Summer means it’s time to grill out and chill out in Southwest Michigan. FIRST & 42 has gathered a list of four of the sauciest barbecue joints in the region for you to dig into—napkins not required, but highly encouraged.
- Moe Pritchett, owner of Big Moe’s BBQ Sauce and Catering, is an award-winning chef and master griller whose barbeque sauce was originated generations ago in the backwoods of Alabama. Big Moe’s has big flavor and you’re not going to want to miss it.
- Dickey’s Barbecue Pit on Stadium Drive in Kalamazoo serves slow-smoked BBQ that’s cooked onsite every night by Dickey’s certified pit masters. There’s no messing around with this authentic Texas-style barbecue.
- Kelvin & Co. Urban BBQ was voted Ribfest’s 2018 first place people’s choice winner for the “best ribs of Kalamazoo.” Found on West Main and in downtown Kalamazoo on South Kalamazoo Mall, itsmenu features honest, simple, downright-delicious BBQ and more.
- ‘Q IT UP! Catering brings the Santa Maria Style BBQ tradition to the Midwest by providing this unique attraction to your indoor and outdoor events. The appetizing aroma and delicious side dishes are perfect for any event.