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Arthur Bryant's Barbeque 

1727 Brooklyn Ave Kansas City, MO (816) 231-1123

Steak Chicken 
Arthur Bryant's is a landmark BBQ joint that has been serving up some of KC's best BBQ for nearly a century.

  • GOLD for Arthur Bryant's Barbeque

Atwater Village Tavern 

3218 Glendale Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 644-0605

Visit this popular LA watering hole that has teamed up with the Stop, Guac and Roll food truck to provide a Mexican twist on BBQ. Sample the


Baby Blue's BBQ 

444 Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA (310) 396-7675

Southern Comfort Food 

  • GOLD for Baby Blue's BBQ

Big Bob Gibsons Bar-B-Q 

2520 Danville Rd SW Decatur, AL (256) 350-0404

Traditional American 
Visit the iconic Big Bob Gibson’s Bar-B-Q that’s been an Alabama institution for more than 75 years. Their trademark w


Black's Barbeque 

215 N Main St Lockhart, TX (512) 213-4627

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Central BBQ  

2249 Central Ave Memphis, TN (901) 272-9377

Steak Sandwiches 
Central BBQ has been ranked No. 1 in the city for the last several years running, likely due to their outstanding smoked hot wings that are

  • BRONZE for Central BBQ

Cochon Butcher 

930 Tchoupitoulas St New Orleans, LA (504) 588-2123

Southern New American 
Chris Cosentino - Boudin Sausage

  • GOLD for Cochon Butcher

Company 7 BBQ 

1001 S Main St Englewood, OH (937) 836-2777

Cafe Barbecue 
Each day, ribs, pork shoulder and beef brisket are lovingly prepared and smoked for 12 to 18 hours before they are served to customers on th


Cowboy Flavor 

Santa Maria, CA

BBQ 
Open fire BBQ Grills.


Cozy Corner 

745 N Pkwy Memphis, TN (901) 527-9158

Steak Hot Dogs 
First-timers are always taken aback by the unexpectedly huge slab of bologna that exceeds the circumference of each bun. It’s recommend

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Duke's Brew and Que 

33 Downham Rd. London, England 020 3006 0795

Owned by Brit Logan Plant and American Byron Knight, this hot spot offers a distinct menu of house-smoked BBQ, burgers, sliders and T-bones,


Famous Dave's BBQ 

4264 Upton Ave S Minneapolis, MN (612) 929-1200

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Franklin BBQ 

900 E 11th St Austin, TX (512) 653-1187

Texas Brisket

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Hankook Taqueria 

1341 Collier Rd NW Atlanta, GA (404) 352-8881

Mexican Korean 
Alton Brown - Bibim-Bop

  • GOLD for Hankook Taqueria

JMueller BBQ 

1502 South First Austin, TX (512) 948-8935

Anthony Bourdain and barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn visited John Mueller’s (Aaron Franklin’s old boss) BBQ trailer for his legenda

  • BRONZE for JMueller BBQ

Jethro's BBQ 

3102 Forest Ave Des Moines, IA (515) 279-3300

American Cafe 
Adam faces the Adam Emmenecker Challenge, a BBQ sandwich made with breaded pork tenderloin, a grilled bacon cheese burger, Texas brisket, "f

  • SILVER for Jethro's BBQ

LC's Bar-B-Q 

5800 Blue Pkwy Kansas City, MO (816) 923-4484

Burnt Ends

  • BRONZE for LC's Bar-B-Q

Lexington BBQ 

917 Winston Rd Lexington, NC (336) 248-4528

Known to locals as the Monk Lexington BBQ has grown from a small cafe to a nationally known BBQ restaurant. Try their pork shoulder and pork


Micklethwait Craft meats 

1309 Rosewood Avenue Austin, TX (512) 791-5961

Owner Tom Micklethwait rejects conventional wisdom that Texas-style BBQ must be mesquite-smoked and salt-and-pepper rubbed, and prefers to p


Montgomery Inn 

109 Illinois Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 821-6302

Seafood American 
Saratoga Chips - Fresh Potato Chips

  • SILVER for Montgomery Inn

Moonlite Bar-B-Q 

2840 W Parrish Ave Owensboro, KY (270) 684-8143

American Traditional 
Mutton BBQ


New Zion Missionary Baptist Church Barbecue 

2601 Montgomery Rd Huntsville, TX (936) 295-2349


Oklahoma Joe's 

3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS (913) 722-3366

Sandwiches Cafe 
Adam Richman heads to Oklahoma Joe's for succulent pulled pork and saucy spare ribs. This award-winning barbecue does the city proud.

  • GOLD for Oklahoma Joe's

Place 

901 Boston Post Rd Guilford, CT (203) 453-9276

Seafood Mexican 
Fire pit cooked clams


Riscky's BBQ 

300 Main St Fort Worth, TX (817) 877-3306

Riscky's BBQ has been feeding the people of Texas since 1927. The family-run business serves up 2,000-lbs. of ribs a day and a secret sauce

  • BRONZE for Riscky's BBQ

Rollin Smoke  

3185 S Highland Dr Las Vegas, NV (702) 836-3621

Rollin Smoke was opened by 2 Arkansas natives John Holland and Dusty Ardoin. Don’t miss their barbecue meatloaf with a loaded mas


Skylight Inn BBQ 

4617 Lee St Ayden, NC (252) 746-4113

Pulled pork and pan fried cornbread.


Smitty's Market 

208 S Commerce St Lockhart, TX (512) 398-9344

American Cafe 
catches the cattle train to Texas where he walks the 'Avenue of Barbecue Dreams.

  • GOLD for Smitty's Market

Southside Market 

1212 Hwy 290 E Elgin, TX (512) 281-4650

Steak Fast Food 
All beef sausage.


Stubb 

801 Red River St Austin, TX (512) 480-8341

Chicken Sandwiches 
Rhythm and blue and brunch each Sunday.


Sweatmans BBQ 

1313 Gemini Dr Holly Hill, SC (803) 492-7543

Tony and South Carolina BBQ president and founder Lake High go to the best spot for 100-mile barbecue -- locals usually drive 100 miles to e

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The Barbecue Company Grill and Cafe 

4636 South 36th Street Phoenix, AZ (602) 243-3771

BBQ 
Grilled BBQ meatloaf.


The Barbecue Festival 

15 Sapona Business Park Lexington, NC (336) 956-1880



The Salt Lick BBQ 

18300 FM 1826 Driftwood, TX (512) 894-3117

Duff Goldman & Bobby Flay - BBQ Combo Plate and BBQ Beef Ribs

  • GOLD for The Salt Lick BBQ

This Is It 

2712 Blodgett St Houston, TX (713) 521-2920

Southern Vegetarian 
Nobody cooks up ham hocks and oxtails quite like Craig Joseph of This Is It. Craig says the key to good soul food is in the seasoning. Plus,


Wabash BBQ 

646 S Kansas City Ave Excelsior Springs, MO (816) 630-7700

Housed in the waiting room of an old train station, Wabash BBQ has become one of Kansas City’s top choices for BBQ.


Woodshed Smokehouse 

3201 Riverfront Dr Fort Worth, TX (817) 877-4545

Vegetarian Southwestern 
If game meat is your way of life, then check out Woodshed Smokehouse for some venison backstrap served with grilled and roasted hen of the w

  • BRONZE for Woodshed Smokehouse

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