Tennessee Is Home to the Nation’s Best Barbecue

Tennessee Is Home to the Nation’s Best Barbecue

Tennessee voted #1 for barbecue by TripAdvisor.

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In Tennessee, you don't have to go far for mouth-watering barbecue. It turns out, there's a lot to learn about Tennessee barbecue styles. "You go over toward the Carolina-side of Tennessee and you'll find tomato and vinegar-based sauces in the mountains; you go over to West Tennessee, and you're going to have the wet or dry ribs debate. And in Nashville, you've sort of got a culinary melting pot of barbecue right now. It's a wonderful thing in Tennessee," says Michael McDearman, Grillmaster and the "Busiest Man in Barbecue." From dry-rubbed to sauce-slathered to half-and-half, order your barbecue and ribs any way you like 'em!

View or download the following #TNBBQTRAIL checklists to eat your way through Tennessee, plus learn more about annual smokin' events and award-winning 'cue throughout the state.

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