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The Best BBQ Joints in Memphis

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As 20th-century jobs shifted from farms to factories in the American South, barbecue pit masters moved to cities like Memphis, Tennessee, where they worked more quickly, smoking smaller cuts of meat in handmade oil drum grills and brick barbecue pits. In the process, says Lolis Elie, author of SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING, “the styles of barbecue now associated with Memphis emerged: shoulder sandwiches and rib racks.” Here are the best places to grab a taste.

The Best of Intelligent Travel

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We publish new travel stories all the time on the Intelligent Travel blog network, but there are a few that really got your attention this year.

In case you missed them, here are the 13 most popular posts of 2013.

The 10 Best BBQ Joints in America

In the land of the free and the home of the brave, nothing tickles the taste buds quite like barbecue. BBQ capitals like Kansas City and Memphis are well represented on our list, but America’s love affair with smoked meat is quite clearly a national preoccupation.

North Carolina Barbecue Trail – The Extra Mile

By: Cindy Scott If you’ve sunken your teeth into Traveler‘s September issue, you’ve surely noticed the delectable food trails we featured. Love Louisiana gumbo? Craving Vermont cheddar? You’ll find delicious, state-specific travel ideas for footloose foodies in our Taste of Travel section this month. On page 40, we highlight the North Carolina Barbecue Society’s North…

Tasty Destinations

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Food + Travel = IT’s best friend. That’s why we couldn’t wait to read Saveur magazine’s 10th annual “top 100” list of tastiest destinations around the world. Greek wine from ancient fruit, 2004 White Burgundies, and the cevapcici – “smoky, skinless sausages”–of the Balkans made the list (as did Euell Gibbons, the Grape-Nuts guy, and…