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Visually, Woodyard Bar-b-que on Merriam Lane in Kansas City, Kan., is everything the uninitiated expect when it comes to Kansas City’s popular cuisine.

Homey and quaint — you might even say homely, as no interior decorator …

WoodYard Red Skinned Potato Salad

Frank Schloegel, proprietor and Mark O’Bryan, pit boss of Woodyard BBQ show off their delicious food for barbecue week. Woodyard BBQ is located at 3001 Merriam Lane in Kansas City, Kan. Contact them at 913-362-8000.
Woodyard Red Skinned Potato

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Woodyard Bar-B-Que

This working lumberyard and real-deal roadside barbecue sits amid storage complexes on the Kansas border. “Our ocean view is the railroad tracks,” says co-owner Joe Daly. In front, a picnic-tabled deck faces the outdoor smokehouse, allowing early arrivals …

KC Magazine

Located down near the tracks, this is everything you love about KC dining—a homegrown BBQ joint overflowing with personality, spices and outdoor seating. Make a night of it and head up Merriam Lane just a bit to the Boulevard Drive-in. …

The Eaten Path

As its name suggests, this fourth-generation barbecue joint is also a working wood yard that has sold hickory, oak, apple, cherry, pecan and plenty more to surrounding pitmasters since 1913 (KC barbecue fanatics will tell you that it’s all in …