Travel Off The Beaten Path To Try The Most Mouthwatering BBQ In Missouri
By Liz Oliver|Published November 18, 2017
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
In a small town more than an hour south of St. Louis is a little barbecue joint that has been pleasing crowds since 1946. Ewald Buchheit returned to Perryville, Missouri after serving in the U.S. Army as a chef during World War I and opened Ewald’s Bar-B-Q. Last year Ewald’s celebrated their 70th anniversary, they are the oldest family owned and operated restaurant in Perryville. Find out why over five generations of locals have been returning to Ewald’s year after year.