Bethany Budde

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2014

    SqWires Restaurant Aims to Be a Vegetarian Home Away from Home

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: SqWires Restaurant (1415 South 18th Street; 314-865-3522) Neighborhood: Lafayette Square Cuisine: American continental

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: March 8 to 10

    If you fly 30,000 oysters in from the Pacific coast, they will come. We imagine those were the sort of thoughts the folks at Schlafly had when planning their first stout and oyster festival. Help them make their shellfish dreams come true but checking out their event and more this weekend. Friday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2009

    FoodWire: Soda Fountain Square Now a Special-Events Venue

    Jennifer Silverberg​Word this morning that Lafayette Square diner Soda Fountain Square (1801 Park Avenue; website) will now open only for special events. Bethany Budde, owner of both Soda Fountain Square and SqWires, made the announcement on a Lafayette Square listserv, explaining that, after four ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 11, 2006

    86 the Banana Split

    Soda Fountain Square ain't a real diner, hon

  • Dining

    December 5, 2001

    Urban Chic

    Sqwires proves just how cosmopolitan St. Louis can be

  • Dining

    October 31, 2001

    Rolling Carr

    Local favorite Bryan Carr is at the helm of yet another new restaurant