The 2013 Truman Heritage Festival Barbecue Championship
When I lived out of state, people who knew I was from the Kansas City area would ask my opinion of the local barbecue restaurants. I was evidently considered an expert on barbecue simply by growing up here in the KC area. Believe it or not, one can find good barbecue in places like Half Moon Bay, California, and Pocatello, Idaho.
The 2013 Truman Heritage Festival Barbecue Champions
Although Mother Nature threw a monkey wrench into the planned Truman Heritage Festival, barbecuers are not easily deterred by snow, rain, wind, and cold. They valiantly soldiered on, despite the wonderful "spring" weather, to produce the very best in smoked meat cuisine. Here are your 2013 Truman Heritage Festival Barbecue Champions: