When You See The Big Neon Pig, You Know You’ve Arrived At The Best Barbecue Joint In Kentucky
While the Bluegrass might be best-known for fried chicken, there’s nothing quite like Kentucky barbecue. Sticky and sweet, slow-smoked and fall-off-the-bone tender, Kentucky barbecue is an art form that simply cannot be beat! And while there are some legendary, long-standing barbecue establishments in the Bluegrass State — including an entire town known for barbecue — we’ve found what just might be the *best* BBQ joint in Kentucky.
Have you been to Hutchens BBQ before? Do you agree that this small-town barbecue joint serves up the best BBQ in Kentucky? Share your thoughts on all things Kentucky BBQ in the comments below — and then hop in the car and visit some more of the state’s finest barbecue spots in this epic road trip.
Address: Hutchens BBQ, 601 Main St, Benton, KY 42025, USA
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