Barbecue and bluegrass music helped make Owensboro a travel attraction. It claims to be the Barbecue Capital of the World (though plenty of other towns would dispute this). We'll say this much: Barbecue in these parts is pretty darn good. Don't miss the International Bar-B-Q Festival if you're there in May. Owensboro's barbecue is made from mutton basted in a dark, vinegar-based sauce.
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