After watching No Reservations with Tony Bourdain on his new season, we decided to try a BBQ place in KC that we had never been to. Lots of people love Arthur Bryants, Gates, Oklahoma Joes his show show cased other places not a famous as the local spots. His K.C show starts with him dining at WoodYard BBQ. It was mouthwatering on the show as last weekend we were in K.C. and decided to give it a try. This lone location is easy to find and right off I-35 and Lamar. The area is safe and easy to find from blocks away due to the smoke sign coming from their outdoor food fired bbq smokers.The setting is a house with outdoor seating. We ordered the rack of pork spare ribs ( on Saturday they are $14 a slab or 2/$26) and burnt end sandwiches ($5.99), beans and potato salad. The ribs were the best I have ever had and I love ribs. Bourdain was right on! Tons of meat on the ribs and they are cooked to perfection. My family got the burnt end sandwiches which were loaded with chucks of smoked burnt ends. BBQ Beans and Potato salad are homemade and yummy. Sauce is their recipe and comes in mild and spicy. Both are wonderful. They also serve smoked chicken wings, burnt end chili and other items that I will try on my next visit along with the ribs and ribs to take home. These ribs were the best I have ever dined on. They are what rib dreams are made of! Lots of people were there dur to the show and were raving how good the food was. 1 couple came from California b/c they saw it on the show. They were so happy they made the trip b/c they said the bbq was the best. I can't wait to go back to this gem. A sign said that the week before Diners, Drive Inn's and Dives had just filmed there a few days ago. As for the show, I have dined at the other BBQ places showcased on the show, none of which I liked and wouldn't spend my time or money at these places. They don't compare to Woodyard BBQ. I can't wait to go back and eat more of their ribs. Best in the world! Promise!
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