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People can be very particular about their BBQ, and sometimes for good …

Updated: 2022 BBQ is a regional delicacy, and several famous varieties exist within the United States. From the Carolinas to Texas and back up to Kansas City and Memphis, each area puts its own spin on everything from sauce to cooking methods. Whether you cook the whole hog, just the shoulder, or beef brisket and […]

Does the image of thick barbecue sauce slathered over a rack of ribs make your taste buds swoon? Well, look no further than the famous, mouthwatering Kansas City BBQ sauce. It’s so insanely delicious that it can inspire you to make your own homemade version. Sound enticing? Good. Keep reading to learn more about this […]

Over the past several decades, Kansas City BBQ masters have perfected the art of creating, cooking and serving the best barbecue in the country. The art of creating great barbecue goes back to the early 1900s, and thanks to the influence of many brilliant culinary minds, has evolved to include a wide range of unique […]

Shawnee Mission Post July 9, 2018 How to throw an effortless backyard bbq There’s nothing like great food for bringing people together. Whatever you’re celebrating with friends and family this summer, let Q39 help. A backyard BBQ is casual: guests can pop in, grab a plate, and have a good time. The host should have […]

Feast 5 5 Barbecue Hot Spots May 29, 2018   Photo by Jennifer Silverberg Here’s Your ‘Cue All you need is 10 hungry people, and Adam’s Smokehouse can cater your event – from showers to rehearsal dinners to weddings and day-after receptions. The St. Louis barbecue joint is known for its ribs, brisket, smoked salami […]

By Shayla Martin The Nelson-Atkins Art Museum’s famed shuttlecocks. Plan your trip to Kansas City around the city’s barbecue, jazz, and baseball foundation, then explore revitalized art-focused districts, speakeasies, a diversifying food scene, and refreshed boutique hotels. Where to Stay The Fontaine. Book one of the spacious rooms at the recently renovated boutique hotel the […]

May 19, 2018 Ciara Corcoran   The best restaurants in Kansas City, MO offer more than just barbeque (though there’s a number of standout options in this regard on the list as well). When deciding on your next dining destination at this Missouri hot spot, you’ll have countless options at your fingertips. Longtime favorites include […]

By Collin Young March 9, 2018 10:00 AM TOP PLACES TO SATISFY YOUR CRAVING FOR WINGS IN KC|OP You can get them fried, grilled, double dipped, extra saucy, sweet, spicy, whole, drumettes, wingettes, bone in or boneless. (Can we agree to call boneless wings “chicken nuggets” moving forward?) Anyway, you get the point. There is a […]


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