One day I'll order pasta again at Stellina Pasta Café. Until then, though, like a nicotine addict, I'll be unable to resist the lure of smoke. The South Side Smoke is pork shoulder imbued with the sweetness of hickory and apple woods.
The pulled meat is topped with smoked gouda -- a deeper smoke flavor -- and served on ciabatta that carries a soft tang of sea salt. That's it. That's all you need.
I'm counting down -- in no particular order -- 100 of my favorite
dishes in St. Louis. Some are well-known, others obscure. Some are
expensive, others dirt cheap. All of them, I guarantee, are
delicious. Please do not hesitate to share your own favorites via the