Burger Battle at the Hi-Point Drive-In

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Featured, Media

The newly opened—and must-try—restaurant will host a burger battle February 12 between Christina Fitzgerald and Jay Ducote.

We’re Serving Christmas Dinner!!!

Posted by on Dec 13, 2016 in Featured, Media

It’s that time again. As you start planning for the holidays, let us do some of the work for you!!! Check out our Christmas menu and be sure to CONTACT US TODAY with your order.

We’re Serving Thanksgiving Dinner!!!

Posted by on Nov 2, 2016 in Featured, Media

It’s that time again. As you start planning for the holidays, let us do some of the work for you!!! Check out our Thanksgiving menu and be sure to CONTACT US TODAY with your order.

Snoop Dogg Sings Praises of Sugarfire

Posted by on Aug 19, 2016 in Featured, Media

“Bacon Blunts” and piles of barbecue … the way to Snoop Dogg’s heart.

Feast 50 Best Barbecue: Sugarfire

Posted by on Jul 31, 2016 in Awards, Featured, Media

Sugarfire Smoke House was voted best barbecue in St. Louis in the 2016 Feast 50.

stlmag.com A-List 2015: Readers’ Choice

Posted by on Jun 24, 2015 in Awards, Featured, Media

Sugarfire Smoke House® was the A-List 2015: Readers’ Choice for BBQ.

Sugarfire wins again at Memphis in May

Posted by on May 16, 2015 in Awards, Featured, Media

At the 2015 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest, Sugarfire® won top honors in the Seafood Category. Each year, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest entertains visitors from around the world. In 2013, visitors came from all 50 states and 8 foreign countries. Please let our guest services volunteers know you are our visitor, and they […]

Sugarfire Wins 2015 Patriot Award

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Awards, Featured, Media

Sugarfire® won a 2015 Patriot Award from the U.S. Department of Defense for supporting and hiring veterans.

The 10 Best Burger Joints in St. Louis

Posted by on Dec 12, 2014 in Awards, Featured, Media

The burger at Sugarfire Smoke House® starts with three different cuts of grass-fed beef. Chuck is used for texture, short rib for flavor and brisket for richness. The patty is seared and flattened on a super high heat stainless griddle for a crisp crust that preserves moisture and fat content. The patty is served up […]

Fox2Now – Sugarfire Smokehouse chef headed to World Food Championships

Posted by on Nov 8, 2014 in Featured, Media

Chefs, home cooks, and culinary experts will soon be making their way to Las Vegas for the World Food Championships. From November 12-18, 500 of the world’s best cooks and chefs will compete, putting ‘Joes’ and ‘Pros’ on an equal playing field to battle it out for hundreds of thousands of dollars and the coveted […]

2014 World Food Championships Southern Illinois Showdown

Posted by on Oct 12, 2014 in Awards, Featured, Media

The top three winners in each category received a Golden Ticket to compete in the World Food Championships in Las Vegas in November, and the winner in each category also received $1,000. Congratulations to Tina Porritt, competing for Piggy Style, who won the Seafood category, and Sugarfire Smoke House®, winners of the bacon category.

St. Louis Magazine Best Restaurants 2014: Best in Barbecue

Posted by on Sep 14, 2014 in Awards, Featured, Media

Relentless creativity defines Sugarfire®. Specials like coffee-fennel short ribs, shrimp-and-crawfish rangoon, and addictive house-smoked pastrami send diners racing to social media to see what’s new. Multiple locations, 314-997-2301.

Sugarfire Reigns Supreme As Judges’ Winner In Alive’s Annual Top Chef Competition

Posted by on Aug 19, 2014 in Awards, Featured, Media

For the second year running, Sugarfire Smoke House® took top honors at Alive’s 6th annual Top Chef Ultimate Burger Challenge. Though the meat was grilled instead of griddled, Sugarfire’s winning no-frills burger had all the other hallmarks of chef Mike Johnson’s restaurant version: sliced American cheese, bacon, lettuce and tomato on a pillowy-soft bun.

Memphis in May 2014 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Awards, Featured, Media

Sugarfire® won third place in the Poultry Category at the Memphis in May 2014 World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest. Each year, the World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest entertains visitors from around the world. In 2013, visitors came from all 50 states and 8 foreign countries. Please let our guest services volunteers know you are our […]

Sweet Baby Cheesus: World’s Most Travelled Burger?

Posted by on May 2, 2014 in Featured, Media

It isn’t everyday that a chef flies from one part of the world to another just to make you one of their currently off the menu specialties. Yet, on May 2nd 2014, that’s exactly what happened. Mike Johnson of Sugarfire Smoke House® is no stranger to the restaurant business. His insanely popular barbecue restaurants in Missouri […]

Best New Restaurant Showdown

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in Awards, Featured, Media

Here’s a notice to the Chicken Littles who think St. Louis’ restaurant sky is falling: The dining scene here is as robust as ever. In the September issue’s “Best New Restaurants” feature, the SLM dining team features its biennial list of the region’s best new restaurants. Foodies vote for their favorites among 32 of the […]

The 5 Best Cheeseburgers in St. Louis

Posted by on Oct 26, 2013 in Awards, Featured, Media, Reviews

Obviously, you’re going to go to Sugarfire Smoke House® for the barbecue. But don’t underestimate the burger. Grass-fed beef is hand-packed daily and blended from chuck, brisket and boneless short rib. They’re thin, so go for the double — it comes with two slices of cheddar cheese, and your choice of lettuce, tomato, pickles, red […]

Best Barbecue St. Louis 2013

Posted by on Oct 15, 2013 in Awards, Featured, Media, Reviews

Sugarfire Smoke House® may be the new kid on the block, having opened just last September, but it now stands at the very summit of the St. Louis barbecue kingdom. The menu is innovative — no other barbecue joint in town would dare offer a smoked portobello sandwich — but it does right by all […]

OUT TO LUNCH: Sugarfire’s Big Muddy

Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Featured, Media, Reviews

The Big Muddy is a feat of culinary architecture – a massive stack of smoked sausage, beef brisket, lettuce and pickles that is literally oozing a wicked combo of spicy horseradish and sweet barbecue sauce from the sides. The smoked sausage is aggressively seasoned, with a casing that retains a satisfying “snap” even though it […]