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Billings Bald Butcher in Covington, TN

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Willie Mae’s Rib Haus-Ribs in West Memphis, AR-Now Closed

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Yancey’s- Smoked Sausages From A BBQ Concession At The Fair

Yancey’s was one of the most alluring bbq concession stands at both the Midsouth Fair and the Delta Fair. They had the pit fired up with stacks of turkey legs and smoke rolling everywhere from their bright red pits. There was also a hot grill front and center, guarded by a fence in front of … Continue reading »

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Whole Hog Café-Closed in Memphis, But Open in Little Rock

This Little Rock, Arkansas-based chain barbecue restaurant had two Memphis locations, both of which have closed. I made it out to both Quince Rd and Germantown Pkwy locations before they closed their doors and I also had an awesome bbq sandwich at the Little Rock Airport location. Anyone passing through Arkansas, Little Rock especially, might still be … Continue reading »

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Cheers of Millington-Adam Bullock BBQ

The old hit TV series, Cheers, gave the rest of the country a glimpse into the Boston bar scene in the 1980’s. Anyone who has watched the show, remembers what made the show-chemistry. It was all about the relationships between the bartenders, regular patrons and drifters. Every city has its own bar scenes, and every bar has its … Continue reading »

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D’bo’s Wings-n-Things/Big Un’s Hickory Smoked BBQ-Now Closed

For years as we picked up our hot wings from D’Bo’s, we also ordered a few of the “bbq” wings, which were really not barbecued, just fried and tossed in bbq sauce. But I always thought they really had a flavorful bbq sauce that could be awesome on smoked ribs or pork shoulder. My wish came … Continue reading »

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Williams Bar-BQ

When I met William some years ago, he told me that he’d been selling barbecue out of this little brick building on the little side street in West Memphis, AR for years. Not far across the bridge from downtown Memphis, Williams Bar-BQ is a sandwich-only place (no ribs), so I grabbed a smoked pork sandwich with sauce and slaw to-go. … Continue reading »

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Too-Sweet Famous Bar-B-Q Pig Out-Sweet and Smoky Ribs from a Memphis Roadside Pit

Too-Sweet Famous Bar-B-Q Pig Out was a Memphis roadside pit that I discovered driving along Park Ave a few years back. It was actually in a pawn shop parking lot, there to promote the pawn business. Donning whimsical multi-colored hats and manning a large flame-painted pit under the shade of rainbow umbrellas, these guys enjoyed a nice day of barbecuing … Continue reading »

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Vanelli’s Deli-Smoked Beef Brisket on Saturdays

Vanelli’s Deli in Germantown, TN (a suburban town of Memphis), smokes bbq beef brisket on weekends and offers three different homemade mayos in addition to typical Italian fare, such as pancetta and prosciutto. Check back in the future for a full review. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. … Continue reading »

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Coach’s Grillz & Bar-B-Que-Smoky Pork and Grilled Cabbage

I first learned about Coach’s Grillz & Bar-B-Que from a work colleague, Frank Morris. By his description of the location, I figured it had replaced the previous Smoked Out Championship BBQ and Tango & Murph’s BBQ before that. Indeed, Coach’s now occupies that same space just on the outside edge of the Raleigh area of Memphis, going … Continue reading »

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Tom’s Bar-B-Q & Deli

For well over a decade now, I’ve made a practice of asking around to discover every nook and cranny in the Memphis bbq universe. Over time, people learned that I was always looking for the next bbq adventure. Several years ago, a colleague asked if I’d been to Tom’s BBQ. It was new to me at the time, … Continue reading »

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Tommy Leonard’s Bar-B-Q in Horn Lake, MS-Closed

Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Quick-Fire Guide: Here are a few notes about the ‘que: Tenderness- Ribs-were too sloppy tender, as though they had been parboiled. Smoke- Ribs-had very slight smoke flavor.Thanks for visiting my Memphis bbq blog! Comments, rants, raves, … Continue reading »

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Todd’s Showcase Bar-B-Que

Todd’s Showcase Bar-B-Que is now closed, but the unique tinted glass-window pit right inside of the restaurant put out some smoky, tender ribs. Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Quick-Fire Guide: Here are a few notes about the ‘que: Tenderness- Ribs-were tender, but I … Continue reading »

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The Smokehouse BBQ in Rossville, TN-Closed

Don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Quick-Fire Guide: Here are a few notes about the ‘que: Tenderness- Ribs-were only available on weekends. Shoulder-was moist and tender. It also included bark mixed in. Smoke- Ribs-were only available on weekends. Shoulder-had slight smoke flavor. I expected … Continue reading »

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Three Little Pigs Bar-B-Q

Three Little Pigs Bar-B-Q located on Quince Avenue is a small, typical Memphis bbq joint; a simple, down-home diner filled with pig memorabilia. They were busy when we were there, but the service was fast and cordial. The tangy Blue Plate bbq sauce they served us, has become a classic in Memphis and can be … Continue reading »

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The Bar-B-Q Store-Smoked Ribs and Beef Brisket in Rural West Tennessee-Closed

On our way to take my nephew, Michael to Freed-Hardeman College in Henderson, TN, we stopped at the Bar-B-Q Store, right on Highway 64 as we passed through Whiteville, TN. I’d stopped in a year or so before, but having already eaten I just went in to check it out. The walls were decorated with … Continue reading »

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The Bar-B-Que Pit Branched Off Of Lochamy’s Bar-B-Q in Birmingham-Now Closed

  Founded by Pete and Nancy Lochamy in Birmingham Alabama, Lochamy’s Bar-B-Que has a long family history dating back to the 1950’s according to the restaurant’s brochure. It’s closed now, but a few years ago, it made its way to Olive Branch, Mississippi as the Bar-B-Que-Pit where the original owner’s son decided to open a … Continue reading »

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Tastee Bar-B-Q

Tastee Bar-B-Q on Brooks road near the Memphis International Airport, is an unassuming bbq joint, conveniently located in the same little strip mall as a meat market. I found it years ago, simply by looking through an online phonebook for my next bbq adventure. You can’t miss it if you’re driving by their big yellow sign with bright red … Continue reading »

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Smoked Out Championship Bar-B-Que & Deli-Closed

Smoked Out Championship BBQ was a rural bbq restaurant in the Raleigh area on the outskirts of Memphis, going toward Millington, TN. The Bar was called The Pit and the bbq was smoked in one. Good smoke flavor, good sauce-hate they closed. It was previously Tango and Murph’s and both have now been replaced by … Continue reading »

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Skipper’s Catfish and B-B-Q- in Southaven, MS-Now Closed

Don’t miss my full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Quick-Fire Guide: Here are a few notes about the ‘que: Tenderness- Shoulder-Moist and tender. Also included bits of crust or bark. Smoke- Shoulder-Only slight smoke flavor. Sauce-I enjoyed the tangy sweet sauce. Thanks for visiting my Memphis bbq blog! Comments, rants, raves, … Continue reading »

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Silky O’Sullivan’s

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Showboat Barbecue

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Sam’s Down South BBQ and Hot Wings-Now Closed

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Road Side Bar-B-Que

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River City Bar-B-Q-Now Closed

Check back in the future for a full review. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. Until then, don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ Guide. Quick-Fire Guide: Here are a few notes about the ‘que: Tenderness- Ribs-Were … Continue reading »

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Risner’s in Selmer, TN

This country western themed steak house in Selmer, TN about eighty miles east of Memphis offered pork shoulder that had been smoked for about three days! Check back in the future for a full review. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. Until then, don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. … Continue reading »

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Reese’s Bar-B-Q

Check back in the future for a full review of this Memphis bbq shop owned and operated by an Asian couple. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. Until then, don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full reviews and Quick-Fire Guides of other bbq restaurants from my BBQ … Continue reading »

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Ray’s World Famous Bar-B-Que

About five miles just across the old bridge from downtown Memphis into West Memphis, AR, smoke drifted from Ray’s old metal pit in a garden shed out back of his bbq shop, as he was keeping alive the near lost art of smoking over the coals. Ray sat with me in his small restaurant on the service road. … Continue reading »

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Rafferty’s-Wood-Grilled Meats, Ribs and Amazing Bacon Cheese Fries

Rafferty’s flagship is in Bowling Green, Kentucky and its restaurants can be found throughout a handful of southern states. It may be a chain, but it’s a southern chain. Wood-grilled meats, burgers, and yes, hickory smoked pork ribs are the specialties. Unfortunately, the Rafferty’s here no longer smokes pork shoulder. But when it did, it was … Continue reading »

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Pig-N-Whistle BBQ

I went to Pig-N-Whistle BBQ at the older Bartlett location. This older Memphis bbq standard now resides in Millington, TN, also just outside of Memphis. Check back in the future for a full review. If you’d like to read more about it sooner, comment to let me know. Until then, don’t miss my Quick-Fire Guide below. Also check out full … Continue reading »

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