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Everything you need to know about Q39 with recipes and tips from Executive Chef Philip, plus all things BBQ and experiencing Kansas City!

“What?” they will say. “You’re going where?” And then: “Why?” The confusion is perhaps understandable. Kansas City straddles the border of Missouri and Kansas, squarely positioned in the middle of America’s ‘flyover’ states, typically ignored by overseas tourists. Actually, it’s somewhat ignored by domestic tourists too: according to figures released by the city’s tourism department last year, 41 percent of visitors to […]

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Publisher: Matador Network Article: 15 things about Kansas City that are pushing it to the next level Author: Lindsay Wang August 4, 2016 1. The better barbecue Photo: Landon Vonderschmidt for Q39 Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: Kansas City, Missouri, is king when it comes to the nation’s best barbecue. We do barbecue our […]

By: Sara Ventiera August 3, 2016 The history of barbecue is the history of America. The tradition of cooking proteins slow and low over burning wood is one of the few techniques indigenous to the United States. Throughout the Southeast and toward the West, most states and smaller subregions have regional barbecue variations with a […]

Some lighter, healthy options at KC restaurants for these hot summer days – Chow Town By Dave Eckert July 28, 2016 In these dog days of summer, it seems everyone is moving a little slower, staying inside longer, and eating lighter, both at home and while dining out. In the past, consuming fewer calories almost […]

By: Melissa Graham July 27, 2016 Take a bite out of National Hamburger Day with these Kansas City burgers The griddled burger from Howard’s Cafe If ever there was an excuse to indulge in a juicy hamburger and fries, it’s National Hamburger Day. And since the holiday hits this Thursday, we rounded up a few […]

By Sara Ventiera July 9, 2016 Chefs’ Picks tracks down what the pros are eating and cooking from coast to coast. Barbecue has been an American dietary staple since the 1600s (the first recorded mention was in 1672), but it’s currently having a moment — a long, drawn-out moment. For the past decade or so, […]

By Emmie Martin July 1, 2016 Whether you’re gearing up for a Fourth of July picnic or simply enjoying the laid-back vibes of summer, the season calls for barbecue. So we teamed up with Foursquare to compile a list of the top barbecue joints across the US. Because the city-guide app allows users to save […]

Watch here Chef and owner Rob Magee of Q39 shares his tips for the perfect brisket, and plans for a new restaurant location. See more at www.Q39KC.com. Q39 Beef Brisket 1.                Trim Brisket down and leave only 1/8 inch thick fat cap 2.                Make a cut on the tip of the brisket across the grain. […]


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