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How to Dine for Less – Bryant’s Barbecue

In Kansas City, when you mention barbecue you will hear a ton of various comments. Some talk up the smoke ring, while others focus on the sauces. Conversations will circle around which cuts are the best, and at which locations. The number of variations will make your head spin, but one thing most people will agree on is that dining out on barbecue can be costly. We visited Bryant’s Barbecue to put this impression to the test.Continue reading

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Get Your Squeal On at SLAPS BBQ

These days there are a plethora of cooking shows, and competitions that give the up-and-coming a springboard to quick success. This doesn’t mean that they don’t have to be every bit as good as their competition. Remember that social media can be a boon or a bust for businesses these days. A prime example of this boosted success would be SLAPS BBQ at 553 Central Avenue in Kansas City, Kansas. Back in the old days becoming a successful restaurateur was a long and arduous process. It required years of training, working your way up through the kitchen ranks. With hard work, and a little luck, you may be able to gain some notoriety. Continue reading

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Go Old School at Rosedale Bar BQ

Barbecue can be a touchy subject in Kansas City. Just the other evening we heard a group discussing the merits and pitfalls of various restaurants around the region. Everyone has an opinion, and all have a foundation from which they formed it. We are of the opinion that there is something redeemable about just about any restaurant one finds, as long as you go in with an open mind. When we aren’t sure what to order we usually just ask a staff member what their best menu item is or at least what is the most favorite. Since we mentioned barbecue, let’s talk about a Rosedale Bar BQ, a Kansas City, Kansas restaurant that has been around since July 4, 1934.Continue reading

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Writer’s Choice at Big Q Bar-B-Q

Many foods can evoke strong opinions from those who are partial to them, and in Kansas City, none of these more than barbecue. Our choice for at home dining is Big Q Bar-B-Q located at 2117 S 34th St in Kansas City, KS. Now many cities and states lay claim to be the “BBQ Capitol of the World”, and this post is not going to try to sway anyone’s opinion. Just as there are many regions involved, so are there a multitude of restaurants in each of these cities. In Kansas City alone there are dozens of places serving up their own versions on a daily basis. So it’s easy to find something for your taste buds right here in the metro, and many people have determined their overall favorite, while others bounce between a few for variety. We prefer to savor a wide swath of BBQ options throughout the metro, because we have found that almost every place has something they do right.Continue reading