Alice Waters

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2012

    The Hyatt Regency at the Arch Introduces New Kid-Tested, Alice Waters-Approved Children's Menu

    Last month, Gut Check reported that the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch (315 Chestnut Street; 314-655-1234) had announced a new initiative, "Food. Thoughtfully Sourced. Carefully Served," aimed at offering customers healthier, locally sourced food options. This week, the hotel chain announced an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2012

    Mike Warhover of Baileys' Range, Part 2

    This is part two of Mabel Suen's Chef's Choice profile of Mike Warhover of Baileys' Range. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Warhover, will be published tomorrow. Did your family cook when you were a child? Yes. My mom cooked all the time, and that's where I found my love for fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2011

    Colleen Clawson of Big Sky Cafe, Part 2

    This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of chef Colleen Clawson of Big Sky Cafe. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Clawson, will be posted tomorrow. Emily Wasserman​Did your family cook when you were a child? Every day. We have a big family and had to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2011

    Patric Chocolate Wins Good Food Award From Slow Food Nation

    Nick SchnelleA In-NIB-itable Bar is born.​Patric Chocolate, one of the two Missouri bean-to-bar chocolate makers profiled in Riverfront Times last year, is officially good food. That is, Patric's In-NIB-itable Bar won a blue ribbon in the inaugural Good Food Awards in San Francisco last week. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2010

    Anthony Bourdain Preaches (Profanely) to the Choir at the Fox Theatre

    ​A standing ovation from an enthusiastic (though under capacity) audience greeted Anthony Bourdain as the chef turned author and TV host strolled onto the Fox Theatre stage on Friday evening. For the next two hours, Bourdain demonstrated the force of personality that has made him one of the bigges ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    One Critic's Take on "The Locavore's Dilemma"

    Image viaWhy bother?​On Monday, St. Louis Magazine restaurant critic Dave Lowry posted "The Locavore's Dilemma: One Critic's Take" on the magazine's food blog, Relish. The piece is a merciless and often quite funny critique of the locavore movement. The preoccupation with "local" foods is, at bes ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 25, 2010
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    August 17, 2010

    Interview with Anthony Bourdain: "I Wonder Sometimes If I'm a Malevolent Force"

    Photo: The Travel ChannelAnthony Bourdain​"I'm gonna walk out on stage, talk for an hour, [do] question-and-answer," says Anthony Bourdain of his October 1 appearance at the Fox Theatre. "It's as crazy, as rowdy, as entertaining as the audience cares to make it."The visit will be Bourdain's first ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.2

    Nearly forty years after opening local food stalwart Chez Panisse, Alice Waters still inspires both inspiration and ire. "Alice Waters annoys the living . . . . out of me. There's something very Khmer Rouge about Alice Waters. I'm suspicious of orthodoxy when it comes to what you put in your mouth, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    Chef's Choice, Part 2: Clara Moore of Local Harvest Cafe & Catering

    This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Clara Moore of Local Harvest Cafe & Catering; to read part one, click here. Robin Wheeler​Local chef who most impresses you? Andy White's revamping of the Tap Room has been amazing, and he seems to be smiling every time I see hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 12.23

    ​ More Alice Waters cookbooks forthcoming. (Grub Street San Francisco)Urban farmer plans holiday accommodations for city chicks. (The Atlantic)Getting creative with dining room locales in San Francisco. (San Francisco Gate)How guests can improve their restaurant experiences. (Cleveland Plain ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2009

    FoodWire: "A Slow Taste of Tuscany" Dinner at Onesto Wednesday 11.18

    Robin WheelerOnesto owner and chef Vito Racanelli​Slow Food St. Louis and Welcome Books have joined together with Onesto Pizza and Trattoria (5401 Finkman Street; website) to host "A Slow Taste of Tuscany," a dinner to celebrate the new book Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town by Douglas Gayeton. The book ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2009

    Farmers' Market Share: Freaky-Ass Cauliflower Soup

    Alissa Nelson​This week I bought a $6 head of cauliflower. It was purple -- which was novel -- and it was locally grown, which is obviously what this blog is all about. But, ultimately, it was a single head of cauliflower that cost $6.Can I get political for a moment?This past spring, Alice Water ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Thursday, 9.10

    ​ President Obama endorses higher taxes on soda to help fund food stamps. (Kansas City Star)New FDA rule and reporting systems aims for contaminated food to be reported faster. (The Boston Globe)September 21 issue of The Nation focuses on food, with writings by Alice Waters and Michael Pollan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    New Michael Pollan Article in Times Magazine

    Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto) has an epic new article in this weekend's edition of the New York Times magazine in which he tackles the decline of cooking in America and the rise of food-related television programming. Well worth your time. Here's t ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 1, 2009
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    March 20, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 3.14-3.20

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.A new food blog for the digest this week: Mostly Soup, which, as its title suggests, is about mostly soup. Check it out.STL Bites: Bill is not impressed with Alice Waters' 60 Minutes interview.Sounding My Barbaric Gulp: Kelly tempts us with Ore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.21

    In today's news: the dispute over the White House chef, a new study on willpower and food and recreating restaurant dishes at home

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    The Morning Grog: Wednesday, 9/19

    Avast, ye scurvy -- oh, screw it. More details on food firms' plans to have the FDA oversee imported food. (Washington Post) A trip to the farmers' market and a homemade lunch with the inimitable Alice Waters. Who is looking for a friend, by the way. (New York Times) I ... More >>

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Bounty by the County

    The states winemakers and food producers arent exactly key playersin the global economy. A Mizzou professor aims to change all that.

  • Dining

    October 3, 2001

    Rustic Never Sleeps

    Forget toasted ravioli: Trattoria Marcella purveys a different kind of Italian fare

  • Dining

    August 15, 2001

    Sky's the Limit

    Tim Mallett's Big Sky Cafe offers a spread of great food

  • News

    June 21, 2000

    Fertile Imagination

    In the era of modern agribusiness, organic farmer Paul Krautmann faces a tough row to hoe, but his innovative natural solutions yield delicious results