BBQ
  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    Give me a bib n some wetnaps, I'm ready to chomp down on the bad boys!

  • Carolyn Barrett
    Carolyn Barrett

    Yum looks good.

  • Minga Espinoza
    Minga Espinoza

    Yummy looks good

  • Blake Fisher
    Blake Fisher

    Worked there for a few years during college. Meat carver and smoker. Best "Bean Pots" ever.

Bogart's Smokehouse, St. Louis: smoky beef brisket, turkey, pulled pork and apricot-bruleed ribs.

Bogarts Smokehouse | St. Louis BBQ | Memphis Style BBQ
  • sugar pie
    sugar pie

    THE most amazing EVER

Jack Stack, Kansas City

  • Cheryl Muszynski
    Cheryl Muszynski

    Yummmmmmm...we ordered for Thanksgiving! The Best!

  • Jennifer Spicer Eaton
    Jennifer Spicer Eaton

    Burnt ends are out of this world, and we get a mixed case of all their sauces every year.

  • Frances Mendoza
    Frances Mendoza

    Danny Edwards BBQ on the BLVD is GREAT !!!! I also like Rosedales BBQ . KC is the best BBQ !!!

  • Denise Hershberger
    Denise Hershberger

    This is the best BBQ Ever!

  • Sheryl Watson
    Sheryl Watson

    Jackstack barbeque beans are beyond heaven, plus Strawberry Hill Hickory Smoked Sausage. Best BBQ in KC!

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Garden District in Washington, DC

Garden District in Washington, DC

B Side BBQ, #Oakland, CA

America's Best New BBQ
  • Ardealia McGhee
    Ardealia McGhee


  • Lingga Maulana
    Lingga Maulana

    very nice

  • Carolina Pak
    Carolina Pak


  • Mauro Silva Nascimento
    Mauro Silva Nascimento


Bessingers BBQ, #Charleston

Bessingers BBQ, Charleston South Carolina's Best Barbecue

America's Best New BBQ: Sweet Cheeks Q, #Boston

America's Best New BBQ
  • Dan Gregson
    Dan Gregson

    maple butter & the bucket of biscuits is a must

Corkscrew BBQ, #Houston

Corkscrew BBQ | Texas Monthly

Russell's Smokehouse, #Denver

Russell's Smokehouse

Fox Bros Bar-B-Q, #Atlanta

Fox Bros Bar-B-Q - Atlanta

Jonathan Gold | L.A. restaurant review: Bludso's Bar & Que mixes smoke and swank

Honey 1 BBQ, #Chicago

Honey 1 BBQ - Bucktown - Chicago, IL
  • Brian Carmone
    Brian Carmone

    You just got to go there...

Allen & Son BBQ in Chapel Hill has fantastic pulled pork and cobbler.

Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque in the East Village, #NYC

Restaurant Review: Mighty Quinn’s Barbeque in the East Village

Blue Smoke, #NYC

Rodney Muirhead, the man behind Podnah’s Pit in #Portland, proves you don’t need to be from below the Mason-Dixon line to churn out great ribs.

  • Marissa Motto
    Marissa Motto

    Love a great BBQ, can't wait to try this next time I'm in Portland!

  • Rose Kern
    Rose Kern

    I'm from the south and have yet to find good southern food here in Portland where I now live. Can't wait to try this one out!

Love Martin's BBQ in #Nashville.

Martins BBQ Joint
  • Mike Hill
    Mike Hill

    Martins does a really good job - kinda miss the old place though!

Smitty's Market, Lockhart, TX

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Kristie Adams
    Kristie Adams

    Love this place. We drove from Houston, TX just to have some BBQ!

  • Rebecca

    Good brisket!

  • AJ Smith
    AJ Smith

    love the bbq

Woodyard Bar-B-Que, Kansas City, KS: fantastic burnt end chili, ribs and brisket.

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Natali Lovell
    Natali Lovell

    Aww, I love this place. It's such a hidden gem in a city chockfull of barbeue.

A&R Bar-B-Que, #Memphis, TN

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    Wow! Jim, I've never seen it in that since. But you're right if you eat it all the time you're bound to want something different! I guess I'll be savoring the flavor for later!! ;)

  • jim moore
    jim moore

    It's true I only want twice a year I rather have sea food or French and my fav Italian BBQ is ok but it's really not good for you in large quantity

  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    My family eats chicken, seafood, and Italian food pretty often, I guess that's why we enjoy grilling when we can do it. Mmmmm my homemade spaghetti n meatballs, family n friends rave about it

  • jim moore
    jim moore

    Sound good

  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    It is Jim, ive been cooking since I was 10 yrs old! I guess you can say I perfected over the years! ;)

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City Market, Luling, TX

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Judith Gade
    Judith Gade

    We were here and it was awesome!!!

  • Rebecca

    Have been there many times. It is the best BBQ brisket and ribs I have ever had in the state of Texas or anywhere else!

Lamberts Downtown Barbecue, #Austin, TX

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Vivian Davenport
    Vivian Davenport

    Where can I find a good barbecue spot in Alabama, and not Woodrow's.

Leatha's Bar-B-Que Inn, Hattiesburg, MS

  • Ellen Steens
    Ellen Steens

    Looks like a hole-in-the-wall, usually where some of the best foods are served.

  • Rebecca

    Not bad BBQ. Worth the 1.5 hour drive.

  • Ellen Steens
    Ellen Steens

    Thank you. I hope to get there some day.

You gotta try Doug Pierce's ribs at Arapahoe Cafe in Dillon.

Arapahoe Cafe - Dillon, CO

Meshack's BBQ, Texas

Meshack's Bar-be-que Shack
  • Kathy LeMay
    Kathy LeMay

    Hey this one actually close to me!

Scott's Bar-B-Que, Hemingway, SC: My favorite barbecue in America. You won’t see gas or charcoal at this roadside shack, just pigs, wood and smoke.

Scott’s Bar-B-Que
  • Bryan Holston
    Bryan Holston

    Next time on my way to Myrtle Beach I will stop here

  • Rachael Duke
    Rachael Duke

    Best bbq around!

  • Bryan Holston
    Bryan Holston

    Glad to know... My wife and kids are looking forward to it.

  • Bryan Holston
    Bryan Holston

    I'm from SC... I BBQ all the time... Low and slow :-)

  • Rachael Duke
    Rachael Duke

    On oak wood.

Dreamland Bar-B-Que, Tuscaloosa

The Best Heritage BBQ in America
  • Jeran Akers
    Jeran Akers


  • Rebecca

    Excellent ribs!

  • Penny Lynch
    Penny Lynch

    Great BBQ!

Louie Mueller Barbecue, Taylor, TX

The Best Heritage BBQ in America
  • Ellen Steens
    Ellen Steens

    This just feels like good barbeque--most inviting curb appeal.

  • McCrory Timmerman Restoration Project
    McCrory Timmerman Restoration Project

    Glad they are our neighbors in Taylor, TX

Jones Bar-B-Q Diner, Arkansas: Best Heritage BBQ in America - Esquire

The Best Heritage BBQ in America

Two Words: Uncle John's. Best ribs in #Chicago.

Best Ribs in Chicago

The Joint BBQ in New Orleans.

These are the 33 best BBQ joints in America

Kreuz Market in Lockhart, Texas

These are the 33 best BBQ joints in America
  • Mike Hill
    Mike Hill

    Walking into the pit are - sorta like walking into nirvana!

  • NH Rector
    NH Rector


  • Ronda Powers
    Ronda Powers

    My favorite pork ribs in the world!

  • Rebecca

    Sorry, not my kind of BBQ.

Ribs from Smoque in #Chicago.

These are the 33 best BBQ joints in America

LC's BBQ, Kansas City: known for their awesome burnt ends.

Smokin' BBQ in Kansas City

Interstate Bar-B-Que, #Memphis - The chopped pork shoulder sandwich is seriously addictive, as is the barbecue spaghetti, a Memphis specialty that Interstate claims to have originated.

Interstate Bar-B-Que, Memphis - Best Southern Food in the U.S.
  • Diana Stephens
    Diana Stephens

    My favorite in Memphis....also love Cozy Corner BBQ

Charlie Vergos' Rendezvous, Memphis - A barbecue mecca in an alley basement decorated with Memphis memorabilia, Rendezvous is one of the best joints in town for ribs.

Best Southern Food in the U.S. | Food & Wine
  • Teresa Deaton Hardin
    Teresa Deaton Hardin

    I be's from there,, great rib's!!!

  • Kerry BlanketStitched
    Kerry BlanketStitched

    Saw this one on Man v Food and I think it would be worth a trip over the pond to give it a try

  • Ashley Crawford
    Ashley Crawford

    This place is absolutely awesome!

  • Rebecca

    This is where I discovered I do not like a dry rub.

  • Penny Lynch
    Penny Lynch

    I always use the back alley this BBQ!

Bar-B-Que Shop, #Memphis - This small joint is known for a killer piled-high pork sandwich on Texas toast.

Bar-B-Que Shop, Memphis - Best Southern Food in the U.S.
  • Stephen Austin
    Stephen Austin

    Grew up in Memphis, this is the best bbq around period! I miss this place

Franklin Barbecue, #Austin: I can't stop thinking about that brisket.

Franklin Barbecue
  • Dinah Palmer
    Dinah Palmer

    I've died n gone to BBQ heaven!

  • Cherrie Clarke
    Cherrie Clarke

    The very best brisket I have ever eaten!

  • Michelle Hara
    Michelle Hara

    The line is real get there early, but the brisket is worth the wait. Cut to order for every customer!

  • Patrick Rosenick
    Patrick Rosenick

    Looks delicious

  • Mauro Silva Nascimento
    Mauro Silva Nascimento


Peg Leg Porker, #Nashville

Chicken Scratch, #Dallas: Tim Byers + the Bolsa peeps = finger lickin' goodness.

Tim Byers + the Bolsa peeps = finger lickin' goodness

Lockhart Smokehouse, #Dallas

Cooper's Old Time Pit Bar-B-Que: Texas Hill Country barbecue at its finest.

Chef Tim Love's Woodshed Smokehouse on the Trinity River in Fort Worth, Texas

Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q: Amazing barbecued chicken and one hell of a banana pudding.

Miss Myra’s Pit Bar-B-Q
  • JaNette Howard
    JaNette Howard

    sounds wonderful would love to try one day

  • Emily Reed
    Emily Reed

    Oh yes!!! Great place.

  • Kimberly White
    Kimberly White

    Birmingham represent! We have so, so many amazing places to choose from. Miss Myra's is so good!

Smoki O’s, St. Louis: The best barbecued pig snoots in the country.

Smoki O's -Andrew Zimmern

Speed Queen, #Milwaukee: Love the pork sandwich and rib tips.

Speed Queen Bar-B-Q

Moonlite BBQ Inn, Owensboro: Try out their famous lunch buffet, chock full of barbecued mutton and homestyle sides such as ham hock-studded beans and corn muffins.

Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn

Best Heritage BBQ in America - Esquire: Skylight Inn, Ayden, NC

The Best Heritage BBQ in America

Dinosaur BBQ, NY, NJ & CT

17th Street Bar & Grill, IL: That's what I call championship barbecue.

  • Barb Mueller
    Barb Mueller


Oklahoma Joe's in Kansas City, KS: Order the brisket Z-man sandwich topped with onion rings, the burnt ends and the Carolina-style pulled pork.

America's Best BBQ Restaurants
  • Susan Ross
    Susan Ross

    The best BBQ I have found in KC.

  • John Brummer
    John Brummer

    Best BBQ in Kansas City, therefore best anywhere...Bourdain. And I agree!

  • Peggy McKenzi Foster
    Peggy McKenzi Foster

    from KC; this is my faaave. (but i love jack stack's burnt ends, baked beans, and cheesy corn-bake, and i love dickey's pulled pork.)

  • Shannon Rode
    Shannon Rode

    I have been here and LOVE IT!

  • Chris Anderson
    Chris Anderson

    One of the Best in KC!

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Jack's Bar-B-Que, #Nashville

America's Best BBQ Restaurants
  • Peggy McKenzi Foster
    Peggy McKenzi Foster

    BEST in nashville. mmm. wish we had it in KC.

Lexington Barbecue No.1, Lexington, NC

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Lee Tolbert
    Lee Tolbert

    It looks great!

Wilber's, Goldsboro, NC: Wilber's has been turning out stellar whole-hog barbecue since 1962

The South's 20 Best BBQ Joints
  • Katherine in Smyrna
    Katherine in Smyrna

    My goodness. This is where the family is from. It was always a treat to go to Goldsboro on summer vacation and chow down on BBQ and hushpuppies. Can't beat that North Carolina Q!

Hickory-smoked for more than 14 hours, the pork shoulder is as good as it gets, but the cheese biscuits are reason enough to make a pit stop.

Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q