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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dinner Event Features Food Grown — and Foraged — in Tower Grove Park

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 2:39 PM

You may think of Tower Grove Park as a place to jog, or bird watch, or (if you're a kid) even splash around a bit. You probably don't think of it as a place to find nutrition — except perhaps on Food Truck Fridays. But maybe, a new one-night-only event...

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Cloudy with a Chance of Toasted Rav Celebrates St. Louis Food Culture

Posted By on Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 7:00 AM

If you've ever pondered the wacky weather in the children's classic Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs and thought, "What this book needs is more St. Louis," Ryan Nusbickel has just the book for you. The local author/illustrator behind Who Moved My Gooey Butter Cake? and The St. Louis...

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Monday, August 22, 2016

Acclaimed Chef Rob Connoley on Returning to St. Louis and Preparing to Open a Restaurant

Posted By on Mon, Aug 22, 2016 at 7:38 AM

Rob Connoley didn't start foraging because he was following the trends or trying to emulate an acclaimed Danish chef. He did it out of necessity.  "At first, I started out with a soup and salad cafe, but it wasn't challenging for me for a lot of reasons," the James...

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Friday, August 19, 2016

New Short Documentary Celebrates St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 7:14 AM

A new seven-minute documentary paying tribute to St. Louis and its residents has an unusual sponsor: Church's Chicken. The documentary, which debuts locally below and has a nationwide rollout on Monday, is part of a short series of similar films made by the fried chicken spot. The first two featured...

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Comet Croissanterie and Creamery Is Now Open in Kirkwood

Posted By on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 at 6:15 AM

Nestled in a small retail center on a sleepy block in Kirkwood is Comet Croissanterie and Creamery (640 West Woodbine Avenue), a new venture from Mark Attwood and Stephanie Fischer. Since opening the original Comet Coffee, located at 5708 Oakland Avenue, just south of Forest Park, Attwood (the owner)...

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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Snow Factory St. Louis Aims to Bring Thai-Style Ice Cream to the Delmar Loop

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 7:30 AM

Move over, Ted Drewes. A new shop in the Delmar Loop aims to bring a type of ice cream previously unheard of in much of St. Louis — and likely the entire Midwest. Snow Factory St. Louis (6602 Delmar Boulevard), which hopes to open in the next month in...

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New Burger Is So Bourbon-Drenched, You Have to Be 21 to Order It

Posted By on Thu, Aug 18, 2016 at 6:31 AM

The new "Spiked Bulleit Bourbon Burger" is nothing to sneeze at — and definitely nothing to contemplate ordering if you're a teetotaler. This baby has an all-beef patty, cream cheese, cheddar cheese, bacon and crispy onion rings, all topped with a slather of bourbon-rich barbecue jam. Here's the catch:...

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Monday, August 15, 2016

Chelsea Little of Olive + Oak Loves Being Behind the Bar

Posted By on Mon, Aug 15, 2016 at 7:38 AM

When Chelsea Little of Olive + Oak (102 W. Lockwood Avenue, Webster Groves; 314-736-1370) says she landed behind the bar by accident, she means it literally. "After culinary school, I worked the lines at a few country clubs," Little explains. "But I got in a really bad car accident and messed up...

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Friday, August 12, 2016

Yori Brings Authentic Korean Food to Chesterfield

Posted By on Fri, Aug 12, 2016 at 7:00 AM

Jay Moon has a saying about his food: If you try it once, you’ll come back for more. Moon’s restaurant Yori (1637 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield; 636-536-7778), co-owned by Sae Yeob Kim, aims to do just that: make even white-bread Americans love Korean cuisine. “We try to introduce the traditional...

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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Chris' Pancake Will Open New Location Downtown

Posted By on Wed, Aug 10, 2016 at 9:03 AM

Some of the best pancakes in the city are coming to downtown St. Louis: Chris' Pancake & Dining will be opening a second location on the campus of Saint Louis University School of Law this fall. That's according to SLU Law and Chris', which announced their plans this morning...

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