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  • Meat Mitch BBQ In Leawood, Kansas
    Saturday evening I visited Meat Mitch BBQ with a buddy of mine. Meat Mitch BBQ is located near the corner of 95th street and Mission Road in Leawood, KS, at the northeast corner of Ranch Mart North. They are open
  • Q39 – Chicken Wings And Pork Ribs
    I readily admit that I’ve never bought into the hype of Q39. A lot of people rave about them, but I’ve never been that impressed with their barbecue. My Mom, who had never eaten there before, wanted to try it
  • Jack Stack – Ribs And Wings
    I visited Jack Stack downtown in the Freight House district on Friday night to try the pork ribs and chicken wings. I tried to call for a reservation earlier in the day but there wasn’t anything available before 7:30 so
  • A Little BBQ Joint in Independence, Missouri – Ribs And Wings
    I’ve decided to reboot the barbecue quest to try and find the best ribs and smoked wings in Kansas City. I visited A Little BBQ Joint in Independence, Missouri on Friday evening. I really liked the brisket here when I
  • Barbwire Barbecue in Eudora, Kansas
    Saturday night I visited Barbwire Barbecue in Eudora, KS. Barbwire is a relatively new barbecue restaurant in the area. Co-owners Jay and Jason Musick started out participating in barbecue competitions and then bought and ran a food truck for about
  • Smoked Creations BBQ In Ottawa, Kansas
      Tonight I visited Smoked Creations BBQ in Ottawa, Kansas.  I have some friends that live in Ottawa that have been wanting me to try it for a long time and we all had a free Saturday evening so I
  • Smoketown BBQ In Overland Park, Kansas
       I visited Smoketown BBQ on Shawnee Mission Parkway in Overland Park yesterday.  Smoketown opened late last fall, so they are relatively new on the scene, but they boast many, many years of barbecue experience.  From their website: Flavorful, delicious,
  • Chef J BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri
      Today I visited Chef J BBQ, which is located in the west bottoms in Kansas City, Missouri.  This is a relatively new barbecue restaurant in town that is creating quite a buzz.  As far as I can tell, they
  • Jousting Pigs Barbecue in Liberty, Missouri
    Friday I visited Jousting Pigs BBQ in downtown Liberty, Missouri with a buddy of mine.  Jousting Pigs has partnered with 3HALVES Brewing Company to create a craft brew and barbecue experience.  It’s a setup that reminds me of  the partnership
  • Tin Kitchen March 7, 2020
    I took my Mom and Dad to Tin Kitchen in Weston last night.  They had never been there and have really wanted to try it.  I figured it was a great way to kick off part two of my quest: 
  • Harp Barbecue in Raytown, Missouri
    Owner Tyler Harp and yours truly Tyler Harp of Harp Barbecue didn’t start his operation in Raytown until I was already done with my barbecue quest, but I was urged by a couple of people to try it out so
  • First Place – Tin Kitchen in Weston, Missouri
    First place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Tin Kitchen in Weston, Missouri.  My initial visit happened on Thursday, February 22nd, 2018.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. When I reread my
  • 2nd Place – Scott’s Kitchen in Kansas City, Missouri
    2nd place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Scott’s Kitchen in Kansas City, Missouri near KCI.  My initial visit was on Friday, September 8th, 2017.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. Scott’s
  • 3rd Place – Char Bar in Kansas City, Missouri
    3rd place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Char Bar in Westport in Kansas City, Missouri.  My initial visit was on Thursday, February 8th, 2018.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. Char
  • 4th Place – Mad Man’s BBQ in Lenexa, KS
    4th place on my list of best barbecue places in Kansas City is Mad Man’s BBQ in Lenexa, KS.  My initial visit was on Friday, May 4th, 2018.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. I’ve been
  • 5th Place – Johnny’s BBQ in Olathe, KS
    5th place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Johnny’s in Olathe, KS.  I visited on Monday, June 26th, 2017.  I also visited the Johnny’s location in Mission and I liked the Olathe restaurant better. Johnny’s has
  • 6th Place – Hawg Jaw Que & Brew
    6th place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Hawg Jaw Que & Brew in Kansas City, Missouri.  I visited on Saturday, June 9th, 2018.  You can view the blog post of my visit here. Not too
  • 7th Place – Smoke Brewing Company in Lee’s Summit
    In 7th place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Smoke Brewing Company in Lee’s Summit, Missouri.  I visited on July 1st, 2018.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. Not only do they
  • 8th Place – Jones Bar-B-Q
    Finishing in 8th place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Jones Bar-B-Q.  I visited on Saturday, January 5th, 2019.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. Hopefully you’ve heard the story of the
  • 9th Place – Danny Edwards BLVD BBQ
    Finishing 9th place on my list of best barbecue places in town is Danny Edwards BLVD BBQ in Kansas City, Missouri.  I visited on Friday, February 2nd, 2018.  You can read the blog post of my visit here. Although the