April 02, 2013

Inside BBQ ASAP on Manchester

Barbecue competition trophies decorate the dining room of BBQ ASAP (15581 Manchester Road). This is a single room, bright and colorful, with seating for roughly three dozen arranged in an L shape around the counter where you order, and where the staff still grinds the ice for snow cones. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review: Fuel Up: A happy belly trumps an empty tank at BBQ ASAP. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the Riverfront Times.
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The "ASAP" is a beef-brisket sandwich slathered in spicy sauce and topped with hot link slices and crispy cole slaw.
The "ASAP" is a beef-brisket sandwich slathered in spicy sauce and topped with hot link slices and crispy cole slaw.
ASAP BBQ's ribs.
ASAP BBQ's ribs.
The "Dip": beef brisket on garlic French bread with provolone and jus for dipping.
The "Dip": beef brisket on garlic French bread with provolone and jus for dipping.
"Burnt Ends," served with garlic bread and a choice of two sides. Here, they are crispy cole slaw and baked beans, made with sweet peppers and pulled pork.
"Burnt Ends," served with garlic bread and a choice of two sides. Here, they are crispy cole slaw and baked beans, made with sweet peppers and pulled pork.
The "Southwest Club" will soon be available: It's smoked turkey breast, avocado, provolone and lemon-basil aioli on French bread.
The "Southwest Club" will soon be available: It's smoked turkey breast, avocado, provolone and lemon-basil aioli on French bread.
The pastrami Reuben.
The pastrami Reuben.
Sides from top left: baked beans, warm apple sauce, baked-potato salad, mac & cheese, sweet brisket beans and crispy cole slaw.
Sides from top left: baked beans, warm apple sauce, baked-potato salad, mac & cheese, sweet brisket beans and crispy cole slaw.
ASAP BBQ's ribs.
ASAP BBQ's ribs.
The "Islander" sandwich will roll out soon. It is pork with Caribbean seasoning, housemade mustard and BBQ sauces, dill pickles and provolone on a pretzel bun.
The "Islander" sandwich will roll out soon. It is pork with Caribbean seasoning, housemade mustard and BBQ sauces, dill pickles and provolone on a pretzel bun.
Ballwin's BBQ ASAP.
Ballwin's BBQ ASAP.