KANSAS CITY — Barbecue is booming in new menu items.

Subway is serving a new BBQ Rib Sandwich, featuring rib-shaped pork patties topped with sweet barbecue sauce, lettuce, onions and pickles on Italian bread.

Pei Wei Asian Kitchen is introducing Spicy Korean BBQ Steak, featuring grass-fed, wok-seared steak, red bell peppers, onions, cauliflower, scallions and garlic tossed in a spicy gochujang sauce.

Rapid Fired Pizza is introducing the Smoky BBQ Chicken Pizza, featuring applewood barbecue sauce, chicken, ham, cheddar jack cheese, red onion and ranch dressing.

Velvet Taco’s new BBQ Jalapeño Sausage Taco includes barbecue jalapeño sausage, refried pinto beans, coleslaw, spicy honey barbecue sauce, smoked cheddar cheese and micro greens in a flour tortilla.

View a slideshow of new menu items.