If there is one thing that South Africans think that they know all about, it is barbecue. A 'braai', as it is known in South Africa, is very much the homegrown version of the American bbq. Nevertheless, an American bbq in Johannesburg can be fun to try, especially if you are interested in different styles of cooking meat. A venue serving American bbq in Johannesburg will often cook meats in a different way to that which South Africans might be used. There are also often considerable regional variations in the way in which Americans cook meat, with Southern styles especially distinctive. Anyone eating at a restaurant which serves American bbq in Johannesburg will probably notice this, as well as the presence of products like grits on the menu. An American bbq in Johannesburg will often serve products like this as accompaniment to the meat, and they are worth sampling.