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2006 Stories by Rose Martelli

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  • Number Crunch

    published July 26, 2006

    4317 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-5553. Hours: Lunch 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Dinner 5-9 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 5-10 p.m. Fri.-Sat. More >>

  • Ballpark Frank

    published July 19, 2006

    Game day: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Key matchup 1: St. Louis Cardinals vs. Cleveland Indians. The Cards have been hemorrhaging... More >>

  • CWE à la Mode

    published July 12, 2006

    I've been to Maryland House at Brennan's before. I know how to find it; I know which unmarked door along Maryland Avenue — one of the... More >>

  • Season's Eatings

    published July 5, 2006

    Barney's Bar-B-Q opens only for the summer. It has to. Even amid a St. Louis barbecuing landscape that prides itself on wedging year-round... More >>

  • Twice Is Nice

    published June 28, 2006

    Playful as Mike Johnson's restaurant concepts are, I find myself contemplating his latest one — actually two: Mira and Roxane,... More >>

  • Mex, Hold the Tex

    published June 21, 2006

    I'm turning onto Morganford, and I'm getting nervous. This happens every time I head south toward Primo Taquería — or at least... More >>

  • Crème de la Club

    published June 14, 2006

    I don't put much stock in dreams. In high school, my psychology teacher offered up two separate theories on dream interpretation. The first was... More >>

  • Heavenly Discovery

    published June 7, 2006

    Chris and Dana Sherman discovered gelato where it was invented. While studying abroad in London a couple of years ago, the pair took a ten-day... More >>


    published May 31, 2006

    My friend David is a career coach. When working with new clients, he uses a nifty little diagram to help them start figuring out where their true... More >>

  • How Sweet It Is

    published May 24, 2006

    Midwestern moms fascinate me. They possess unparalleled apron collections and the best cookware this side of the Betty Crocker test kitchen:... More >>

  • Food to Float Your Boat

    published May 24, 2006

    On my first-ever float trip three summers ago, I was ill prepared, to say the least. Nobody told me beforehand that river beds were made of sharp,... More >>

  • Meat the Family

    published May 10, 2006

    Have a suggestion for a restaurant the Riverfront Times should review? E-mail More >>

  • Cheers to Chava's

    published May 3, 2006

    The last time I sat at a wrought-iron table outside the bar on the corner of Geyer and Tenth Street, I was there against my will. It was a Monday... More >>

  • Roll Out the Barrel

    published April 26, 2006

    Have a suggestion for a restaurant the Riverfront Times should review? E-mail More >>

  • Come On In My Kitchen

    published March 29, 2006

    Blues City Deli owner Vince Valenza can't recall when he consumed his first sandwich, or what kind of sandwich it was — "Probably a loaf of... More >>

  • Home Away from Home

    published March 22, 2006

    6715 Manchester Avenue; 314-781-5221. Hours: 7 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon., 7 a.m.-10 p.m. Tue-Thu., 7 a.m.-1:30 a.m. Fri. More >>

  • Y'all Come Back

    published March 15, 2006

    You know it as soon as you enter Pestalozzi Place, the moment you thrust open the double doors and pass into the den-size slice of bar that... More >>

  • That's Amore

    published March 8, 2006

    5100 Daggett Avenue; 314-762-9100. Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Fri.-Sun. More >>

  • Vintage Balaban's

    published March 1, 2006

    The lifespan of a restaurant — any restaurant other than fast-food joints and coffeeshops, any establishment that shoots out of the gate... More >>

  • That '70s Showoff

    published February 22, 2006

    Gallagher's has the look of an affair of the heart. Opened last year by husband-and-wife owners John and Susie Gallagher after an extensive... More >>

  • Under the Hampton Sun

    published February 15, 2006

    To walk into the Pitted Olive is to be transported from Hampton Avenue in St. Louis Hills to the fabulous kitchen of a fabulous friend,... More >>

  • Gorge Busch

    published February 1, 2006

    How I wish I could dine at Busch's Grove tonight. I know just how the evening would unfold. I'd pull into the parking lot, eye an empty... More >>

  • Meaty in St. Louis

    published January 25, 2006

    Mihalis Chophouse and Onyx Bar 1603 McCausland Avenue; 314-333-3301. Hours: 5-11 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 5 p.m.-midnight Fri.-Sat., 5-11 p.m. Sun More >>

  • Bean There

    published January 18, 2006

    St. Louis Coffee Oasis & Mediterranean Café 8 South Euclid Avenue; 314-361-6666. Hours: 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-11 p.m.... More >>

  • 86 the Banana Split

    published January 11, 2006

    Soda Fountain Square 1801 Park Avenue; 314-241-0099. Hours: 6:30 a.m.-midnight Tue.-Thu., 6:30 a.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m. Sun.... More >>

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