December 19, 2018

25 splendid photos inside St. Petersburg smokehouse Dr. BBQ

St. Petersburg smokehouse Dr. BBQ is what happens when visionary restaurateurs Suzanne and Roger Perry get together with Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe to spin global flavors inspired by his travels. During a recent visit, CL Food Critic Jon Palmer Claridge was impressed by the finesse of the rustic, industrial decor. But he also found that Dr. BBQ's inventive menu was lacking in execution. Read our review here, and don't forget to check out Nicole Abbett's photos from inside the EDGE District space.

Photos by Nicole Abbett https://www.nicoleabbett.com/

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Stunt Pig, served with double-fried fries, is a sandwich of Dagwood proportions.

Stunt Pig, served with double-fried fries, is a sandwich of Dagwood proportions.

Smoked pulled pork is piled with ribs, smoked sausage, bacon, roasted poblano, leek hay, purple slaw and melted pepper Jack — covered by Ray's original barbecue sauce — all between two buttery slices of Texas toast.

Smoked pulled pork is piled with ribs, smoked sausage, bacon, roasted poblano, leek hay, purple slaw and melted pepper Jack — covered by Ray's original barbecue sauce — all between two buttery slices of Texas toast.

Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe's new restaurant with visionary restaurateurs Suzanne and Roger Perry spins global flavors inspired by his travels.

Ray "Dr. BBQ" Lampe's new restaurant with visionary restaurateurs Suzanne and Roger Perry spins global flavors inspired by his travels.

Studded with Heath bar and candy banana chips, the appropriately named Epic Peanut Butter Pie is light and fluffy in a house-made crushed Oreo crust topped with whipped cream, chocolate and caramel.

Studded with Heath bar and candy banana chips, the appropriately named Epic Peanut Butter Pie is light and fluffy in a house-made crushed Oreo crust topped with whipped cream, chocolate and caramel.

The Perrys understand atmosphere. They have a clear sense of the visual message they're trying to convey.

The Perrys understand atmosphere. They have a clear sense of the visual message they're trying to convey.