Friday Find: “Kansas City’s Best New BBQ Joint Is In A Haunted House: Chef J BBQ”

Monk: In their first produced video (with the help of Tarik Sykes), The Smoke Sheet profiles Pitmaster Justin Easterwood of Chef J BBQ who sells his barbecue until it sells out in downtown Kansas City.

Description:

Pitmaster Justin Easterwood opened Chef J BBQ in downtown Kansas City’s historic West Bottoms neighborhood early in 2020. The restaurant is located inside The Beast haunted house and serves the highest quality cut-to-order smoked meats and fresh house made side dishes.

Chef J BBQ
1401 W. 13th Suite G Street,
Kansas City, Mo 64102
Ph: (816)805-8283

Friday Find: BBQ with Rik Rik presents Tyler Harp of Harp Barbecue

Videographer/photographer Tarik Sykes spends some time with rising star Tyler Harp of Harp Barbecue at his weekly pop-up at Crane Brewing in Raytown, MO (about 20 minutes outside of Kansas City). Sean Ludwig from The Smoke Sheet and NYC BBQ even makes an appearance towards the end of the video.

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Description: I shot this video over 2 Saturdays visiting with Tyler at Harp Barbecue which is every Saturday from 11-Sellout at Crane Brewing in Raytown, Mo. (Unless posted they will be closed).

Tyler talks about when they started their Pop-up at Crane Brewing and hits on how BBQ is broke up into Regions and KC being a hub of the different Regions in BBQ. Also touches them making Pork Belly Burnt Ends at the Pop-up !