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Thursday, October 27, 2016

Insomnia Cookies Is Now Open in Downtown St. Louis

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 12:35 PM

If you're a cookie lover and you live — or work — near downtown, here's some good news for you. Insomnia Cookies opened its third St. Louis location today at 1136 Washington Avenue. It joins sister shops in the Loop and the Central West End. And that means fresh-baked...

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Eat Sandwiches Brings Casual Eats — and a Killer French Dip — to Tower Grove South

Posted By on Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 6:54 AM

Byron Smith, one of the four co-owners at Eat Sandwiches (3148 Morgan Ford Road, 314-797-8188), couldn't be more thrilled with the welcome his little shop has received from its Tower Grove South neighbors. "They keep telling me, 'This is exactly the sort of place we've been waiting for,' and I keep...

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Long Acres Farms Gets the Boot from Longtime Perch on the Loop

Posted By on Wed, Oct 26, 2016 at 6:40 AM

Update: A new home has been found for Long Acres Farms. See our update at story's end. It's the end of an era in the Delmar Loop. Long Acres Farms, which has sold its produce from a stand in the western end of the Delmar Loop for 40 years, will...

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Tuesday, October 25, 2016

The B-Side Is Now Open on Cherokee

Posted By on Tue, Oct 25, 2016 at 12:54 PM

There is only one beer on tap as of yet at the B-Side (2709 Cherokee Street), the brand-new Cherokee Street joint promising "burgers, beats and brews." But that beer is Stag, a play on the vintage jukebox costs just ten cents, and the burgers are delicious. It's hard to...

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Monday, October 24, 2016

I Scream Cakes to Close Its Cherokee Shop

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 9:29 AM

After five years on Cherokee Street, I Scream Cakes (2641 Cherokee Street) will be closing its doors for good after Halloween night. That's according to owner Kerry Soraci, who broke the news in a Facebook post open to the public last night, writing, welp....I regret to inform you that I...

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Daniel Porzel Can Thank Seinfeld for Inspiring Sauce on the Side

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 6:45 AM

Daniel Porzel laughs when he tells the story about how Sauce on the Side (multiple locations including 4261 Manchester Avenue, 314-932-7800) came to be. "It's because of Seinfeld," Porzel explains. "My business partner Ryan was watching the calzone episode where George gets the calzones for Steinbrenner, and he called...

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Old Bakery Beer Company Brings Beer with Locally Foraged Ingredients for New Monthly Series

Posted By on Mon, Oct 24, 2016 at 6:38 AM

Election 2016 isn't the only place to make your voice heard this November. The Old Bakery Beer Company (400 Broadway Connector, Alton, Illinois; 618-463-1470) wants your vote on the new line of beers it has coming out — a year's worth of beers, to be exact. The organic beer company is...

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Friday, October 21, 2016

Mona's Brings a New Style of Dining to the Hill

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 12:04 PM

A new Italian — or rather, American-Italian — joint opened Wednesday on the Hill, in the location that housed Modesto for fifteen years. Its replacement, Mona’s (5257 Shaw Avenue, 314-772-8272), serves up salads, pizzas and pastas, with a kids’ menu and gluten-free options for pizza and pasta. The contrast...

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Gerard Craft's Latest Concept Sardella Reveals Menu, Nears Opening Date

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 7:05 AM

If you've been anxiously awaiting the opening of Gerard Craft's latest concept, Sardella, here's some good news — it's getting close. The banquettes are being installed, the Mediterranean-inspired tile is going up on the walls and, most importantly, there's a menu.  Yesterday, Craft and his team released a sneak peek...

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The Picky Eater's Guide to Winslow's Home

Posted By on Fri, Oct 21, 2016 at 6:07 AM

Winslow’s Home (7213 Delmar Boulevard, 314-725-7559) is part bakery, part restaurant, part general store, with a focus on farm-to-table foods and a menu that’s updated seasonally. Its family-style tables are surrounded by walls of shelves showcasing merchandise from quirky birthday cards to cooking utensils. Winslow’s Home has been thriving in...

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