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Raichlen’s Top 10 Meat Cities in the U.S.

Raichlen’s Top 10 Meat Cities in the U.S.

Ribs at Q39 in Kansas City, Missouri What are the best cities in North America in which to eat meat? A reporter from a major American newspaper asked me this in an interview recently, and it got me to thinking. Where should the unrepentant carnivore go to eat his/her fill of red meat? Herewith, Raichlen’s Top 10 Meat Cities in the U.S.: Austin, Texas: Where else do people start lining up at 8 a.m. at Franklin, La Barbecue, Micklethwait Craft Meats and other great barbecue joints that won't open until 11 a.m.? Doesn't...

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Smokin’ in Chicago

Smokin' in Chicago When Steven was in Chicago (fourth city in as many days on the 2008 tour), he stopped at a barbecue joint that's been generating a lot of buzz in the Windy City: Smoque. Brainchild of Barry Sorkin (top photo on the left), Smoque serves up spice-crusted brisket tender enough to cut with the side of your fork and dry rubbed St. Louis-style ribs that we bet you can't eat only one of. Best of all, it's right on the way to O'Hare...

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Charlie Trotter

You probably know that Charlie Trotter is one of the world

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