July 16th USA Today.
Stephen Raichlen, chef and author of "Planet Barbecue! 309 Recipes, 60 Countries" shares his favorite places to sample the world of 'cue.
I've never been to any, but will probably stop at the one in North Carolina next time I'm through. Plus, it's right in the epicenter of Tarheel Country.
ABURIYA KINNOSUKE-- New York--a Japanese robatayaki bar (What?)
ALLEN & SON BARBECUE-- Chapel Hill, NC-- wood-smoked pork sandwiches. Carolina-style.
OKLAHOMA JOE'S-- Kansas City, Mo.--stands out in a city known for bbq.
COOPER'S OLD TIME PIT BAR-B-QUE-- Llano, Texas-- classic roadside barbecue.
SOOT BOOL JEEP-- Los Angeles-- Korean-style
CAMINO-- Oakland-- farm-to-table-style place
EAST COAST GRILL-- Cambridge, Mass.-- wood-burning grill. Grilled, blood-rare salmon steak.
POK POK-- Portland, Ore.-- best Thai street food this side of Bangkok.
DRESSING ROOM-- Westport, Conn.-- best wood-grilled hamburger in North America
AL FORNO-- Providence, RI-- birthplace of grilled pizza. Also, the Dirty Steak.
Some More BBQ Joints to Add to My List. --RoadDog
Ryder Lewis Park, Carolina Beach, N.C.
10 hours ago