17 Best BBQ Joints in the U.S.

Last month, the best pitmasters in America gathered in New York City for the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party. From north and south, east and west, these barbecue authorities each brought a signature dish showcasing their mouthwatering skills.

As you’re planning festivities for Fourth of July weekend, leave the grilling to the pros, and consider a visit to one of these restaurants.