New York City Falls in Love with Pappy's and Mike Emerson

by

comment

The ninth annual Big Apple Barbecue Block Party hit the streets of Manhattan this weekend. Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; 314-535-4340) owner Mike Emerson wowed the rain-drenched crowd during Saturday's opening by giving free ribs to the soggy folks waiting in line.

East 20s Eats, a Manhattan-based food blog created by the the Department of Journalism and the Writing Professions at Baruch College to cover the neighborhood around the school, announced its Pappy's love on Twitter.

@PappySmokehouse St. Louis-style ribs were a big hit at the @bigapplebbqnyc. See @e2eats video report: http://t.co/ALK0882 @Pappysbbq #bbqless than a minute ago via web Favorite Retweet Reply

Here's its video, featuring St. Louis' own Mike Emerson, being typically humble and gracious regarding the thousands of ribs Pappy's was smoking for the adoring crowds.

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.