Chasing BBQ - BBQ Headquarters

Memphis BBQ ribs are world famous for good reason. The best BBQ in Memphis can be found at joints that smoke their ribs low and slow using a flavor-packed Memphis dry rub that usually contains both brown and white sugar for optimal caramelization and a hint of molasses flavor. For Memphis meats served wet, a tangy, sweet tomato-based sauce is the go-to choice.

Barbecue Tips

'Cue Tip #8: Don't Change Too Much at Once

"You’re going to learn something every time you cook. Pay attention to that and don’t try to change too much at once. The thing amateur smokers tend to do is pull the meat off too soon because it starts to look so pretty. The magic number for brisket is an internal temp of 203 degrees, so make sure the temp reaches 195-205 degrees before calling it quits."

Lance Kirkpatrick – Pitmaster of Stiles Switch BBQ & Brew, Austin, TX

Mike's Road Journal

Carter’s BBQ: Longview, TX

My first stop of the day was at Carter's Bar-B-Que in Longview, TX. As I was taking pics of the signage (something I do before entering), I heard someone call me over to their car. This was when I realized that Carter's had a drive thru. I leaned in the window and met Buddy Up and Chris Jackson. Being from Longview, it was their opinion that there's no better barbecue for miles. And that was kind of the theme at Carter's. I got there a little past 11am and the drive thru already ...
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Carter’s BBQ: Longview, TX

BBQ Joint Finder

Grand Champion BBQ

"Greg Vivier, Robert Owens & Anne Owens - Co-Owners"

4401 Shallowford Rd, Roswell, GA 30075

Archibald's Bar-B-Que

"Tray Washington - Owner"

1211 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Northport, Al 35476


Barbecue Slang

St. Louis Style Ribs Pork ribs that have had the rib tips trimmed off.


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