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There’s a new music video called “BYOMB: An Ode to Kansas City BBQ” that’s lighting up the interwebs amongst the Kansas City BBQ culture. BYOMB stands for “Bring Your Own Man Bib”, and it’s actually a pretty catchy tune that calls out a handful of the beloved Kansas City BBQ joints. Typically these types of barbecue tribute songs are oozing with the twang of a country music parody, but not this one. It’s writer, Joshua Kennedy, throws down a hip-hop flavor that’s just as strong as the smoked meats he’s rapping about. The song takes you on a quick 3 minute journey through the evolution of Kansas City BBQ culture as experienced by Kennedy. From the days of the Big 3 (Arthur Bryant’s, Gates, and Jack Stack) to the rise of
Last weekend we spent Saturday afternoon out at a local barbecue supply store offering up Bacon Explosion samples to the hoards of people loading up brand new grills and smokers for this year’s barbecue season. Next to us was a gentleman churning out wood fired pizzas on a trusty Big Green Egg. It didn’t take long before we sent over a couple hand fulls of Bacon Explosion and a bottle of Burnt Finger BBQ sauce. The results were GLORIOUS!!!
The Monthly Rubdown has a long track record of bringing you the highest quality barbecue products, as well as proven winners in the competition world. A few months back we introduced you to the Three Little Pigs line of coveted sacues, and now we’re proud to announce the release of their brand new line of BBQ rubs. The Three Little Pigs Huff and Puff Competition team has won the prestigious American Royal BBQ Cook-off an amazing eight times; only one other team has won more than once, and it has won just twice! The Three Little Pigs also has won the prestigious Jack Daniels BBQ World Championship Sauce Contest and over 600 other individual BBQ awards. These rubs have long been one of the big secrets to their success, and now they’re making them available to everyone!
Here is a great video from a couple years ago that has some brief history on Arthur Bryant’s, Gates and barbecue here in Kansas City. Thanks to @bbqsociety for pointing it out on twitter today! My favorite quote (no offense North Carolina): “Kansas City’s metro area now has more barbecue restaurants per capita than any city in the United States.” Of course we have our favorites (yes, it really is in a gas station) but there are many to choose from! I think I’ll head to Hayward’s today, it’s one block from my office and has the Triple Stack (and if you order it, be very hungry)!