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.
Fat Matt’s Rib Shack - Atlanta
If you find yourself in Atlanta and in need of some authentic Southern barbecue, get yourself to Fat Matt’s Rib Shack. A no-frills retro-classic eatery, Matt’s offers live blues music along with crazy good barbecue. Don’t miss this one.
Credit: Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
What to Order: It’s a rib shack, so you should definitely order the ribs. But while you’re at it, try a side of Brunswick stew and their famous rum baked beans.