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Meet the restaurant players in the Barbecue Showdown

These 7 brands are poised to expand, but we need your vote

Welcome to the barbecue Showdown, the fifth showdown from Nation's Restaurant News. In this iteration, we are pitting seven barbecue chains from all over the country against one another.

Barbecue is specifically regional, touching every corner of the country in different ways – and people feel pretty strongly about their barbecue. Whether it’s barbecue from the South or a mix of every regional barbecue, each chain has something different and unique to offer its customers. 

Check out the seven barbecue chains above and vote for your favorite on our LinkedIn or Instagram pages. The winner will be announced the week of July 3.

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