Ole Hickory

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2014

    Review: Salt Smoke Distinguishes Itself in the Crowd of New St. Louis Barbecue

    Salt Smoke (6525 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-727-0200) 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Tues.-Sun. (Closed Mon.) Sipping on a stiff bourbon cocktail at Salt Smoke, I glanced out of the window and did a double take. A fire truck had stopped in the middle of Delmar Boulevard and its crew seemed to be s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 6, 2014

    #93: The "Smokehouse Club" Sandwich at Bud's Smokehouse

    Gut Check is counting down the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. The words "club sandwich" typically evoke visions of cold cuts on white bread, triple-decker style. Maybe it's classed up with those toothpicks that have the crinkly plastic on top. Lunchmeat, mayo, iceberg lettuce. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Mike Johnson of Cyrano's, Boogaloo, Part 2

    This is part two of Chrissy Wilmes' Chef's Choice profile of chef Mike Johnson of Cyrano's and Boogaloo. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Johnson, will be published shortly. Chrissy Wilmes​Did your family cook when you were a child? Not a lot. We ordered out, or I ended up ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2010

    FoodWire: Learn Barbecue from the Master, Mike Mills, Saturday, 1.16

    Jennifer Silverberg​Barbecue legend Mike Mills, Memphis in May champion and owner of 17th Street Bar & Grill, is teaching a class on barbecue from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, January 16. The class will be held at the Ole Hickory Test Kitchen at 333 North Main Street in Cape Girardeau. The cost -- ... More >>