Just checking in after our KC trip - BBQ Central

Go Back   BBQ Central > General > General Barbecue
Click Here to Login
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 02-20-2009, 10:27 PM   #1
The Princess's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Clifton, VA
Posts: 32
Just checking in after our KC trip

We had a great time in KC. We hit several BBQ places and I discovered some interesting things about KC. I would say the highlight of our trip was Danny Edwards.

We got to meet Danny himself...Eric interviewed him while I ran the video camera. His BBQ is the best I've ever eaten at a restaurant.

One interesting thing I learned eating my way through KC was that it is almost universal that they do not make their own potato salad. I love some nice homemade potato salad. As soon as I see a plate with store bought potato salad...It is an uphill battle for me.

We also hit Super Smokers in St. Louis...not quite as good as I remembered. We also had Oklahoma Joes...My chicken was salty and dry. We loved the BBQ store tho and Eric came home with three boxes full of goodies.

By far the friendliest folks we met were Phil and Linda at Smoking Guns. We talked to them for at least an hour...both on our way there and on the way back. Their BBQ was amazing...all their trophies made me jealous...but above all they are the nicest people you ever would meet. If I go back to KC...the first place I will head to is Smoking Guns.

If I ever get a chance through a job transfer to move to KC...I would be very happy. It is cheap to live there...and there is a comp every weekend!

Amy aka The Princess
The Princess and The Pig BBQ Team
Visit my blogs:
https://panfreak.blogspot.com and https://recipesfromvirginia.blogspot.com/
The Princess is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 02-21-2009, 10:56 AM   #2
God O'Que
Unity's Avatar

Join Date: Jun 2006
Location: Virginia near Washington DC
Posts: 2,694
Sounds like a great trip. BBQ tourism is lots of fun.

(Main thing I remember about KC is the take-no-prisoners Interstate traffic. )
Weber Smokey Mountain -- "Want authentic smokehouse flavor?"
22.5 Inch One-Touch -- "The legendary Weber kettle"
18.5 Inch Original (R.I.P.; garage mishap) -- 10 books S&H Green Stamps, 1968
Weber Performer -- Craigslist 2007
Unity is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:33 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.