Skip to comments.Country's Best BBQ
Posted on 08/07/2004 10:07:49 AM PDT by Hootch
In honor of places that we know we could eat without being interupted by Kerry... Please post your favorite BBQ joint, where it is and what your favorite thing is at that place...
Radd Dew's; Conway, SC; everything!
Anything on the menu is great
Big John Bar-B-Q in Peoria, Illinois.
The owner is a charter captain, and the fish are fresh daily.
That place is still open? North side of town, or is the original still there? I have been away for a long time.
18300 FM Rd 1826
Driftwood, TX 78619
Phone: (512) 858-4959
It's just outside of Austin. Best damn BBQ ever.
Pit cooked, vinegar based, chopped BBQ.
And the chicken ain't bad, either.
New Zion Missionary Baptist Church, Huntsville Texas. All proceeds go to support the church.
Don't you think it would be fun to watch both Kerry's eating BBQ ribs, with the sauce dripping on their chin.....
Sorry I can't give the month...
but I did notice that while I was "house=sitting" a colleague's home here in
the swanky Westside of Los Angeles, they had a recent article of "Sunset" managazine
that claimed to have an article about the best BBQ in "the west".
Dreamland in Tuskaloosa Al. Ribs only.
Harold's in Atlanta. hand cut, served on toast handmade over coals from the pit!
Hwy 31 (6 miles west)
Traditional BBQ beef and ribs.
I honestly have several but this is one of the best.
Grab a beer, order some brisket and some sausage, and have a seat outside on the picnic tables.
I'm a North Eastern city slicker myself, but I had great barbeque (mutton, beef and burgoo) recently at the Moonlite Inn in Owensboro, Kentucky.
In Georgia, BBQ is shredded pork. I much prefer Texas BBQ, generally smoked beef brisket.
in Memphis there are two:
Corky's (several locations - we like the original on Poplar)
The Rendesvouz (down near Beale Streer)
Both make great "Memphis BBQ," which is basically pork ribs and pulled pork shoulder.
I think Rendesvouz has the better Memphis 'speciality,' which is dry ribs, just a seasoning rub, no sauce on it (though you can get sauce if you want). They also make an interesting lamb BBQ. I am not, personally, fond of ribs, unless I'm in a mood.
My favorite, however, is the Corky's pulled pork plate. Their sauce is great, they accompany it with baked beans and a really good cole slaw, and their rolls are to die for. The kicker is to get an onion loaf, which is really thin onion rings smooshed down into a loaf pan. You have to cut chunks off with a knife. The don't seel that to go, for good reason, because it takes too long to fix for the drive up and it doesn't reheat well.
Both places will ship FedEx to anywhere. It's well worth it.
Memphis BBQ has won every national championship that compares regional BBQ for the last decade or so. It's the gold standard, without a doubt. The Memphis in May BBQ contest is the top of the BBQ circuit. It's a blast to attend, and even more fun to participate in (so long as you don't have to drive anywhere ;^>)
Clemm's, San Diego, CA.
You're not likely to get much response to this; FReepers are not opinionated when it comes to BBQ.
Two Brothers, Ball Ground, Ga.
They serve brisket.