Review Preview: Salume Beddu

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Speck sandwich with Fontina Val d'Aosta and preserved lemons - JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Jennifer Silverberg
  • Speck sandwich with Fontina Val d'Aosta and preserved lemons
This week, I sample the new lunch menu at south city salumeria Salume Beddu (3467 Hampton Avenue; 314-353-3100):
The most exciting dish in St. Louis right now appears to be barbecue. I don't mean that as a blanket overview of the area's dining scene. I mean, literally, there is a specific dish at Salume Beddu that at first glance looks like barbecue: smoked pork ribs, to be precise. They are indeed pork ribs, but they are not smoked. The flavor is like nothing I've had before, beguiling -- and delicious.
Visit the RFT restaurant page late this afternoon or check back here tomorrow morning to read my review.

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