Pappy's Smokehouse

My girlfriend was in town the last few weeks from Singapore, which meant it was time for an eating extravaganza. We pillaged Annie Gunn's, Niche, Sidney Street, Pastaria, The Libertine and more. Pounds were gained. Food comas ensued.

The most food consumed in the shortest amount of time came at about 11 AM on Wednesday, June 4th. It was that meal where I saw my 5'2 girlfriend silently inhale a half rack of ribs, a 1/4 pound of pulled pork, sweet potato fries, slaw and a couple slices of brisket. I guess she likes BBQ. I've never been more impressed or proud of her before.

If you've been to Pappy's or Bogart's, you know what it's like. You wait in line, you get a hefty plate of meat, you sit and eat it, then you're out the door. Next thing you know you're getting the meat sweats and ordering a smoker on Amazon at 2 AM because you think you can smoke the meat yourself. A few weeks later and a few failed attempts at smoking a brisket, you're back in line again.

You know Pappy's delicious--you don't need me to tell you that. In fact, it was so good that I forgot to keep taking pictures. Enjoy the four I managed to take.

I don't have a lot to add to the already hefty amount of Pappy's reviews out there. Their meats are all tender, smokey, crusty and better than anything you can make yourself. The ribs and brisket have always been the standouts for me. The ribs are fall off the bone tender with a wonderful hint of sweetness to them. Their sides are all tasty as well, with my favorites being the slaw, sweet potato fries and the baked beans.

In summary: meat is good. Smoked meat is better. Pappy's has smoked meat. Pappy's is the best.

Pappy's Smokehouse

3106 Olive St

St. Louis, MO 63103

314.535.4340