Originally Posted by Plowboy
I believe Arthur Bryant's claims to have invented "burnt ends" as we know them. According to the book Grand Barbecue, a history of KC BBQ, Authur Bryants would sauce the shreds of brisket and serve them while folks were waiting in line. Originally, it wasn't a menu item.
Whoops, I actually meant to say Bryant's earlier...must have had Gates on the brain!