As you may have assumed, Charleston's own Home Team BBQ made the cut. The restaurant's ribs were chosen as the nation's 4th-tastiest.
The article described why the ribs are so delicious:
Pitmaster Aaron Siegel starts with a sweet and spicy rub that's used on just about everything they smoke, and the ribs go down for five to six hours. When they emerge, they're covered in a deeply caramelized bark and are moist and tender.
You can see the entire list here.