Monk: Robert Moss dropped his annual top barbecue joint list for Southern Living, and of the 50, eight were North Carolina barbecue joints while another nine were from South Carolina. The North Carolina joints were:
- Prime Barbecue, Knightdale
- Barbecue Center, Lexington
- Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge
- Sam Jones BBQ, Winterville
- Stamey’s Barbecue, Greensboro
- Grady’s Barbecue, Dudley
- Lexington Barbecue, Lexington
- Skylight Inn, Ayden
Even with some decent representation from the Carolinas, there were a few I felt could’ve made the list based on what Robert Moss had written previously; Jon G’s Barbecue and Lawrence Barbecue in particular.
A Texas barbecue joint made the #1 spot on the list, and while I won’t spoil just who it was just know it is a very familiar joint to most. You just know that Texas Monthly Barbecue Editor Daniel Vaughn would have to gloat:
Have you read the list yet? Who else should have made it, be it from North Carolina or elsewhere?
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