Memphis has become synonymous with barbecue. And Memphis barbecue is all about pork—most commonly in the form of baby back ribs and rib tips. The Memphis-style BBQ rub is tangy and sweet with brown and white sugars and other traditional barbecue spices like paprika and black pepper. To get the authentic flavors of Memphis for your backyard ribs, start with our Memphis BBQ Rub or Platte River Rib Rub. For more Memphis barbecue seasoning suggestions, check out our Chasing BBQ: Memphis Meats & Spices feature article.