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Slate's Well-Traveled: BBQ, with Critique on the Side

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Slate's Well-Traveled: BBQ, with Critique on the Side

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Slate's Well-Traveled: BBQ, with Critique on the Side

Slate's Well-Traveled: BBQ, with Critique on the Side

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Plotz's 'Slate' Series

David Plotz of Slate chats with Alex Chadwick about where to find the best barbecue across the country. It's a highly subjective matter, but Plotz says that for great meat, go to Texas... and avoid Memphis.

"Even a run-of-the-mill place around here is better than the best barbecue anywhere else," Plotz writes of Texas.