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Southern Living – The South’s Best 20 Barbecue Joints

Hanna Raskin put together a list of 20 Southern BBQ Joints for Southern Living. While of course this list (and any list for that matter) leaves off a lot of great BBQ spots, but in all honesty, it’s a rather strong one.


Photo of Allen & Son BBQ via Chapel Hill Journal

Here’s the list (with clickable links to the locations):
A&R Bar-B-Que – Memphis, Tennessee
Allen & Son BBQ – Chapel Hill, North Carolina
The Bar-B-Q Shop – Memphis, Tennessee
BBQ Barn – North Augusta, South Carolina
Bozo’s Hot Pit Bar-B-Q – Mason, Tennessee
The Brick Pit – Mobile, Alabama
Bunn’s Barbecue – Windsor, North Carolina
Georgia Pig Bar-B-Que – Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Jim ‘N Nick’s Bar-B-Q – Multiple locations across the South
Jimmy’s BBQ – Lexington, North Carolina
Leigh’s Barbecue – Kevil, Kentucky
Lexington Barbecue – Lexington, North Carolina
Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint – Nolensville, Tennessee
Neely’s – Marshall, Texas
Papa Kayjoe’s – Centerville, Tennessee
Payne’s Bar-B-Q – Memphis, Tennessee
Pecan Lodge – Dallas, Texas
Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge – Shelby, North Carolina
Saucy’s Walk-up Bar.B.Q. – Petersburg, Virginia
Sims Bar-B-Que – Little Rock, Arkansas

You can see the entire article HERE

What do you think of the list? Any you would take off the list or that you see is glaringly missing?

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  1. Any list of southern barbecue greats that does not include Archibald’s in Northport Alabama is a waste of time. Back to the drawing board Southern Living.

    Comment by rl reeves jr — June 4, 2012 @ 11:09 am

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