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Jimmy Kimmel to Joe’s Kansas City: thanks for the Z-man

ABC’s talk show host Jimmy Kimmel posted this to his Instagram on Friday.
ABC’s talk show host Jimmy Kimmel posted this to his Instagram on Friday. Jimmy Kimmel

Ok, we’ve pieced together the story of how Jimmy Kimmel got sent a Z-man sandwich.

Earlier this month, Jimmy Kimmel welcomed his Kansas City audience because his ABC talk show moved to the 10:35 p.m. time slot. “Someone please send me a Z-man sandwich” to celebrate, he said on the show.

The Z-man, of course, is a famous sandwich from Joe’s Kansas City Bar-B-Que (formerly Oklahoma Joe’s). It features beef brisket, smoked provolone and two fried onion rings on a kaiser roll.

Joe’s, which recently landed on Yelp’s top 100 places to eat (No. 25), responded with this tweet.

But they sent it anyway, to Jimmy’s delight.

“Thank you @joeskc for sending this delicious Z Man sandwich to my mouth,” ABC’s late-night talk show host posted to his Instagram on Friday.

 

Thank you @joeskc for sending this delicious Z Man sandwich to my mouth

A photo posted by Jimmy Kimmel (@jimmykimmel) on

It turns out, though, that Jimmy is no stranger to the Z-Man or Kansas City, as his wife’s brother and his family live here.

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