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Where to eat in Kentucky?

NJ-GrEGGNJ-GrEGG Posts: 171
edited 11:49AM in EggHead Forum
A co-worker and "future Egger" is heading to Kentucky next week to visit family. Any recommendations on where he can find good BBQ? Online so far we found
"Moonlite Bar-B-Q Inn" in Ownensboro and "Billys Barbecue in Lexington". Thoughts??

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  • BrokersmokerBrokersmoker Posts: 646
    Can't really think of many places that really stand out besides my backyard and I will be in SEdona, AZ. But in the Lexington area I would problably suggest "Corky's". It has been several years since I have been there, but besides the chain resturaunts it is pretty good.

    Ken

    PS I like that idea I'm gonna have to pose theww same ?? for Sedona, AZ area
  • BrokersmokerBrokersmoker Posts: 646
    Oops forgot one single store (Mom & Pop) try "Tony's Barn" in Lawrenceburg, KY (about 10 miles south of Frankfort on Hwy 127.
  • Rusty RoosterRusty Rooster Posts: 1,239
    If you are specifically looking for BBQ, Bootleg, east of Louisville is pretty good but I will not say it is the best I have ever had.
    If you like to try local dishes, be sure to try Burgoo, Moonlite maes their version.
  • kybuckeyekybuckeye Posts: 7
    Gilbertsville in Far Western Ky , by Kentucky Lake has Patty's 1880's which has great food and atmosphere . And good fishing nearby , too !
  • drbbqdrbbq Posts: 1,152
    It's not BBQ, but for great home cooking find a Ramsey's. There are a few of them. Great home cooked sides and pies. It's a Louisville thing but you can get a great "Hot Brown" there as well. Go hungry!
    Ray Lampe Dr. BBQ
  • thebtlsthebtls Posts: 2,300
    Skyline Chili...Period, hands down...no BBQ, but oh what an experience.
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  • TNmikeTNmike Posts: 643
    Ever try the pork chops at Patty's? Those things are huge and good!!
  • tsbradytsbrady Posts: 101
    BrokerSmoker, i.e..... Sedona, the only place I have ever eaten there is El Rincon, it is an Az style mexican and it is pretty good. It is in a old southwestern style mall on the river pretty close to the heart of the city
  • CecilCecil Posts: 771
    Agreed! Gold Star will work in a pinch. I will also echo that a Ky Hot Brown is a must.
  • kybuckeyekybuckeye Posts: 7
    They are sooo good .
  • NibbleMeThisNibbleMeThis Posts: 2,254
    I like Smoketown USA in Louisville. It's a really cool place with good Q.

    http://www.smoketownusa.com/

    Their Flintstone ribs are very good. Friendly bunch of people, they invited me out back to see their smokers and talked shop.
    Knoxville, TN
  • ledmondledmond Posts: 88
    The Keg in Fulton, KY.
  • BrokersmokerBrokersmoker Posts: 646
    They also have several Ramsey's in Lexington. Just deoends on where in KY you might be.
  • drbbqdrbbq Posts: 1,152
    I meant Lexington, but the Hot Brown is a Louisville thing.
    Ray Lampe Dr. BBQ
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