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21 of the Best BBQ Sandwiches
Yahoo/Garden and Gun ^ | Mar 17, 2014 | Hanna Raskin

Posted on 03/17/2014 6:11:03 PM PDT by kingattax

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To: WXRGina

bbq ping


51 posted on 03/17/2014 7:33:13 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: Citizen Soldier

Yep I live here (Wilmington, N.C.) if you don’t live in N.C. I recommend moving, and/or visiting!


52 posted on 03/17/2014 7:34:11 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: MarkL
There's another KC BBQ "Star" that I never really cared for... Gate's BBQ. I'll go there if someone drags me along, but the only reason I ever go myself is if there's someone from out of town who's never been there. I love walking in the door with a "newbie" who'll jump out of his or her skin when the employee shouts "Hi! May I help you?!"

But I've always found the brisket to be dry. And they've got "boring" pickles.

Mark

53 posted on 03/17/2014 7:35:00 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: Gamecock

You can keep your mustard sauce, NC Sauce (either type western or coastal) are both better!


54 posted on 03/17/2014 7:36:27 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: wolf24
There’s a Cooper’s in Llano, Fort Worth, and New Braunfels. I’ve only been to the one in Llano.

What about the one in Junction?

55 posted on 03/17/2014 7:36:49 PM PDT by 1riot1ranger
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To: CrazyIvan

uh oh....sorry


56 posted on 03/17/2014 7:39:52 PM PDT by kingattax (America needs more real Americans.)
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To: JSDude1

That’s crazy talk!


57 posted on 03/17/2014 7:40:57 PM PDT by Gamecock
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To: Vision

Where I come from—TEXAS—we don’t put cole slaw on a barbecue sandwich EVER—PING


58 posted on 03/17/2014 7:45:16 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: WXRGina

Mother used to sometimes put Cole slaw on our hot dogs. It was pretty good.


59 posted on 03/17/2014 7:47:40 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: yarddog

Yes, it’s good. Shoot, all food is good to me! :-) It’s just that Texans don’t do slaw on BBQ sandwiches. I also like sauerkraut on hot dogs very much.


60 posted on 03/17/2014 7:49:38 PM PDT by WXRGina (The Founding Fathers would be shooting by now.)
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To: wolf24
"For pulled pork, Payne’s in Memphis."

^

This.

Best sammich ever!

Here's my take on it. Got close with the meat, but have yet to replicate that neon yellow slaw.

Mmmmm........good sammich.

61 posted on 03/17/2014 7:50:54 PM PDT by bk1000 (A clear conscience is a sure sign of a poor memory)
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To: kingattax

Kansas City has the best BBQ in the US.
Fiorella’s Jack stack. Is the best. In KC. They have the best burnt ends in town, my favorite sandwich is the poor russ which is chopped up burnt ends on a bun. The beans are to die for as is their cheesy corn side.

Oklahoma Joes has the Z-Man. Also very good.


62 posted on 03/17/2014 7:54:54 PM PDT by ncfool (Taking back America 2016.)
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To: ClearCase_guy; posterchild

Here’s another one.

http://blueribbonbbq.com/newton/

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63 posted on 03/17/2014 7:56:53 PM PDT by Mears
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear

Not being a southern gent but a fan of all great food.
What kinda white sauce are we talking about. Do share.


64 posted on 03/17/2014 7:57:31 PM PDT by gfbtbb (Ladies and Gentlemen, we are on our own.)
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To: MarkL

I think the same thing about Bryant’s... Very over rated. Hayward’s now is under new ownership. In 1981 the had the best Sandwich.


65 posted on 03/17/2014 7:59:08 PM PDT by ncfool (Taking back America 2016.)
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To: yarddog
I used to love Dobb’s in Dothan, Alabama.

When you were in the neighborhood, did you ever try Iron City Barbecue, across the river in Iron City, GA?

Bit different from most places...the barbecued pork is barbecued fresh (i.e., uncured) ham. Incredibly tender and very tasty.

66 posted on 03/17/2014 8:01:03 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: wolf24

+ + + Black’s in Lockhart + + +


67 posted on 03/17/2014 8:01:12 PM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open (<o> ---)
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To: kingattax

bttt


68 posted on 03/17/2014 8:01:27 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life :o)
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To: RushIsMyTeddyBear
......'Green Top', Summiton Al....[tiny place]... Pork, Bread, Sauce.....any thing else distracts from the meat...

Also a place in Dothan Al... don't remember the name but they had westerns playing nonstop on the TV.....

69 posted on 03/17/2014 8:03:38 PM PDT by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: kingattax

Both Williams Bros and Davis BBQ have really great BBQ....sandwiches as well as platters. Stuff that makes my heart go hummmmmm


70 posted on 03/17/2014 8:04:01 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: berdie
Black’s in Lockhart is in my top two. It is hmmmm, hmmmm, good.

The sausages there are a concerto in black pepper.

Incredib'

71 posted on 03/17/2014 8:05:33 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: yarddog

Steadman Shealy was the greatest wishbone QB ever.


72 posted on 03/17/2014 8:05:45 PM PDT by logitech (It is time.)
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To: Citizen Soldier

Okay so now I need a new key board.... the drool is killing me


73 posted on 03/17/2014 8:05:58 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: 1riot1ranger; wolf24
There’s a Cooper’s in Llano, Fort Worth, and New Braunfels. I’ve only been to the one in Llano.

"What about the one in Junction?"

And I believe there is a Cooper's in Mason, as well.

74 posted on 03/17/2014 8:08:03 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: okie01

I don’t think I ever ate there but remember the place. Unfortunately Iron City was just off hwy. 84, just enough that I usually just drove on by.


75 posted on 03/17/2014 8:09:24 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: logitech

Shealy was a heck of a nice guy too. Last I heard he was an attorney in Dothan.


76 posted on 03/17/2014 8:12:37 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: kingattax

Pecos Bill’s Okie BBQ Glendale, CA.


77 posted on 03/17/2014 8:15:11 PM PDT by Argus
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To: kingattax

Hell, now I’m hungry.


78 posted on 03/17/2014 8:19:50 PM PDT by Shadowstrike (Be polite, Be professional, but have a plan to kill everyone you meet.)
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To: kingattax
King's Carolina Oink Sampler

1 lb. King’s Hand-Chopped Pork BBQ
1 rack King’s BBQ Pork Ribs
1 pint King’s Brunswick Stew
2 pints King’s Veggie of your choice
1 doz. King’s Hushpuppies
1 5 oz. King’s Delight BBQ Sauce


Click the pick to order for FedEx delivery!...

79 posted on 03/17/2014 8:20:49 PM PDT by WVKayaker ("Today, doesn't it seem like we have a Corrupt Bastards Club in D.C.? On steroids?" -Sarah Palin)
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To: stylecouncilor

ping


80 posted on 03/17/2014 8:21:37 PM PDT by windcliff
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To: Aquamarine

“We ate at 12 Bones in Asheville last summer...”

Thanks for the heads up. We are planning to go to Charleston later this year, and thought we might stop at 12 Bones on our way home...guess we will find another for our barbeque stop.

So, FReepers, a serious question...who has absolutely the best barbeque in North Caroline?


81 posted on 03/17/2014 8:25:38 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: TLI

That pic is so mouthwatering...want some of each...and where might that be...name and location please!


82 posted on 03/17/2014 8:28:00 PM PDT by GGpaX4DumpedTea (I am a Tea Party descendant...steeped in the Constitutional Republic given to us by the Founders)
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To: kingattax

Here’s a vote for Alday’s pulled pork in Sarasota, FL. Their baked beans are “the top of the world, Ma!”


83 posted on 03/17/2014 8:40:00 PM PDT by Rembrandt (Part of the 51% who pay Federal taxes)
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To: kingattax
What ??? No McRib ???

/sarc

84 posted on 03/17/2014 8:44:22 PM PDT by Lmo56 (If ya wanna run with the big dawgs - ya gotta learn to piss in the tall grass ...)
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To: wolf24

Concur. The Texas BarBQ Brisket seems to outshine the rest.

FWIW, I also always discern the quality of BarBQ by the Brisket.


85 posted on 03/17/2014 8:48:09 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: okie01

You have quite a way with words.

Ever thought about doing restaurant reviews? :)


86 posted on 03/17/2014 8:49:56 PM PDT by berdie
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To: kingattax

We have Smokin’ Pig here in Valdosta, GA. It is very good!


87 posted on 03/17/2014 8:53:05 PM PDT by Shery (in APO Land)
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea

I believe that is from Salt Lick BBQ, here in Texas...

http://www.saltlickbbq.com


88 posted on 03/17/2014 8:57:28 PM PDT by Jane Long (While Marxists continue the fundamental transformation of the USA, progressive RINOs assist!)
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To: Lmo56

Despite the fact that I have grown to despise Micky Ds, I do like the McRib. I think it is the only thing they make now which I like.


89 posted on 03/17/2014 9:01:11 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: ncfool
Agreed on both counts. I HATE Bryant's "Original" sauce, and their meat is WAY too greasy for me. For many years, Haywards was may family's favorite. It wasn't unusual for people to drive hours to get there. But that was back in the 80s and maybe into the 90s.

I've only been there twice since 2005, both times I thought it wasn't all that good and way overpriced for lunch. Since I work just down the street in Corporate Woods, maybe I'll give it another shot.

I saw that the Smokestack at 89th & Wornall has been renamed to "The Stack," but I don't know if it's the same family (just broken away) or if it's new ownership. They've got a pretty good sandwich there (or they did): The Smokestack. Beef & pork on a hoagie with lettuce & tomato. It really works!

Mark

90 posted on 03/17/2014 9:02:13 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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To: logitech

The best meal I ever had was in Dothan, or at least near Dothan. It was a place called “Redmon’s Seafood Camp” My wife and I ate there and the owner took our six month old baby and carried her around the entire meal.

Mine was 12 shrimp and they were more than I could eat tho I finally maanged to eat they all. They were each about the size of a chicken drumstick. They also had there own recipe for tartar sauce. I could taste black pepper in it but was never able to duplicate it tho I tried many times. The whole meal was just great.


91 posted on 03/17/2014 9:07:12 PM PDT by yarddog (Romans 8: verses 38 and 39. "For I am persuaded".)
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To: Jane Long; GGpaX4DumpedTea

That would be a big ol YEP.

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92 posted on 03/17/2014 9:09:34 PM PDT by TLI ( ITINERIS IMPENDEO VALHALLA)
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To: Cvengr

in Wichita Falls...brisket is king and offered at a zillion stops.....W Falls is like 120 k population and has over 24 bbq places


93 posted on 03/17/2014 9:17:39 PM PDT by advertising guy
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To: kingattax

Giving a nod to my long ago childhood and a state that I don’t see represented...

I have lived in Texas 99 per cent of my life (and therefore think Tx bbq is the best) but as a kid spent summers with relatives in Southern Illinois. We didn’t eat out but maybe twice in the summer, but when we did, after church we would go across the railroad tracks and get bbq. Pork bbq with a vinegar/tabasco base sauce. Yummy! I’m sure that place is long gone since the town dried up when the coal mines closed...from what I have read. But it does deserve an honorable mention.

I’ve replicated the sauce and when pork roast is on sale veer off my normal beef bbq.


94 posted on 03/17/2014 9:20:33 PM PDT by berdie
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To: kingattax
A place in Durango, Colorado called Serious Texas BBQ makes what they call a Texas Taco. To.die.for.

Pulled pork with an awesome vinegar based sauce, onions, augratin potatoes and jalepenos in a flour tortilla. I add in cole slaw.

95 posted on 03/17/2014 9:26:40 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: Citizen Soldier
Agreed. Once you develop the taste for the vinegar sauces, it is very hard to go back to the thick tomato sauces.

Danny's BBQ in the Raleigh area- the best. His sauce is like crack.

96 posted on 03/17/2014 9:29:04 PM PDT by riri (Plannedopolis-look it up. It's how the elites plan for US to live.)
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To: berdie
Doncha love them sausages...???

My son ships me a box of 25 links every Xmas.

97 posted on 03/17/2014 9:31:07 PM PDT by okie01 (The Mainstream Media -- IGNORANCE ON PARADE)
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To: wolf24

There’s that “Wolf River” something or other shack past Collierville and Moscow that has a good sandwich. For local, I like Interstate on 3rd St.


98 posted on 03/17/2014 9:35:37 PM PDT by ebshumidors
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To: GGpaX4DumpedTea
You're going to get a lot of contradictory answers, NC has two major styles of barbecue, eastern and western. Far western into the mountains it's sort of a subset, sweeter and smokier, more like Tennessee. The transition zone between western and eastern, along about Burlington and Graham, you get a hybrid. Western has the spicy red barbecue slaw, eastern has creamy coleslaw. That transition zone, you'll know it from the pink slaw, looks strange but tastes pretty good.

What interstates are you traveling? Every town has a decent barbecue joint or two. Most are humble little out of the way places that have been there forever, nothing fancy at all. You'd have to be in a city of some size to encounter a really nice place focusing on barbecue.

Locally, I'm fond of BBQ Joe on Fairfax at South Main in High Point. They're agnostics or heretics, depending upon your allegiance, lol. They serve all kinds. The best in my opinion would be “The Joe,” a half pound of pulled, smoked pork on Texas Toast with eastern style pepper vinegar sauce and coleslaw.

The Pit is a big deal down in Raleigh and gets a fair amount of praise, it's a little more on the upscale side.

If you're passing through in the morning, try Country Barbecue, their huge cat's paw biscuits with pork tenderloin or country ham are a thing of beauty.

Just avoid the chains, and avoid having barbecue at a place that does not specialize in it. Asheville and environs would be the smokier, sweeter almost TN style, get down off Black Mountain and you're into Western style territory, a tomatoey sauce with spicy red slaw. That runs all the way to just east of Greensboro and Charlotte, then you start hitting hybrid eastern-western and pure Eastern style with pepper vinegar sauce.

You'll hit pockets with their own spin, German settled areas north and west of Charlotte have a different sauce but still pork. They also serve fried liver mush, it has cornmeal in it, never had the nerve to try it. Up north near the VA border you'll run into Short Sugar's which has a very rich dark brown sauce that is hard to describe but I'm fond of it, they also have several unique cuts of pork, coarse chopped, fine chopped, pulled, etc.

Just make sure the parking lot’s full, you'll be OK.

99 posted on 03/17/2014 9:35:37 PM PDT by RegulatorCountry
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To: wolf24

I used to love “Central Texas BBQ” in Castroville, CA when I was stationed at Ft. Ord. Former SF guy and his Korean wife ran it. It was great!


100 posted on 03/17/2014 9:37:14 PM PDT by ebshumidors
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