Memphis tops list of BBQ cities, report says

Memphis tops list of BBQ cities, report says
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — We knew it. Thousands (maybe even millions) of other people knew. But, according to a new report, it is official.

Memphis is the best city for barbeque, Apartment Guide said.

“Not only does the River City have the highest ratio of barbecue restaurants in the nation, but it also has the third overall most barbecue joints behind only the much larger Houston and Chicago," the report said.

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“There’s a reason everyone knows — with apologies to Austin, St. Louis and Kansas City — that Memphis is the best place in the world for barbecue restaurants. With some of the most famous joints in the world, from Central BBQ and Payne’s to Charlie Vergos and the late Public Eye, with 142 barbecue restaurants within the city limits, there’s amazing pulled pork, ribs and dry rub around every corner.”