Originally Posted by ILChief
17th street originated in murphysboro, il. I have had it several times and its very good. They have won Memphis in May several times (team name is apple city BBQ). It's a different style sauce than KC BBQ. I've had jack stack and i would say the brisket is better at jack stack and the ribs may be better at 17th street (although I had spare ribs at jack stack and baby backs at 17th st)
No, it's not.
I've been to 17th street and it was pedestrian at best. The pulled pork was uninspired and the sauce is likewise. In fact, I've got a bottle of it up in the fridge. I think I'll try it again to make sure right now...
Especially when compared to KC's stuff.