You searched for:

Start over

Narrow Search

Food & Drink

Best Flaming Cheese 

Iron Barley

Some cheese lovers hear "queso panela" and turn up the nariz. Poor fools haven't sampled Tom Coghill's flaming rendition of this humble Mexican mozzarella-like cheese. Coghill, proprietor-chef of Iron Barley, slaps a honkin' slice of panela on his grill, then slides it into a warm cast-iron frying pan, hits it with his special tequila-lime vinaigrette and finishes it off in the oven to caramelize. The sizzling queso arrives at the table topped with a sweet tomato relish and accompanied by warm tortillas. Crammed with flavor but ethereal on the tongue, this extravagantly redefined app is heart-stopping, thigh-slapping, hot-damn delicious. (And yes, you can taste the tequila.)

Location Details

Previous Winners

(Sorry, no information is currently available for other years in this same award category.)

Best Things to Do In St. Louis


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

© 2015 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation