With more than 100 outstanding barbecue restaurants, Kansas City is good to the bone. Since the early 1900s Kansas City has been recognized for its delicious BBQ that attracts people from all around the world.
We take on K.C. barbecue—from sit-down restaurants to hidden gems in filling stations, and everything in between.
The traditional barbecue rub recipe for Kansas City-style ribs combines several spices with brown sugar. Finish it with a good barbecue sauce.
There are many styles of rib. Rubs and seasoning can become somewhat of a religious debate. This recipe produces a very flavorful, smoked rack of ribs that many would call "traditional."
For slow-smoked bliss, no city tops the Missouri River metropolis of Kansas City, where every meat is on the menu and the world's top pitmasters gather each fall to prove who barbecues the best.
Here's a bucket list of definitive dishes that flavor life in the Midwest, from juneberry pie to toasted ravioli.
Check out what New Yorker columnist Calvin Trillin considered to be the best restaurant in the world, Arthur Bryants.
Uncover how and why KC's BBQ standouts as clearly the best in the nation.
With over 100 barbecue restaurants, KC has reigned as the BBQ capital of the world since the 1900s.
Here's a list of the best BBQ restaurants in Kansas City.