Q39 Blog

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

August 31, 2017 Denise Kruse Kansas City’s much-buzzed-about Midtown barbecue restaurant Q39 opened a second outpost in mid-August, this time in the former Hayward’s Pit BBQ space on Antioch Road in Overland Park, Kansas, holding its brisket-cutting ceremony – a cheeky twist on the traditional ribbon cutting – weeks ahead of their originally announced opening date. “When’s […]

August 30, 2017 View full video here. The Star’s Jill Silva tours the new Q39 South location at 11051 Antioch Road in Overland Park with owner Rob Magee. Magee shares a behind-the-scenes look at the restaurant’s butcher room, where he gives tips on how to cook a brisket-Q39 style.

August 24, 2017 Joel Nichols See full video here. Barbecue! It’s what’s for breakfast. Well, at least on this particular morning. We got a behind the scenes peek at the brand new Q39 location at College and Antioch in Overland Park. Now, it has the same award-winning menu and welcoming feel of the original location […]

August 16, 2017 By Joyce Smith Three area restaurants have made two national “best” restaurant lists this week. Business Insider, a New York-based international news website, posted its “best restaurant in every state” list on Tuesday. The compilation was created by sifting through James Beard award nominations, expert reviews, local recommendations and its own list of best […]

Johnson County should be able to see the smoke and smell the mouth-watering aroma of barbecue in the air today. Q39 South opens its doors for lunch, serving award-winning championship barbecue at its brand-new outpost. Q39 South is located in the former Hayward’s Pit Bar-B-Que, and the 7,191-square-foot space has been completely remodeled inside and out. It features […]

Article: Overland Park, the wait is almost over; Q39 South opens Monday Author: By Joyce Smith Publisher: The Kansas City Star Date: August 11, 2017   Three years after opening Q39 barbecue in midtown, chef and owner Rob Magee is expanding the popular concept in a bigger way to Overland Park. Magee said he looked for three things […]

August 8, 2017 By Sara Ventiera On August 21, the moon will pass between Earth and the sun, and for the first time since 1979, the totality of a solar eclipse will be visible from the continental United States. Starting on the Oregon coast in the morning, then moving east across 14 states, this is the […]

Publisher: The Kansas City Star Article: JoCo updates: Q39 sets opening; Pizzabella closes; Starbucks coming to Oak Park Mall – Q39 Author: Joyce Smith July 6, 2017 Barbecue restaurant Q39 has announced a Sept. 1 opening for its new Overland Park location. But owner Rob Magee said it could open even sooner. Magee purchased the former Hayward’s Pit Bar-B-Que building […]

June 14, 2017 By Lauren Morley When you think of Kansas City, you think of barbecue. No great barbecue joint is complete without a signature rack of ribs. Check out this list of the best places to enjoy some “finger lickin” ribs in Kansas City. 1. Gates Bar-B-Q If you are looking for a place […]


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