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Review Preview: The Shack PubGrub

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Ian Froeb
A burger at the Shack PubGrub
This week I visit the Shack PubGrub (3818 Laclede Avenue; 314-533-7000). It could only be more convenient for SLU students if meals there were included with tuition. But will it find broader appeal?

Maybe you could engineer a sandwich more capable of quelling a hangover than the Shack-Which, but why bother, when the Shack-Which already exists? The sheer size of the thing is overwhelming: two slices of lightly toasted rustic French bread, each by itself the size of a dinner plate (OK, a smallish dinner plate, but still), bracketing a meat of your choice -- and your options are numerous: steak, chicken (grilled, blackened or fried), turkey, pastrami, pulled pork, pork belly, ham or bacon and egg -- oozing with melted provolone and topped with piquant cole slaw, tomato slices and a heap of crisp, thick-cut french fries.

Yes, you read that right: The fries are part of the sandwich.

But wait. There's more.

Visit Gut Check tomorrow morning to read my review and to see Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the Shack PubGrub.

Location Info

The Shack Pubgrub

13645 Big Bend Rd., St Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant

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Yojimbo
Yojimbo

Thank goodness we have this "review preview."  It'll give us something to read until the "review" comes out.  We're all counting the minutes.  

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