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Martha Stewart Blog: Touring Kinston, North Carolina

Martha Stewart came to town, riding on a Lear jet. She stopped by Kings in Kinston NC for ‘cue and wings so she could have a feast!

The Early Show on CBS News: Best Regional Mail Order Barbecue

Food Network host and celebrity chef Bobby Flay picked Kings in Kinston NC for his “best of” spread, which CBS’ Harry Smith sampled and declared, “Write your mama, it doesn’t get better than this!”

Budget Travel Magazine: America’s Best Barbecue Route

NC Author Nic Brown loves three things: Chapel Hill, UNC and King’s BBQ. We love that he featured grandma Margaret “Ma” King and captured her fantastic sense of style!

Kings in Kinston NC has also been featured in:

New York Times: Barbecue Roundup

Post-Southern Productions Documentary: Barbecue Is A Noun

The Best Tar Heel Barbecue: Manteo to Murphy – by Jim Early (founder, North Carolina BBQ Society)

Bob Garner’s Guide to North Carolina Barbecue – by Bob Garner

Day Trips From Raleigh-Durham (4th Ed.): Getaway Ideas for the Local Traveler – by James L. Hoffman

Kinston Free Press: King’s Reign Ends; New Owner Crowned,3302/

8 Best Things to Do in Kinston, North Carolina