32 N 17TH St Murphysboro, IL (618) 684-3722
Michael Symon - Baby Back Ribs
1857 S King St Ste 3 Honolulu, HI (808) 949-2526
Traditional American Pan-Asian & Pacific Rim
Wong prepares his most mouthwatering dishes -- Chinatown roast duck nachos with avocado salsa and tapioca chips; crispy won ton ahi poke bal
1043 Broadway Suite:108 Chula Vista, CA (619) 427-4045
BBQ joint that specializes in an Aztec-inspired way to serve lamb. Andrew has Texcoco-style BBQ lamb -- slow-roasted whole lamb that’s se
345 Argyle St S Caledonia, Canada (905) 765-9622
John samples old time classics like chicken and ribs: crispy rotisserie chicken with a massive rack of fall-off-the-bone ribs
1727 Brooklyn Ave Kansas City, MO (816) 231-1123
Arthur Bryant's is a landmark BBQ joint that has been serving up some of KC's best BBQ for nearly a century.
444 Lincoln Blvd Venice, CA (310) 396-7675
Southern Comfort Food
Ribs, Pulled Pork Sandwich, Mac & Cheese and spicy XXX BBQ Sauce.
1213 Vine St Cincinnati, OH (513) 579-0446
the Southwestern spot serving up short rib tacos and a killer chicken tort
811 S Long Beach Blvd Compton, CA (310) 637-1342
the Texas-inspired barbecue joint smoking pork ribs and putting smoked turkey necks in the collard greens
1627 S 9th St St. Louis, MO (314) 621-3107
Some of the best barbecue in St. Louis is at Bogart's. On the menu: smoky beef brisket, turkey, pulled pork and apricot-bruleed ribs.
1014 Barrington St. Halifax, Canada (902) 407-4100
Pulled pork and magic spice rubbed ribs draw the crowds at Boneheads BBQ in seafood centric Halifax, NS. Host John Catucci licks smoked chic
151 Hekili St Kailua, HI (808) 263-7929
Hawaiian favorites like Hawaiian-style kalbi ribs and mochiko chicken
901 S Center St Reno, NV (775) 348-8888
Brasserie Braised Oxtail and Short Ribs
1119 N Blvd Richmond, VA (804) 355-6055
Buz & Ned's is a Richmond institution, serving the best barbecue around. Adam samples Buz's famous hickory-smoked spare ribs.
4390 Jennings Station Rd St Louis, MO (314) 385-8100
C&K Barbecue draws crowds of people who can’t get enough of its St. Louis-style ribs, which are covered in a special vinegar-based barbecu
5955 Merle Hay Rd Johnston, IA (515) 331-0057
fiery bbq sauce made from the hottest pepper on Earth
95 Prescott Avenue Monterey, CA (831) 643-2722
the brewhouse crankin' out big time bar food like parmesan pretzels and short rib grilled cheese
4625 Valley Blvd Los Angeles, CA (850) 598-9090
Korean-Mexican mashup serving up short rib tacos and spicy pork chimichangas
408 Ne Main St Lewistown, MT (406) 535-3980
#1 - Dinner train into the wild wild west. A 5 car train which shows you the old west. The prime rib dinner is their most popular dish.
2303 Pittman St Dallas, TX (214) 749-1112
Not-to-miss, traditional South Texas barbacoa: cow cheek, cow tongue, beef short ribs and grilled sweetbreads.
3330 W Olympic Blvd Los Angeles, CA (323) 734-3330
Beau MacMillian - Korean BBQ Beef Short Ribs
100 Renaissance Ctr Ste 71 Detroit, MI (313) 567-2622
On top of the Renaissance Center great steakhouse with great views. Nadia has root beer braised short ribs
109 S Saint Asaph St Alexandria, VA (703) 683-1776
Historic eatery that's dishing up a classic stroganoff made with succulent bison short ribs and buttery, homemade noodles.
1001 S Main St Englewood, OH (937) 836-2777
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
301 Stockyards Blvd. Fort Worth, TX (817) 626-6464
Coopers specializes in the hot and fast Hill Country Style barbecue. Try their beef brisket, pork ribs and Big Chop -- a 2-inch thick pork c
264 Memorial Dr SE Atlanta, GA (404) 222-0206
Aaron Sanchez - Rib Tips
623 11th Ave New York, NY (212) 977-1500
Michael Symon - BBQ Beef Ribs
3250 Main Street Vancouver, Canada (604) 875-6246
Latin cuisine at El Caminos. Nothing warms Johns heart, or tantalizes his palate, quite like a Spanish sandwich stuffed with short ribs and
1811 Piedmont Ave NE Atlanta, GA (404) 607-1622
Anthony stops for a quick BBQ lunch
4345 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA (515) 255-4111
Southern spot cooking up all the classics, from ribs and red beans and rice to catfish cakes and collards
3205 Main St Kansas City, MO (816) 753-0828
Duff Goldman - Burnt Ends on Bun
2290 S Germantown Rd Memphis, TN (901) 754-5540
Dry Rub Pork Ribs
1400 Barton Springs Rd Austin, TX (512) 479-0485
Brisket, ribs, and wings smoked using only green mesquite. Also cajun jambalaya and texas chicken-fried-steak.
13801 Highway # 12 Port Perry, Canada (905) 985-2402
John samples their top secret dipping sauce. Some patrons have been known to drink it straight
1240 N School St Honolulu, HI (808) 845-8044
sampled pipikaula short ribs and Laulau - pork and cod wrapped in Luau and ti leaves
301 W Saint John St San Jose, CA (408) 295-5414
Henry's World Famous Hi-Life, opened in 1960, serves steaks, chicken, and pork chops but is most noted for its baby back ribs
1213 W 18th St Chicago, IL (312) 226-7427
7815 Carnegie Ave Cleveland, OH (216) 391-2230
Adam goes to this legendary barbecue joint on Cleveland's east side for the deliciously messy Polish Boy, a kielbasa sausage buried by fries
1906 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA (415) 885-4605
Steakhouse Traditional American
Brian Boitano - Prime Rib
1502 South First Austin, TX (512) 948-8935
Anthony Bourdain and barbecue blogger Daniel Vaughn visited John Muellerâs (Aaron Franklinâs old boss) BBQ trailer for his legenda
13441 Holmes Rd Kansas City, MO (816) 942-9141
427 Broadway Sacramento, CA (916) 442-4044
Garlic roasted steak sandwich and prime rib
3475 Las Vegas Blvd S Las Vegas, NV (800) 214-9110
meaty fries so good they should be a government secret. No doubt about it â everyone's a winner with Chef Kerry Simon's indulgent and f
2548 N Halsted St Chicago, IL (773) 360-5759
Blues club with a great ribs joint.
2116 2nd Ave Whitehorse, Canada (867) 667-7554
rich and creamy elk stroganoff
Truck Los Angeles, CA (323) 573-3985
Adam Gertler - Korean Short Rib Tacos*
Moving Target Portland, OR (503) 789-0848
Sample their Kalbi Beef Short Rib Taco with Bean Sprouts and Pico De Gallo or Korean Bulgogi Beef Burrito with Spicy Pickled Cabbage and Sal
Moving Target San Francisco, CA
unique take on Asian-fusion in the pork belly and short rib kojas
Moving Target San Francisco, CA
sink your teeth into a sake and soy Short Rib Slider on garlic rice patty buns
1658 Main St Green Bay, WI (920) 468-4422
This family-owned restaurant has been in business for more than 70 years. It is located right across the street from Lambeau Field. Adam rat
1990 S Ridge Rd Green Bay, WI (920) 497-1111
Traditional American Pizza
Krolls West is a gameday institution right across the street from Lambeau Field. Adam's pick? Their prime rib sandwich, 8 ounces of chargril
3333 Pontchartrain Dr Slidell, LA (985) 781-4151
Latin American American
Little joint under the water tower putting their spin on a classic southern Po' Boy with house smoked prime rib.
5800 Blue Pkwy Kansas City, MO (816) 923-4484
392 Roncesvalles Avenue Toronto, Canada (416) 538-7500
Guava BBQ Short Rib with Yca Frita
401 W 2nd Street Austin, TX (512) 494-1500
Pork ribs and frito pie.
100 N La Cienega Blvd Beverly Hills, CA (310) 652-2827
Steakhouse Traditional American
8474 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 655-6277
Frank Bruni - Braised Short Ribs
44 BERRY ST Brooklyn, NY (718) 218-6655
BBQ - Brisket, Pulled Pork, St. Louis Ribs
4381 ELVIS Presley Blvd Memphis, TN (901) 332-4159
Steak Soul Food
709 Desoto Cv Horn Lake, MS (662) 536-3762
barbecue joint puttin' the championship touch on ribs, cheese fritters, and burgers with pork rinds.
6927 Biscayne Blvd Miami, FL (305) 759-2001
French New American
103 2nd Avenue New York, NY (212) 677-3733
Brontosaurus Beef rib
75 Greenwich Ave New York, NY (646) 524-7889
Huge brontosaurus beef rib.
109 Illinois Ave Cincinnati, OH (513) 821-6302
Saratoga Chips - Fresh Potato Chips
2840 W Parrish Ave Owensboro, KY (270) 684-8143
3514 SW 6TH Ave Amarillo, TX (806) 372-6667
3002 W 47th Ave Kansas City, KS (913) 722-3366
Adam Richman heads to Oklahoma Joe's for succulent pulled pork and saucy spare ribs. This award-winning barbecue does the city proud.
338 Washington Ave Owensboro, KY (270) 926-9000
Since 1918, 6 generations of one family have been serving smoked chopped mutton with white bread and sweet tea.
105 N 8th St Ste 1 Little Rock, AR (501) 843-6502
partake in their barbecue benefiting the Little Rock Police and Fire Departments, which included heaping servings of oven-barbecued ribs, br
3106 Olive St St Louis, MO (314) 535-4340
Ribs Food Feud.
903 Gleaves St Nashville, TN (615) 780-2792
Dry Rub Ribs and some amazing BBQ Nachos
904 Gleaves Street Nashville, TN (615) 829-6023
Tennessee is famous for its barbeque, and no stop is complete without a visit to Pegleg Porker for its dry-rub baby back ribs.
3740 Sports Arena Blvd # 6 San Diego, CA (619) 226-6333
Adam has to check out Phil's BBQ in Midway for their Dinosaur Sized Ribs -- mesquite-grilled to a smoky perfection and slathered in their se
1625 NE Killingsworth St Portland, OR (503) 281-3700
504 E Colfax Ave Denver, CO (303) 832-4840
throwback bar known for their short rib burger and apple strudel
207 Chestnut St Philadelphia, PA (215) 625-8604
The hot-and-spicy-heavyweight hails from Old City, as the boys challenge each other to finish off a rack of infamous Hellfire Ribs.
66 West Kinzie St Chicago, IL (312) 284-4990
#5 - The Duke - a 10 oz rib eye, its trimmed down to the center cut. It's rendered down for 10 hours in garlic and capers and then gets cov
2241 Murfreesboro Pike Nashville, TN (615) 399-8084
Neelys - Jambalaya Pasta
52 S 2ND St Memphis, TN (901) 523-2746
Tyler Florence - BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwich
12308 Los Osos Valley Rd San Luis Obispo, CA (805) 543-7427
Adam coaches history teacher Naader Reda through The Brahma Bull Challenge. In 42 minutes he has to eat 3 lbs. of Tri-tip steak sandwiched b
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
25th and Main Richmond, VA (804) 308-7524
Delilah Winder - BBQ Pork Ribs
182 Beale St Memphis, TN (901) 528-0150
on historic Beale Street, Blues City Cafe offers great southern style food such as BBQ ribs, southern fried catfish, and broiled steaks, not
Moving Target Dania Beach, FL
turned boring sandwiches into a thing of beauty. Bestsellers include the Shorty with beef short rib in a housemade veal stock and Queso Fres
1 Market Square Saint John, Canada
eight pounds of lobster and 42 ounces of prime rib steak rolled into one
596 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY (718) 665-5341
Sam's Soul Food boasts Southern-style cooking that's just a short walk from Yankee stadium and features oxtail, ribs and cornbread.
Moving Target! Indianapolis, IN (317) 721-3613
Grilled Cheese featuring red wine braised short rib, caramelized onions and arugula.
910 Skipper Rd Tampa, FL (813) 977-6474
Skippers Smokehouse in Tampa is a place to indulge your wilder side. For example, the alligator ribs aka Dragon Wings, are a one of a kind s
797 3rd Ave New York, NY (212) 753-1530
Anne Burrell - Coconut Layer Cake
208 S Commerce St Lockhart, TX (512) 398-9344
catches the cattle train to Texas where he walks the 'Avenue of Barbecue Dreams.
3800 N Pulaski Rd Chicago, IL (773) 545-7427
Traditional American Chicken
5 Central St Boston, MA (978) 531-5744
Boston's best baby back ribs.
107 S Main St North East, MD (410) 287-3512
Great Steak Challenge - he had to eat two 13-ounce Delmonicos, a 12-ounce New York Strip, an 8-ounce Filet Mignon, a 16-ounce Flat Iron, and
5110 E 2nd St Long Beach, CA (562) 856-4000
pork belly with octopus and serving up slam dunk short ribs
1782 Madison Ave Memphis, TN (901) 272-1277
Number 1 BBQ in America known for their amazing ribs. When it comes to the ribs at this smokehouse, order them half-and-half for the best o
1811 Selby Ave St. Paul, MN (651) 493-1865
Andrew makes a stop here, where they’ve taken the classic, local Juicy Lucy hamburger in a new direction.
125 Collingwood St Flesherton, Canada (519) 924-2424
traditional prime rib dinner and a massive hot turkey sandwich both smothered in hot and savoury gravy
7465 Melrose Ave Los Angeles, CA (323) 651-0915
French New American
Comfort Foods - Haute Grilled Cheese
65A 29th St San Francisco, CA (415) 695-7800
repurposed garage in the Mission District for some southern hospitality served up in braised beef short ribs and spicy shrimp and gravy
501 S Spring St Los Angeles, CA (213) 488-3408
Gail Simmons - Bacon Wrapped Motza
3864 boul. Saint-Laurent Montreal, Canada (514) 499-7098
ribs-steak-smoked meat! John goes meat crazy at The Main, a founding father of Montreal
1926 Brown St Dayton, OH (937) 228-7463
Steakhouse Traditional American
#2 - Their 20 oz bone in rib eye which is aged for 28 days. Served drizzled with butter and with their amazing fried onion rings.
328 W. Davie St Raleigh, NC (919) 890-4500
American Classics - Best NC-style Pig.
1164 Yonge St. Toronto, Canada (416) 923-3122
decades-old bohemian joint serving up sticky Asian pork ribs and a Canadian staple.
18300 FM 1826 Driftwood, TX (512) 894-3117
Duff Goldman & Bobby Flay - BBQ Combo Plate and BBQ Beef Ribs
7501 Highway 57 Ocean Springs, MS (228) 875-9590
At The Shed, the ribs are so good they fall right off the bone with a combination of flavors and spices so complex and delicious they make t
115 N WATER ST Lewiston, NY (716) 754-9680
Adam visits The Silo where he samples their signature sandwich, The Silo Haystack: a full pound of rib eye blanketed with melted mozzarella,
87 S Elliott Pl Brooklyn, NY (718) 797-1011
barbecue joint mashing up a variety of styles for their unique wings and their big time beef ribs
6536 E 50TH St Tulsa, OK (918) 665-1416
Adam goes to The Spudder for The Gusher Special, a 22oz prime rib steak served with tomato soup, dinner rolls, a salad, and a baked potato.
4087 New Getwell Rd Memphis, TN (901) 252-6642
Guy Fieri - Pork Rib Tips
68703 Perez Rd Ste A1 Cathedral City, CA (760) 202-6963
Filipino food like their Ninja Shepherds Pie and Notorious R.I.B.
540 E Mason St Milwaukee, WI (414) 223-0135
For those who can't get enough prime rib, Ward's offers an 8-oz. to 124-oz. cut of beef! Every time someone finishes a bigger cut than the l
2201 E Parks Hwy Talkeetna, AK (907) 376-4484
Adam visits West Rib Cafe and Pub in Talkeetna where mountain-climbers and bush pilots stop in to refuel on burgers.
2033 NE 2nd St Deerfield Beach, FL (954) 421-8880
7382 SW 56th Avenue South Miami, FL (305) 663-3017
Gourmet Southern Food like whole fried snapper and beer braised baby back ribs