Thursday, December 17, 2015

"Java the Butt"? Sugarfire Smokehouse to Serve Star Wars-Themed Specials

Posted By on Thu, Dec 17, 2015 at 7:30 AM

click to enlarge Coffee sauce kicks ass in Sugarfire's Star Wars-themed creation, "Java the Butt." - PHOTO COURTESY OF SUGARFIRE SMOKEHOUSE.
  • Photo courtesy of Sugarfire Smokehouse.
  • Coffee sauce kicks ass in Sugarfire's Star Wars-themed creation, "Java the Butt."

And you thought you couldn't be more ready for the Star Wars: The Force Awakens premiere. 

This Friday only, Sugarfire Smokehouse in Olivette invites you to "awaken your forces" and indulge in Jedi-worthy specials. Pulled pork, coffee sauce, pepper jack and tobacco onion rings become "Java the Butt," while "The French Fryer Strikes Back" in the form of fried sweet potatoes with turkey, gravy, dried cranberries, candied pecans and fried cheese curds.

And let's not forget the "Red Eye Knight," looking dangerously delicious as country fried brisket, fried egg and red eye gravy on a biscuit. 

click to enlarge Thanksgiving favorites like turkey and cranberries return in "The French Fryer Strikes Back." - PHOTO COURTESY OF SUGARFIRE SMOKEHOUSE.
  • Photo courtesy of Sugarfire Smokehouse.
  • Thanksgiving favorites like turkey and cranberries return in "The French Fryer Strikes Back."

If you've been living in a galaxy far, far away and aren't familiar with Sugarfire, this is the perfect time to introduce your taste buds to Chef Mike Johnson's award-winning barbecue. Suffice it to say, the force is with this guy.

See also: Mike Johnson on His Best Worst Idea Ever — Sugarfire Smokehouse

Sugarfire was St. Louis Magazine's pick for Best BBQ Restaurant in 2015, as well as our choice for that honor in 2013. Oh, and Johnson also won third in the bacon category at the World Food Championships in May

click to enlarge "The Red Eye Night." Enough said. - PHOTO COURTESY OF SUGARFIRE SMOKEHOUSE.
  • Photo courtesy of Sugarfire Smokehouse.
  • "The Red Eye Night." Enough said.

So no dragging your feet, Star Wars lovers —- these are the specials you're looking for, and they'll be available Friday from 11 a.m. to whenever they're sold out. 

We welcome tips and feedback. Email the author at elizabeth.semko@riverfronttimes.com


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