BBQ Archive

  • Shorty Small’s – Branson Landing

    Shorty Small’s – Branson Landing


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    I had to make a trip to Branson to drop off my niece at the new Branson airport.  I decided that a meal at Branson Landing was in order since we were in the area.  My wife and mother-in-law were along for the ride and we decided to give Shorty Small’s a try since the […]

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  • Billy Sims Barbeque

    Billy Sims Barbeque


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    We have another BBQ restaurant in town – Billy Sims Barbecue (BSBBQ).  They opened up in mid July on South Glenstone near the Supercenter complex where the Boston Market restaurant used to live.  I love BBQ and there are only a couple of places here in town that are my go-to places for this simple, […]

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  • St. George’s BBQ

    St. George’s BBQ


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    On a recent trip to D’ Arpino’s I noticed some picnic tables outside of the St. George’s BBQ & Catering storefront.  I took a quick peek and found a small dining area inside.  I had always thought of St. George’s BBQ as a catering only place and was surprised to see a dine-in option is […]

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  • Whole Hog Cafe

    Whole Hog Cafe


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    I did a quick review a few weeks ago of Whole Hog BBQ and at the time wasn’t too impressed – but they had only been open 3 days so I vowed to return.  I’ve now been back an additional 2 times and I’ve changed my initial opinion about Whole Hog.

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  • Richard’s Hawgwild BBQ

    Richard’s Hawgwild BBQ


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    We had several birthdays to celebrate in the family this month – so we decided a dinner outing would be an ideal way to get everyone together.  It was my idea to do a mini-road trip to Aurora and Richard’s Hawgwild BBQ for our dinner destination. 

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  • Boxcar BBQ – Republic

    Boxcar BBQ – Republic


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    I was in Republic again last Friday and caught the smell of meat smoking while driving past the intersection of Hwy 174 and Hwy 60 on the east side of town.  I’m almost always in the mood for BBQ so I decided to stop in and see what was smoking.

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  • Danna’s Bar-B-Que and Burger

    Danna’s Bar-B-Que and Burger


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    Steve has been talking up Danna’s BBQ for quite some time and we have been looking for an opportunity to head to Branson West to try it out.  Well, that time was last Saturday evening for dinner for both of our families.

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  • Buckingham’s Smokehouse BBQ

    Buckingham’s Smokehouse BBQ


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    Buckingham’s is a long-time local BBQ joint that has grown to have several locations in and around Springfield over the last several years.  When I first moved back to Springfield

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  • Crosstown BBQ

    Crosstown BBQ


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    I visited Crosstown BBQ last week for lunch with my nephew.  416RM on the forums has been talking up the place so it was time to give it a try. 

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  • Boxcar BBQ – Springfield

    Boxcar BBQ – Springfield


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    In the last few weeks, I’ve had two suggestions to head over to Boxcar BBQ, so this week for lunch the usual gang of Danny & Steve and I made a trip to the north side for some BBQ.

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