#76: The South Side Smoke Sandwich at Stellina Pasta Café

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Ian Froeb
One day I'll order pasta again at Stellina Pasta Café. Until then, though, like a nicotine addict, I'll be unable to resist the lure of smoke. The South Side Smoke is pork shoulder imbued with the sweetness of hickory and apple woods.

The pulled meat is topped with smoked gouda -- a deeper smoke flavor -- and served on ciabatta that carries a soft tang of sea salt. That's it. That's all you need.

Stellina Pasta Café
3342 Watson Road
314-256-1600
$8.95

I'm counting down -- in no particular order -- 100 of my favorite dishes in St. Louis. Some are well-known, others obscure. Some are expensive, others dirt cheap. All of them, I guarantee, are delicious. Please do not hesitate to share your own favorites via the comments thread.

Previously:

#77: Falafel at Kabob House
#78: A slice with pepperoni at Feraro's Jersey-Style Pizza
#79: Birria at Pueblo Nuevo
#80: Banh mi dac biet at Phuc Loi

#81: Prosciutto bianca pizza at the Good Pie
#82: Gold Coast Chocolate ice cream at Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream
#83: Hot salami (salam de testa) at Gioia's Deli
#84: Veal parmesan sandwich at Biggie's
#85: Nachos (with jalapeños and extra cheese cup) at Busch Stadium
#86: Lobster bisque at Café Ventana
#87: Calamari fritti at Mangia Italiano
#88: Brisket sandwich at Winslow's Home
#89: Paletas at La Vallesana 2
#90: Spaghetti and meatballs at Sugo's Spaghetteria


Location Info

Stellina

3342 Watson Road, St. Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant


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