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Here’s Where You’ll Find the Best BBQ in Kansas City – Southern Living

December 22nd, 2017

ROBERT MOSS Texans insist that real barbecue is made with beef, while Carolinians maintain it must be pork. But folks in Kansas City have no such strictures. As Carolyn Wells, cofounder of the Kansas City Barbeque Society, puts it, “If it moves, we cook it.” Beef, chicken, pork, turkey, sausage, and ribs are all fair game here—even ham. Big platters […]

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10 Famous Restaurants In Missouri That Are So Worth Waiting In Line For – Only in Your State

November 11th, 2017

by Liz Oliver Missouri has many great eateries that have been featured on many nationally televised networks. Some of these restaurants have gained such notoriety for their amazing eats that people will line up around the building to wait for a table. While a long wait is not usually something most diners look forward to, […]

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The 10 Hottest New Restaurants in Kansas City – Eater

November 7th, 2017

Where to find a Southern-style meat and three, an intimate chef’s tasting menu, and Mediterranean tapas by Liz Cook  Nov 7, 2017, 1:05pm EST Corvino Supper Club & Tasting Room Photo by Shanley Cox Today, Eater returns to Kansas City to focus on 10 newish restaurants and bars that are garnering some serious buzz. And for the first time, […]

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Doughnuts and barbecue? It sounds so wrong but tastes so right – KC Star

October 27th, 2017

By Jill Wendholt Silva October 27, 2017 2:17 PM View full video here. Barbecue: It’s not just for breakfast anymore. I first stumbled across the smoke-stoked slogan in a Kansas City Barbeque Society cookbook back in the ’90s, and it has stuck with me like a bad earworm. But thanks to the Doughnut Lounge’s DL39, […]

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What Makes KC Barbecue So Great – KCTV5

October 19th, 2017

View full video here. By Chris Oberholtz, Digital Content Manager 435 Magazine is all about barbecue! Managing editor Sherry Kuehl lists off what makes KC barbecue so great and she brought Q39’s Rob Magee with her who came ready to impress.

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The Best Diner in Every State (Plus Washington, D.C.) – Pure Wow

October 6th, 2017

By ALEXIA DELLNER  | OCT. 6, 2017 Filet mignon and chocolate soufflé are fine and dandy, but when a burger and chocolate shakecraving strikes, only a diner will do. We consulted our friends at Yelp to uncover the best diner in every state (plus Washington, D.C.). Here, 51 greasy spoons around the country to put on your bucket list. PATRICK […]

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Greater KC Restaurant Association pays tribute to barbecue masters – Kansas City Business Journal

October 2nd, 2017

  Area restaurateurs donned their boots and tipped their cowboy hats to a pair of barbecue masters at the Greater Kansas City Restaurant Association’s annual awards dinner on Sunday. The evening featured two keynote speakers, Hayward Spears of Hayward’s Pit Bar-B-Que and Rob Magee of Q39. Spears got his start at Kansas City’s Bluebird Cafeteria, where his first paycheck […]

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Top 24 Barbecue Joints in Kansas City – 435 Magazine

October 1st, 2017

 Home to the World Series of Barbecue, the nation’s largest barbecue society and topper of national barbecue lists, it’s no question that Kansas City knows barbecue best. Naysayers aside — we’re looking at you Carolinas, Tennessee and Texas — we are confident that the following restaurants serve the best smoked meats in the country. We […]

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Food Critics: Best Alfresco Dining Spots in Kansas City in 2017 – KCUR

September 30th, 2017

Listen to the audio here. It’s one of the best times of the year to be outside. It’s officially fall on the calendar, and after a hot September, it has finally cooled down. In that spirit, KCUR’s Food Critics searched out the best outdoor dining spots on Friday’s Central Standard. From a see-and-be-seen sidewalk café […]

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The 33 Best BBQ Joints in America – Thrillest Food & Drinks

September 29th, 2017

SELECTING THE BEST places to eat barbecue in America has always been a monumentally difficult task, but it’s even more so now, thanks to a new generation of pitmasters that’s combined with a still crafty old guard to make the landscape more meat-packed than ever. But just because something is a challenge doesn’t mean you shouldn’t […]

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