Alex Cupp has stepped away from his job as pit master at Adam's Smokehouse, but he's not staying away from the smoker for long.
Cupp, who learned the art of barbecue from none other than Mike Emerson and Skip Steele of Pappy's fame, is opening a new concept, the Stellar Hog at the Bungalow.
Described by its chef/owner as an "upscale barbecue restaurant," the Stellar Hog tentatively plans to open this summer on the site of the beloved south-city bar Super's Bungalow (5623 Leona Ave., 314-481-8448). Though he's making extensive renovations to the property, Cupp insists that no changes are in store for the beloved bar and biergarten, beyond the addition of a serious food component.
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