Kansas City loves its barbecue. With around 100 barbecue restaurants in the metropolitan area, you could spend a long time getting to know the many variations of pulled pork, burnt ends, long ends, short ends, yard birds, shiners and Z-Mans.
Speaking with Kansas City Star food editor Jill Silva (@jillsilvafood), Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson learns about Kansas City barbecue and traces its history back to Henry Perry, who served barbecue from a trolley barn in the early 1900s. Hobson also gets some tips from Deborah Jones, who co-owns Jones BBQ with her sister and is among the few women barbecue pitmasters in the area.
This segment aired on October 26, 2017.