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Friday, January 13, 2017

Das Bevo — Biergarten, Brunch Spot and Venue — Set to Open This Spring

Posted By on Fri, Jan 13, 2017 at 6:45 AM

The new space in Bevo Mill being brought to new life by the developers of the Majorette and Boo Cat Club has, as Stefon of Saturday Night Live would say, everything: an old German biergarten. Naked cherubs on tile. A fireplace with turrets. And that doesn't even get at the best part:...

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Paul Stanley of KISS Babysat My Daughter Yesterday

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 8:26 AM

I couldn’t find a babysitter. It’s happened to everyone – well at least everyone who is a parent with two X chromosomes. At some point, despite your best efforts, your childcare will fail you. And when it happens, it won’t be a low-key day at the office. It...

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The 10 Best Spots for Gooey Butter Cake in St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Jan 12, 2017 at 6:21 AM

Fans of gooey butter cake know that the delicious concoction originated right here in St. Louis. South St. Louis, to be exact, when the area was flush with German immigrants. It was first made in the 1930s as a mistake by a new baker at a German bakery who...

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Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Salt + Smoke, Half & Half Both Plan New Locations in 2017

Posted By on Wed, Jan 11, 2017 at 1:53 PM

If you're a fan of barbecue, brunch or both (and who isn't?), prepare for some of the best news you've heard all week: Salt + Smoke and Half & Half are expanding. Salt + Smoke (6525 Delmar Blvd., 314-727-0200), the Texas-style barbecue spot that opened in the Loop in...

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Restaurants to Honor Matt Crosby, Police Officer Left Paralyzed

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 8:29 AM

Matt Crosby, a Rock Hill officer shot in the line of duty and left paralyzed, was the subject of a wrenching Post-Dispatch profile in November, in which the officer acknowledged feeling "forgotten." Now supporters are hoping to make the community remember the injured officer — and also raise money...

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Pastry Chef Alex Feick Launches New Business with Pie Oh My Pop-Up

Posted By on Tue, Jan 10, 2017 at 7:04 AM

Beginning this morning, through day's end Saturday, diners with a sweet tooth won't need to visit a fancy restaurant to score desserts from one of the city's top pastry chefs, Alex Feick. Instead, they can just visit her new pop-up at Pie Oh My (2719 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood). Feick is...

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Farmtruk's Samantha Mitchell Loved the Kitchen — But Found Freedom on the Road

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 10:04 AM

Samantha Mitchell was only ten years old when she found herself in the restaurant business. "My grandma owned a restaurant in the Ozarks called Annie's Cozy Kitchen," Mitchell recalls. "It was a small country restaurant and everything was homemade. She'd have us peel potatoes and stuff. I was a...

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Dreaming of Opening a Restaurant? Old North St. Louis Is Making an Amazing Offer

Posted By on Mon, Jan 9, 2017 at 10:00 AM

If you've got at least one year of restaurant experience and you've dreamt of opening a place of your own — which basically means every single person in the restaurant industry — the Old North neighborhood of St. Louis has an opportunity for you. A new competition underway this month...

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Friday, January 6, 2017

Hi-Pointe Drive-In Opens, Giving Diner Classics New Life

Posted By on Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 6:28 AM

The Hi-Pointe Drive-In (1033 McCausland Avenue, 314-349-2720) opened to a packed crowd yesterday, on January 5. St. Louis’ first snow of the season couldn’t keep the crowds away from the latest venture from the team behind Sugarfire Smokehouse. The Hi-Pointe Drive-In menu features drive-in classics: burgers, shakes and fries,...

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Thursday, January 5, 2017

Atlas Restaurant Will Close Next Month

Posted By on Thu, Jan 5, 2017 at 5:15 PM

After nearly fourteen years in the DeBaliviere Place neighborhood, Atlas Restaurant (5513 Pershing) will be closing for good after dinner service on February 18. The owners announced the news in an email to patrons, saying they'd been "unable to find agreement to extend our stay on Pershing." The restaurant,...

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