RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Barbecue



As we celebrate the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012, Gut Check is asking you, dear readers, to settle the disagreements between our picks and our readers' poll.

The smoked prime rib sandwich at Bogart's Smokehouse - JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Jennifer Silverberg
  • The smoked prime rib sandwich at Bogart's Smokehouse

For the final edition of our RFT vs. Our Readers polls, how about a real brother-vs.-brother doozy? Our pick for "Best Barbecue" is Bogart's Smokehouse (1627 South Ninth Street; 314-621-3107). Our readers' pick is none other than Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; 314-535-4340)

Whose cuisine should reign supreme?

See Also: - "RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Food Truck" - "RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Pizza (Thick Crust)" - "RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Restaurant When Someone Else Pays"

Click here to view the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012 "Food & Drink" winners.

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.