Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives - "Kansas City Barbecue Tour"


"Kansas City Barbecue Tour"

  (4 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 12, 2010 
Aired on: July 12, 2010 
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RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
RJ's Bob-Be-Que ShackSee RJ's Bob-Be-Que Shack Video ($$)
(284 ratings)

5835 Lamar Ave Map It!
Mission, KS 66202
(913) 262-7300
  • Lamb Ribs
    a top seller
  • Smoked Jalapeno Sausages
    formed in corn husks (rather than pig casing) to allow smokey penetration
  • Bison Empanadas
    seasoned ground bison meat w/ craisins & vegetables in a pastry shell; deep fried & served w/ chipotle mayo & arugula; looks good
  • Pork Belly Burnt Ends
    cubes seasoned w/ house rub, smoked & sauteed; topped w/ Southern sauce & honey; garnished w/ raspberry preserves & fresh raspberries
4.0 out of 5
284 ratings
chef worked in high-end restaurants for 25 year before opening BBQ restaurant; won dozens of awards
Woodyard Bar-B-Que: View details, maps, videos, recommended foods
Woodyard Bar-B-QueSee Woodyard Bar-B-Que Video ($$)
(441 ratings)

3001 Merriam Ln Map It!
Kansas City, KS 66106
(913) 362-8000
  • Ribs
    looks good
4.0 out of 5
441 ratings
known for selling wood for BBQ, but also cook their own too
  • BBQ Chicken
    halved, smoked and deep-fried
  • Pulled Pork
    looks good
3.5 out of 5
107 ratings
[CLOSED]; opened in 1978
  • Brisket Sandwich
    top seller; smoked for 9-11 hours; looks good
  • Burnt Ends
    beef brisket seasoned w/ signature rub, smoked for 15 hrs; "in my top 3 (burnt ends)" -Guy Fieri; looks good
  • Turkey Sandwich
    smoked for 10-12 hours; looks good
  • Christian’s Pork Belly Bites
    smoked for 5 hours, deep fried & dusted w/ Hot Rub; served w/ sweet sauce
  • Smoked Meatloaf
    served w/ BBQ sauce, mashed potatoes, corn & cornbread
3.5 out of 5
306 ratings
opened in 2003, recently expanded; locally owned BBQ w/ over 400 awards including the Jack Daniel's Grand Champion award in 1999

"Kansas City Barbecue Tour"

  (4 restaurants)    
Aired on: July 12, 2010 
Aired on: July 12, 2010