logo


no avatar

Nashville named America's best city for barbecue

Jen Todd, The Tennessean • May 21, 2014 at 5:49 PM

NASHVILLE — Travel + Leisure readers named Nashville the No. 1 city in the United States for barbecue.

"Music City won for compiling a greatest-hits collection of barbecue styles — from the whole-hog approach of rural Tennessee, the tomatoey sauces of Memphis, and even the mayo-and-vinegar white sauces typical of Alabama — with Southern-style catfish, fried okra, and banana pudding thrown in," according to the magazine.

It's a ranking some folks in Memphis, who placed second on the barbecue list, have taken issue with.

Our partners at The Tennessean have more on the barbecue war.

Recommended for You

    Johnson City Press Videos