Jim Neely's Interstate Bar-B-Que (address and info)
This old-school Memphis pitmaster has all the traditional pork dishes his fair city is known for, with one special kicker: a plate of spaghetti topped with his signature chopped pork that proves that creativity in the BBQ world doesn't always mean weird proteins, fancy ingredients, or foreign fusions.
Dan Gentile is a staff writer on Thrillist's national food and drink team. He is a purist when it comes to BBQ, but makes exceptions for smoked and fried chicken sandwiches. Follow him to a wavering moral compass at @Dannosphere.