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24 Crows

** THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED ** 24 Crows is an extraordinary sandwich shop and town cafe, where everything on the menu is made with expertise and first-class ingredients. In addition to great food, it offers a selection of interesting crafts, fine wine and unique groceries. The ice cream, made here, is sensational.

Abe’s | Blues Crossroads BBQ | Clarksdale, MS

At Abe's in Clarksdale, Mississippi at the famous blues crossroads, BBQ stars. It's thin-sliced and crisp-edged. Have hot tamales on the side.
Clarksdale, MS

Bar B Q King

An old-fashioned Charlotte, North Carolina drive-in BBQ restaurant with from-car ordering, Bar B Q King serves fine pulled pork and fried fish sandwiches.
Charlotte, NC

BBQ Barn

Ribs are literally fall-off-the-bone tender in the clean-cut BBQ Barn, which also serves fine chopped pork & chicken. Remember dessert: cake is a big deal here.
North Augusta, SC

Bergeron’s Boudin and Cajun Meats

Bergeron's is a remote Cajun boucherie and restaurant where everything is cooked with essence of smoke. Don’t miss the famous chicken patties.

Big Boppers

Big Boppers is best known for chili -- all meat, no beans, topped with cheese, sour cream or jalapeno peppers. Burgers are good, too, as is peanut butter pie.

Bill Spoon’s Barbecue

A best BBQ restaurant in Charlotte, North Carolina, Bill Spoon’s is famed for chopped pork, Brunswick stew, mustard slaw and hushpuppies. *CLOSED*
Charlotte, NC

Black’s Barbecue

Black’s is one of the world-class BBQ restaurants of Lockhart, Texas, where ribs, sausage rings, and brisket are at their best.

Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q

Since 1923, Bozo's of Mason, Tennessee, has earned a reputation for hickory-smoked BBQ and outstanding homemade pies. An easy detour off Interstate 40.

Brinson’s Bar-B-Que | Old School Georgia BBQ At Its Best

A country-crossroads shack, Brinson's is old school Georgia BBQ, featuring smoky, hacked-up pork shoulder, soulful hash & tangy/sweet sauce.

Buckwheat’s BBQ

Buckwheat's pitmaster is a formidable player in BBQ competitions. Authentic smoke-cooked fare at his restaurant in Aiken, South Carolina, reflects that talent.
Aiken, SC

Bush Meadow Farm

Bush Meadow Farm breakfast sandwiches with farm-fresh eggs and housemade sausage are among the best we’ve eaten anywhere. Don't miss the Chuckwagon Beans.


Carmen’s is home to eclectic comfort food with a twist, such as carrot-whipped mashed potatoes with bacon and Spanish lump crab toasts with buttery manchego.
Pensacola, FL

CB’S Mesquite Bar-B-Que

CB’s BBQ is Texas-good. The specialty Rich Boy sandwich includes a plank of brisket, scoops of chopped brisket, sliced sausage, pickles, and onions!

Cold Spring Tavern

Cold Spring Tavern is a 19th century stagecoach station that serves stand-out Santa Maria style tri-tip and thick, meaty chili.
Santa Barbara, CA


Corky's, a mid-South BBQ chain, offers ribs both wet (bathed in sauce) and dry (crusted with spice). Also on the menu: tamales, BBQ pizza, beef & chicken.


Even Craig's mild sauce packs pleasant punch; hot is diabolical. This is superior Arkansas BBQ, stuffed into a bun with cool coleslaw -- a sensational balance.
De Valls Bluff, AR

Crosby’s Chicken

Crosby's is a take-out shack by the side of the road serving expertly fried chicken along with mac n cheese followed by ooey-gooey brownies or sweet potato pie.


Feed of Humboldt Park in Chicago serves country comfort food: WondeRoast rotisserie chicken, velvety pulled pork, Dixie vegetables, banana pudding.
Chicago, IL

Fresh Air Barbecue

A Georgia BBQ country classic, Fresh Air's menu is a no-frills hall of fame: smoke-cooked pork, meaty Brunswick stew, creamy/crisp cole slaw. Cheap, good, fun.
Jackson, GA

Frosty Chalet

Lone Pine's Frosty Chalet is an updated Frosty stand serving some of the best little burgers in California.

Grumpy’s | Sports Pub Cuisine & Best Beer Menu | Aiken, SC

Sports pub cuisine (wings, burgers, nachos) and 100 kinds of beer plus televisions everywhere make Grumpy's a place to escape from the world.
Aiken, SC

Helen’s BBQ

Real Tennessee pit barbecue still can be found at Helen's, an out-of-the-way, smoke-worn shack serving sandwiches worth any detour.


Hicks' tamales pack a hard pepper kick. The Clarksdale landmark also has a full menu of ribs, rib tips, and chopped pork shoulder cooked over hickory.
Clarksdale, MS

Hitz BBQ

At a highway exit in Berea, Kentucky, Hitz doesn't look like a first-rate BBQ joint, but it is. Meats are expertly smoke-cooked; side dishes are extraordinary.

Interstate Bar-B-Q

Interstate is one of Memphis' top BBQs, serving ribs, shoulder meat, sausages, and bologna with all the proper fixins, including addictive bar-b-q spaghetti.
Memphis, TN

Jamrock Caribana

Jamrock Caribana is a hospitable, out-of-the-way cafe serving Deep South Jamaican food at its best, including jerk chicken and oxtails

Jerry Lee’s Kwik Stop | Cajun Country Boudin Sausage

Jerry Lee's Kwik Stop is a convenience store in Baton Rouge that makes Cajun country boudin sausage. It's all take-out; many customers eat in their cars.
Baton Rouge, LA

Jiggs Smoke House

Jiggs is a Route 66 restaurant famous for BBQ and jerky. The smoked-meat BBQ sandwiches are some of Oklahoma's best.

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que

Even sauceless, Joe's pork is fantastic:, radiant with smoke flavor. Best dish is the Smokie Joe sandwich, which combines pork, beef, and zesty sauce.
Kansas City, KS

Les Sisters’ Southern Kitchen

Les Sisters Southern Kitchen serves the San Fernando Valley with fine Southern and Cajun fare. Pan-fried chicken can’t be beat, and jambalaya rates a close second.
Los Angeles, CA

Lexington Barbecue #1

Lexington Barbecue #1 has defined North Carolina excellence since '62. Smoky pork is a festival of tenderness with crunchy bits from the shoulder's outside.

Marion Pit Bar-B-Q

Marion Pit pork shoulders bask in hickory smoke for 17 hours. The result is unspeakably tender meat, some of the best BBQ in Kentucky.

MC Hotdog Stand | Georgia Soul BBQ & Dogs

A corner shack with no indoor seats, MC Hotdog Stand attracts locals for its soul BBQ & Dogs & weekend-only ribs.

Noah’s Hof Brau

Noah's Hof Brau is an old-fashioned Modesto, California, sandwich carvery that has morphed into a Chinese-American cafeteria. BBQ pork is superb.

Patriots’ Smokehouse

Patriots' is a welcoming, family-run smokehouse not far from I-20 near the Georgia / South Carolina line. The theme is Independence day. The BBQ is grand.


Payne's is one of the great BBQs of Memphis, Tennessee, known for its "pig sandwich" of hacked up pork piled into a bun with cool, crisp cole slaw.
Memphis, TN

Perry’s Pig

At this hidden Augusta BBQ, chopped pork sandwiches are garnished with succulent bits of crisp cracklin: one of the great smoke-pit sandwiches anywhere.
Augusta, GA

Piggie Park

Piggie Park is a 1950s-style drive-in with excellent BBQ, main-course Brunswick stew, & scrambled burgers enhanced by a special sauce of ketchup, mustard, etc.

Po Pigs Bo-B-Q

**THIS RESTAURANT IS PERMANENTLY CLOSED** Edisto Island, South Carolina: Serve yourself at Po Pigs' buffet, built around smoke-cooked pork. Also fried chicken and a vast array of vegetables.

Poppa’s Finest BBQ

Ribs, chicken, and chopped pork are smoked to tender succulence in Poppa's roadside BBQ parlor just a short detour off Interstate 20 between Atlanta & Augusta.
Thomson, GA

Purple Daisy Picnic Cafe

A happy-go-lucky Chattanooga cafe enjoyed by tourists as well as locals, Purple Daisy is a base camp for trips up and around Lookout Mountain.

R.O.’s Bar-B-Cue | North Carolina BBQ & Best Slaw

BBQ is fantastic; even more notable is R.O.'s unique savory slaw. It might be the best slaw anywhere. A must-eat west of Charlotte, NC.

Red Rabbit Drive In

Enjoy a Red Rabbit Bunny Burger (bacon, cheese, sauce, etc.) in your car or at a picnic table at this 50+ year old drive-in in Duncannon, Pennsylvania.

Red Shed Diner & Produce

A colorful, welcoming roadside restaurant & produce stand, Graniteville's Red Shed serves hearty cafe meals and blue ribbon pies & cakes. * CLOSED *
Graniteville, SC

Ruddell’s Smokehouse

Ruddell's is a beachside cafe serving the best smoked fish on the California Central Coast in the form of creative tacos and sandwiches.


The smoked meat of Montreal's Jewish neighborhood is at its best at Schwartz's, where countermen make sandwiches with meat piled impossibly high on good rye.
Montréal, QC

Shalhoob’s Funk Zone Patio

Shalhoob's Funk Zone Patio is a Santa Barbara butcher shop that expanded into a full outdoor bar and grill serving great burgers and tri-tip.
Santa Barbara, CA

Smokey Bear’s BBQ | Pig Paradise in Corbin, Kentucky

A happy-go-lucky BBQ parlor with a law-and-order theme, Smokey Bear's is a favorite among Corbin citizens, for whom it's pig paradise!

Smokin Guns BBQ

In a land of excellent BBQ, Smokin Guns' meticulous, from-scratch, smoke-cooked pork, beef & chicken are some of the best. *** CLOSED ***
Aiken, SC

Snowdon Deli | Best Smoked Meat In Montreal?

Snowdon is a full-service deli with great breakfast and some of the best smoked meat in Montreal. It's spicy, available fatty, medium or lean.
Montréal, QC

Steven’s Barbecue

Steven's is a BBQ dive in genteel downtown Greenwood, Mississippi, featuring Memphis style ribs, Delta hot tamales, and fabulous chocolate cake.
Greenwood, MS

Summit Diner

The Summit is a handsome 1960 Swingle diner. Breakfast is fresh and generously proportioned. Pies are homemade, and are a point of pride.

Vandy’s Bar-B-Q | Southeast Georgia BBQ Legend

Since 1929, elegant smoke-cooked pork has made Vandy's a southeast Georgia BBQ legend. Creamy mustard sauce that crowns pork is magnificent.
Statesboro, GA

Voss’ Bar-B-Q

At Voss the barbecue is sliced beef piled into a bun and topped with sauce. The sandwiches are mellow and enjoyable, and a real taste of upstate NY.

Weenie Beenie

Half-Smoke sausages, the one dish unique to DC, are best at Weenie Beenie. They're yummy at lunch, also with egg and cheese for breakfast.

Whitney Restaurant and Bar

A handsome, hospitable downtown restaurant/bar serving upscale square meals and elegant cocktails, the Whitney is a charming date-night destination.
Aiken, SC

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