Because there's nothing quite like a good old-fashioned fight, it's Rivalry Week. Keep tabs on simmering feuds across the country right here.
There is no better city than Memphis for completely immersing yourself in barbecue. No, we’re not here to argue that our regional barbecue style is better than other parts of the US -- there’s great barbecue everywhere, from Austin to Brooklyn (yes, Brooklyn, deal with it). And claiming any area's version of meat that has been slow-cooked with smoke and fire isn't “real” barbecue would be ludicrous. But, if you want to explore multiple varieties of barbecue -- from pure traditional to modern renditions -- there isn't another place that allows you to so fully embrace the history of the art form. Here’s what makes Memphis the reigning king of barbecue cities.