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Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Intoxicology Offers a New Haven for St. Louis Cocktail Lovers

Posted By on Wed, Nov 30, 2016 at 6:41 AM

Self-taught cocktail enthusiasts Andy Foerstel and Melissa Pfeiffer have crafted the ultimate bar supply store, Intoxicology (4321 Manchester Avenue, the Grove; 314-833-3088), filling a void they saw St. Louis, and really all of the Midwest. While professional bartenders worth their salt know might know where to find unique specialty...

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

10 St. Louis Bartenders and the Bar Tools They Can't Live Without

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 7:24 AM

This summer, St. Louis chefs threw down about their favorite kitchen tools. Now that the weather's turned cold and we find ourselves cozying up to the bar, we were inspired to follow up with a survey of ten bartenders. Just like chefs, those perfecting the art and craft of...

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Papa John's St. Louis Is Getting Pretty Damn Pushy

Posted By on Tue, Nov 29, 2016 at 6:26 AM

Big Papa John wants it bad. The Kentucky-based pizza giant has nearly 5,000 locations nationwide, all ready to serve you a slice at the drop of a hat. If the chain's official St. Louis-area Twitter account is any indication, though, our local locations are, uh, really ready. In the...

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Monday, November 28, 2016

How Tello Carreon Fell in Love with Missouri and Landed the Chef's Spot at Nixta

Posted By on Mon, Nov 28, 2016 at 6:18 AM

As a child, the executive chef at the newly opened Nixta (1621 Tower Grove Avenue; 314-899-9000), Tello Carreon, found that his love of cooking made him the object of his siblings' ridicule. "At a very early age, I'd come home from school and hang out at my mom's table to see...

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Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Herbie's Is Now Bringing Its Familiar Panache to the Cardwell's Spot in Clayton

Posted By on Wed, Nov 23, 2016 at 8:26 AM

Regulars at Herbie's Vintage '72 in the Central West End were the saddest diners in town when news broke in May that the restaurant was moving — that is, until devotees of Cardwell's in Clayton learned the very same day that their beloved watering hole would be closing. It...

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Circa STL Brings a Roundup of St. Louis Classic Dishes to Des Peres

Posted By on Tue, Nov 22, 2016 at 6:03 AM

If you did not go to high school in St. Louis, and you were to dine at Circa STL (1090 Des Peres Road, Des Peres; 314-394-1196), the new restaurant now open in west county, you might be wise to take a tour guide, or at least a friendly native....

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Monday, November 21, 2016

Mauhaus Cat Cafe Is Bringing Joy — and Cats — to Maplewood

Posted By on Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 7:24 AM

There are a couple of things you should know before you visit Mauhaus (3101 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-384-2287), the new cat cafe and lounge that opened earlier this month. One, you need to really love cats to think about eating here. The space has been designed for kitty satisfaction,...

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For Eric Wilkinson, Flyover Coffee Is a Labor of Love

Posted By on Mon, Nov 21, 2016 at 6:55 AM

Eric Wilkinson, the founder of Flyover Coffee (, thought he knew good coffee. He bought whole beans, ground them every morning and used a French press for brewing. Yet he found himself wondering one thing: Why was the coffee at his friend's house so much better? His friend...

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Friday, November 18, 2016

Himalayan Yeti Will Bring Indian and Nepalese Flavors to South St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Nov 18, 2016 at 7:05 AM

A new restaurant — opening as soon as next week — aims to bring something new to south St. Louis: the cuisine of India and Nepal. Himalayan Yeti (3515 S. Kingshighway) will offer fine dining, complete with a full bar, and a menu featuring Indian dishes as well as a...

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

Hey Look: Dateline Loves Ted Drewes, Too

Posted By on Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 11:33 AM

Thought Ted Drewes couldn't get any more famous? Think again. Back in September, Ted Drewes was voted the No. 1 ice cream — in the whole freaking world — in an annual poll done by SoolNua, a meetings and events company in Dublin, Ireland. Now, producers at Dateline have...

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