Friday, November 30, 2012

Barbecue world keeps spinning even without Wonder Bread

Posted By on Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 9:10 AM

It was never the Wonder Bread that was wonderful.
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Lost in the lament over Twinkies' demise is the death of another tradition: Wonder Bread at Kansas City barbecue joints. Fox 4 delved into what happened to area barbecue restaurants when Hostess winked out of existence. The happy answer is not much has changed, even if they've had to scramble to find bread in the short term.

Zarda bought buns at the grocery store before the supply ran out and has Bimbo Bakery working on a hoagie roll for their sandwiches. Arthur Bryant's turned to Roma Bakery for its sliced white bread. But as Bryant's manager Willis Simpson explained to Fox 4, the secret was never in the Wonder Bread:

"No one has said anything, it's most about the meat," Simpson said.

Amen, Mr. Simpson.

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