Here's Where to Get the Best Damn BBQ in the United States (Try Not to Drool)
Barbecue is quite a meaty American tradition. It's also one that varies based on preference, making it a hotly debated topic. Depending upon the state and its regions, cooking methods could involve whole or individual cuts of beef, pork, chicken, and even lamb getting smoked, braised, or grilled. Then these meats can get sauced up or rubbed down with certain flavors. And accompanying sides can be a whole other story. However, barbecue ties run deep, with generational-owned and -operated restaurants keeping culinary heritages alive and well. Then, too, there are some joints stirring up grills, smokers, and pits with some (careful) experimentation. Read on to learn about these locations across the country that are serving up a variety of barbecue styles, and try not to drool.