Barbecue: Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que is a favorite of celebrities, tourists and locals alike, as evidenced by the lines out the door every weekend. Regulars at Joe’s know to opt for the succulent ribs, juicy beef brisket and burnt ends. To taste that Kansas City specialty, arrive early on Mondays and Saturdays for lunch or on Wednesdays for dinner. (Photo by Anna Petrow)

Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que, joeskc.com

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