December 14, 2010

PM BBQ

Smoked for twelve hours and as tender as medium-rare roast beef, the brisket is as good as any in town. Brisket is a cut that's prone to dryness, which makes PM's preparation all the more impressive, given that they slice the meat about a quarter of an inch thick, not paper thin, allowing a smaller margin for error. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of PM BBQ. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
PM BBQ
Long Rd. & Edison Ave. Chesterfield, MO 63005
Chesterfield
636-536-1966
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Halved chicken and turkey breast in the smoker.
Halved chicken and turkey breast in the smoker.
One of the owners of PM BBQ, Paul Lamers, with chickens, behind the restaurant at the smoker.
One of the owners of PM BBQ, Paul Lamers, with chickens, behind the restaurant at the smoker.
Candy Lamers, Paul's wife, puts in quite a bit of time at the restaurant, too.
Candy Lamers, Paul's wife, puts in quite a bit of time at the restaurant, too.
Candy's brother, Curtis Barry, made all the tables for them.
Candy's brother, Curtis Barry, made all the tables for them.
You can buy more than meat at PM.
You can buy more than meat at PM.
Paul Lamers, and his partner Mark Ruck, won various BBQ contests, which was part of why they decided to finally open their own place.
Paul Lamers, and his partner Mark Ruck, won various BBQ contests, which was part of why they decided to finally open their own place.
Paul Lamers, and his partner Mark Ruck, won various BBQ contests, which was part of why they decided to finally open their own place.
Paul Lamers, and his partner Mark Ruck, won various BBQ contests, which was part of why they decided to finally open their own place.
Paul Lamers out by the smoker.
Paul Lamers out by the smoker.
Mmm... ribs.... prepared fresh daily. And what doesn't get sold that day winds up in the hands of Ladue Chapel's network of shelters that can take prepared foods.
Mmm... ribs.... prepared fresh daily. And what doesn't get sold that day winds up in the hands of Ladue Chapel's network of shelters that can take prepared foods.
Pulling the pork for a sandwich.
Pulling the pork for a sandwich.