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Kansas City BBQ with a twist – Meat+Poultry

August 31st, 2017

August 31, 2017 By Donna Berry When most people think of Kansas City — the neighboring cities in Kansas and Missouri collectively known as one — barbecue comes to mind. And there’s good reason: Kansas City has more barbecue restaurants per capita than anywhere in the world. Its signature food is served at more than […]

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Q39 Brings Competition-Style Barbecue to its New Location in Overland Park, Kansas – Feast Magazine

August 31st, 2017

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 […]

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Q39’s Rob Magee’s tips for cooking up a brisket – Chow Town

August 30th, 2017

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.

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Q39 opens Overland Park location – KSHB

August 24th, 2017

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 […]

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Have you been to these 3 KC restaurants on national ‘best’ & ‘must-try’ lists? – The KC Star

August 16th, 2017

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 […]

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Q39 South Opens for Lunch Today in Overland Park – Feast Magazine

August 14th, 2017

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 […]

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Overland Park, the wait is almost over; Q39 South opens Monday – The KC Star

August 11th, 2017

August 11, 2017 By Joyce Smith 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 when selecting his second location: an already established area with plenty of residents, office buildings for lunch customers, and hotels […]

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10 Must-Try Restaurants for the Solar Eclipse – Zagat

August 8th, 2017

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 […]

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Interview with Instagram Food Account Kcplates

July 28th, 2017

July 28, 2017 By Mehr Shah Anyone who’s anyone in Kansas City follows kcplates on Instagram. kcplates has helped the entire city enjoy “KC’s best culinary works, one plate at a time.” With more than 9,000 followers (almost to 10k guys, let’s help a friend out), kcplates has become everyone’s go to guide for navigating […]

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‘Raising the BBQ’ takes Kansas City cuisine to new heights

July 22nd, 2017

July 22, 2017 By Kera Mashek KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A party at 18th and Vine Saturday went straight to the top. A picnic table was hoisted 40 feet in the air above the jazz district. It was a spectacle brought to life by Dixie Ultra paper plates called “Raising the BBQ” “I saw it […]

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