Sean Evans Samples America's Best Barbecue | Sean in the Wild

  • Published on Jun 27, 2017
  • The term "barbecue" means something different depending on where you are and who you ask. From Texas and Tennessee, to North Carolina and Alabama, every region has its own way of doing things. Like all red-blooded Americans, Sean Evans loves his pulled pork, baby back ribs, and brisket. But as a New Yorker, he can't always pack up his bags and head down south for dinner. Luckily, the Big Apple Barbecue Block Party brings some of the nation's best pitmasters to NYC every year. Will Sean fall in love with Shane Griffith's burnt ends, or hold out for Chris Lilly's award-winning pulled pork? Watch this meat-tastic episode of SITW and find out.
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  • Marlowe Name
    Marlowe Name 2 days ago

    I live in London and went to New York for a week, I went to HomeTown BBQ it’s just fucking incredible

  • Cam Jackson
    Cam Jackson 3 days ago

    Bruh that ain nun compared to downsouth bbq $

  • Maria Brown
    Maria Brown 8 days ago +1

    "Sean Evans Samples America's Best BBQ." Oh I wonder where he went in KC? Nope. He's in NYC. NYC is home to pizza. Not BBQ.

    • SeaBass
      SeaBass 2 days ago

      Did you watch the video dude? He's in NYC, great observation. He's also at a festival where he can get authentic BBQ from all over the USA.

  • SMiller5488
    SMiller5488 9 days ago

    That Alabama boy was the clear winner

  • SMiller5488
    SMiller5488 9 days ago

    Please dont include Salt Lick in Texas bbq as it is the shittiest bbq in the state...

  • John Walck
    John Walck 14 days ago +1

    "Little tug and it comes right off the bone"....sounds about right...

  • B Vines
    B Vines 25 days ago

    "Carolina BBQ" being cooked in NY by a company from AL? lololol WAY off the Carolina BBQ mark there.

  • Mïxëd B
    Mïxëd B 28 days ago

    It stopped to soon I was trying to watch more 😋no way that was all the content for that day

  • Breakers Ajah
    Breakers Ajah 29 days ago

    Ur voice looks like need some drink

  • devon thatguy
    devon thatguy Month ago

    i need seans diet this man has never gained a pound

  • Sparky Robinson
    Sparky Robinson Month ago

    Chris Lilly representing Alabama, roll tide!

  • leader of the 3rd reich

    Is this a new hitman dlc ?

  • Nell chapo 901
    Nell chapo 901 Month ago +1

    You didn’t go to Memphis so it’s irrelevant

  • Eric Stanger
    Eric Stanger Month ago

    I personally make the best BBQ period hands down! Suck it everyone else!

  • Jose Cann
    Jose Cann Month ago

    Diners, Drive in and dives knock off... no thanks. LOL

  • Rjay Ping
    Rjay Ping Month ago

    Im watching this while eating cup noodles.....:(

  • Gabe Medina
    Gabe Medina Month ago

    Truly beyond me how somebody can look at meat this good and not want to eat it

  • hvf26
    hvf26 Month ago

    i respect others and their beliefs, but this. this is the reason why i just cannot go vegan.

  • David Hester
    David Hester Month ago

    to sit at the table of kings and be served smoked meats it truly an honor, thank you sean

  • Clint Whatley
    Clint Whatley 2 months ago

    New York BBQ. That s a Laugh

  • David Patterson
    David Patterson 2 months ago +1

    ARE YOU KIDDING??!!!! NO KC?!!!! WE INVENTED BURNT ENDS AND MADE THEM FAMOUS!! How in the hell do you go there and only talk about east coast and texas BBQ. I have always liked you sean but, I see now you guys are lazy and do not really do research. We have the world series of BBQ competitions here for a reason the AMERICAN ROYAL BBQ is one of the biggest and IS the most prestigious of the competitions come to KC Sean and I will personally take to to a minimum of 6 world champ BBQ within our city alone. Kansas city joes, Jack stack BBQ, Q39, Plowboys, Slaps, I can go on and on you guys just lob a softball to your buddy to let him show you his friends... except Big Bob he is legit.

    • RD M
      RD M Month ago

      Next they'll be telling you that NYC invented the "NY Strip Steak." No! No! No! It's the Kansas City Strip Steak! We were eating the KC Strip Steak (the wrongly named NY Strip) in Kansas City for more than 70 years before Delmonico's restaurant stole it and renamed it the "NY Strip" in the 1930's. It all goes back to the late 1800's when all of the Texas cattle trails led to Kansas City. The cattle trails never ran to NYC.

  • keptcmack
    keptcmack 2 months ago

    Alabama does have some of the best barbecue hands down. Go to Dreamlands Barbecue

  • Chris Green
    Chris Green 2 months ago

    no nc bbq this is bogus

  • Marshall Stewart
    Marshall Stewart 2 months ago

    >BBQ >New York >Pick one

  • Kirby Kinsch
    Kirby Kinsch 2 months ago +2

    This had better include Kansas City BBQ. It's the home of the American Royal.

  • Xrysovalantis Arvanitakhs
    Xrysovalantis Arvanitakhs 2 months ago +2

    this is hell on earth for vegans

    • Maria Brown
      Maria Brown 8 days ago +1

      Then vegans shouldn't watch. The fact they're trying BBQ should tell you they're eating meat.

  • Shane Cormier
    Shane Cormier 2 months ago

    I love meat and ribs are good, don't get me wrong. It's just there's something about the thought that I'm literally eating the ribs from a living being that makes me feel like a fucking carnivore. I love animals. Why do they taste so good. Damn it all to hell. Hell, maybe damn me to hell.

  • Hirohiko Nishikawa
    Hirohiko Nishikawa 2 months ago

    I am a 58 year old Japanese Businessman I travelled arround in the world. And whenever I hear "celebrated" or all this anticipations you can be sure the food will be shit.It was some of the small places that surprised me all those high valued guys are in many cases plain terrible.

  • Blake Kenley
    Blake Kenley 3 months ago +1

    The best bbq I've had was in peoples back yards. Youcannot replace the beers, the laughs, and the love that went into a cut of meat.

  • GTA V RAAF 1
    GTA V RAAF 1 3 months ago

    I wish we had bbq like this in Australia 🤤🤤

  • Sweswio
    Sweswio 3 months ago +1

    Alabama hell yeah

  • Pao Lee
    Pao Lee 3 months ago

    Those smashed shoulders though

  • Fool Slayer
    Fool Slayer 3 months ago +1

    PETA and all those Vegan cunts would be pissed

  • Doge
    Doge 3 months ago

    I gotta stop making myself watch these lmao

  • Tyler Southard
    Tyler Southard 3 months ago +2

    Memphis BBQ is the best! And big bob gibson is only an hour away from me so I go there often as well. TN & AL have the best bbq

  • oscar grey
    oscar grey 3 months ago

    seans the best

  • KB3 yourmom
    KB3 yourmom 3 months ago

    Texas baby!!

  • Charlie Wade
    Charlie Wade 3 months ago

    Sean looks a weird bald kid in skinny jeans next to Big John

  • riiCkY_bObBy _90
    riiCkY_bObBy _90 3 months ago

    Damn it i want to try american bbq once before I die.

  • Mikael Risberg
    Mikael Risberg 3 months ago


  • Phil E
    Phil E 3 months ago +2

    "Sean Evans Samples America's Best BBQ"
    ME : "Oooh. I wonder what he ate from KC."

  • Steven McCoil
    Steven McCoil 4 months ago

    Really didn’t have kc bbq on the show. Y’all suck

  • Shawn Younkin
    Shawn Younkin 4 months ago

    Yeah. You can turn off the video at 2:45

  • Ian Sunjhoreea
    Ian Sunjhoreea 4 months ago

    Drunk plus hungry and watching this, almost ate my hand :(

  • Raymond Firnges
    Raymond Firnges 4 months ago

    Sean really? Talkin best barbeque w/out Franklin's?

    • phatcyclist
      phatcyclist 2 months ago

      Coopers in Llano, Salt Lick in Driftwood, and Black's BBQ or Kreutz Market in Lockhart. Those are the royalty of BBQ around Central Texas. Franklin's has Twitter, Instagram, and a radio show, and that's why everyone is so butthurt about Salt Lick being in this video instead, haha. Franklin's doesn't outclass anyone on the list earlier in this post, they're just more connected on social media and located in hipsterville so everyone thinks they're the best.

  • Adam 9822
    Adam 9822 4 months ago

    I’m glad to live in the bbq capital of Texas 🤪

  • Michael Scalese
    Michael Scalese 4 months ago

    What is the deal with Plain white bread in BBQ, why dont you guys toast it, or use a sourdough, white bread is so plain. I guess it's good for BBQ sammies, but like, theres only ever one slice served.

  • Missu Katten
    Missu Katten 4 months ago

    Why are they so damn red???

  • Sam Longmire
    Sam Longmire 4 months ago +2

    KC, Texas and Memphis BBQ are the only ones who matter. Absolute blasphemy not to mention KC

  • Larduk_ 1UK
    Larduk_ 1UK 4 months ago

    319 vegans disliked this video

  • GoldPaper
    GoldPaper 5 months ago

    Cargo shorts... Cargo shorts everywhere

  • Jerzmade
    Jerzmade 5 months ago

    Mighty Quinn’s has the best beans ... the brontosaurus rib is banging too

  • glenn estrada
    glenn estrada 6 months ago

    Where's the mcribb

  • KC Guy 88
    KC Guy 88 7 months ago +1

    If it ain't Kansas City BBQ, it's not where it's at 👎

  • Deandra Owens
    Deandra Owens 7 months ago

    They need to change the title of this video cause if you ain't inculde MY HOME TOWN KC YOU CANT JUDGE SHIZNT!!!! KC IS CALLED THE HOME OF BBQ!!! Where you think the MAJORITY of the cows pigs and chickens they bbqn comes from we get it FRESH OFF THE FARM HERE!!!

  • Ramces Guillen
    Ramces Guillen 7 months ago

    Why isnt there any black pitmasters on this show. They actually do better then the rest i've tried. Im in Georgia i know a little about BBQ

  • gemser24
    gemser24 7 months ago

    Love bbq not many good places out my way I travel a hr and half just to go to one place

  • Svahn
    Svahn 7 months ago


  • mrjebsen0509
    mrjebsen0509 8 months ago

    None of these guys looks healthy, makes you think (except Sean)

  • John Blowjobin
    John Blowjobin 8 months ago


  • Carly
    Carly 8 months ago +1

    All of the KC love in the comments is making me very happy ❤️👌

  • Matthew Gratton
    Matthew Gratton 8 months ago +1

    Pretty disappointed that KC isn't represented.

  • Scrax
    Scrax 8 months ago

    Aaaaand I'm hungry.

  • Ronald James
    Ronald James 9 months ago

    I'm from Memphis and if you're a white BBQ champ...that everything else STOLEN from black folks down there...odds stole the style and technique from a legion of black BBQers and called it your own. Everyone knows the best BBQ on the planet is Memphis style and if challenged this Wheeler guy would admit to a ripoff of some kind.

  • fatfinger 101
    fatfinger 101 9 months ago

    Bbq is whole hog just saying the rest is grilled and smoked

  • not important
    not important 9 months ago

    how many of these guys are secret klan members?

  • Soul Mahajan
    Soul Mahajan 9 months ago

    Sean looks like a kid in front of John Wheeler

  • Underrated0men3376
    Underrated0men3376 9 months ago

    Franklin’s is restaurant bbq...all of these guys cook mostly competitive bbq...there’s a huge difference.

  • mr meme man
    mr meme man 9 months ago

    Funny how every single "pit master" looks like they're gonna die of heart disease in a couple of years

  • Wak Job
    Wak Job 10 months ago

    I'd take the 5 hr. ride down for this event...
    If I knew for sure Aaron Franklin was gonna be there.

  • snakevenom56
    snakevenom56 10 months ago

    I feel insulted the North Carolina BBQer wasn't directly shown

  • jaime villanueva
    jaime villanueva 10 months ago

    So if this is bbq royalty where the fuck is aron Franklin

  • J J
    J J 11 months ago

    Damn!!! That brush must be juicy af!!

  • Cristian Quezada Rojas
    Cristian Quezada Rojas 11 months ago +1

    This is so porn that it should be censored

  • Mario Proz
    Mario Proz 11 months ago

    I’ve never heard of Memphis idek where it is I just hear it a lot in barbecue

    • Anita Boddie
      Anita Boddie 11 months ago

      Mario Proz Its in western Tennessee and it's also where Elvis got his start. Memphis BBQ is awesome, but Oklahoma and Texas has the best.

  • Mario Proz
    Mario Proz 11 months ago

    Bruh so many Kansas City people complaining it ain’t there like bitch there’s a shit ton of cities they can’t fit your home town in there when they got everyone else

  • matthew ellazar
    matthew ellazar 11 months ago

    that's overwhelming to watch 😬😬😬

  • Josh Ray
    Josh Ray Year ago

    love this show and i love my bbq


    uncle John represent..

  • Tobias
    Tobias Year ago

    Some of these guys are pink, like a medium rare steak.

  • saigonbond
    saigonbond Year ago

    If some person says or writes "America's Best BBQ" without including the brisket from Franklin BBQ in Austin (best on Earth BTW), that person should never be taken seriously when it comes to BBQ. That same person probably thinks the McRib is great BBQ. Pffft...

  • Jayloyd23
    Jayloyd23 Year ago

    All i see is carcinogens

  • Inhale My Farts
    Inhale My Farts Year ago

    Look at all the obese, unfit fat cunts congregating together to raise their risk of cancer.

  • bleach6bleach
    bleach6bleach Year ago

    Lol Sean looks kinda out of place with the southerners

  • Ilannguaq Jonathansen

    Guys, you really need to incooperate Sean's full reaction to these dishes.. We get a good presentation, but we have no idea what it tastes like

  • McHonkler
    McHonkler Year ago

    The dude from Bama looks high as fuck.

  • Sam Chu
    Sam Chu Year ago

    Memphis is the capital of barbecue. Baby back ribs are the best. Fuck brisket. Live high on the hog. Memphis have the best restaurant for barbecue. Neely, Central and Rendezvous.

  • Aron Does Stuff
    Aron Does Stuff Year ago

    Did he try Klan Ribs?

  • tanner ricky
    tanner ricky Year ago

    Kansas City has the best BBQ you fool

  • Lorenz Meyer
    Lorenz Meyer Year ago

    all the words u use are german... think about it how many germans went to the usa as imigrants so you get a feeling where the bbq comes from usually

  • Cautious510
    Cautious510 Year ago

    Not enough reaction after tasting...I wanted to hear what they thought about it

  • Berserk Berserk
    Berserk Berserk Year ago

    Sean - i have a single question for you.
    ( im referring to the moment of truth when u sit on the throne and that sauce make your asshole scream in pain. )

  • Regina Perry
    Regina Perry Year ago

    can't wait got my ticket 2018 few more weeks big apple block party

  • Jay Chambers
    Jay Chambers Year ago

    is it weird that i creamed myself a little? especially at 4:46

  • Muhd Fauzie
    Muhd Fauzie Year ago

    i love meat

  • Matt G
    Matt G Year ago


    King KILLERKUSH Year ago

    Please Barbeque was invented by black folks sean .. how u gonna do a barbeque show with all white grill masters

  • alextheromanian
    alextheromanian Year ago

    everyone in this video looks like maybe they should visit their cardiologist more often damn.

  • ekill 13
    ekill 13 Year ago

    I'm sorry, but I wouldn't trust BBQ in New York.

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