While plenty of people have documented their journeys to all the Major League stadiums, theme parks, national parks, monuments, and presidential assassination destinations across this great land, we can think of no better adventure to take with your friends and family than finding the best, most unique, and authentically American barbecue eateries in the country. These are the places that serve the best brisket, ribs, and pulled pork, all in their own different, and largely regional styles. From New York to the midwest, the dirty south, Texas, and all the way to the west coast, whether they use lots of sauce or dry rub, the one thing all of these joints have in common is that they're all places meat lovers should make the trip to visit.
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que - New York City
No matter where your road trip begins or ends, make sure to swing through Manhattan for a stop at Dinosaur Bar-B-Que. The City may be known for some of the World's most famous restaurants, but few can compare to this New York institution.
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What to Order: Go all out with the Traditional Sampler (¼ chicken, ¼ rack of ribs, and some sliced Texas brisket), a side of fried green tomatoes, and spicy mac’n’cheese. Top it off with a beer from their extensive list.