Bistro Alexander

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call for 2009

    RFT editorial coordinator Courtney Schilling and I did our best to compile as thorough a list of openings and closings as possible. Inevitably, though, some places will slip through the cracks. Please drop us a line or leave a comment with additions or deletions. - IanIan FroebMcCormick & Schmic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2009

    FoodWire: Brasserie by Niche Opens Tonight, Tuesday, 11.17

    Brasserie by Niche, the latest restaurant from Gerard Craft of Niche and its still shiny-and-new sibling Taste by Niche, opens for service this evening at 5 p.m. at 4580 Laclede Avenue in the Central West End. As its name implies, Brasserie serves classic French brasserie cuisine, with chef Perry He ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2009

    FoodWire: Dine Out for the Cure

    The St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure has announced that it will host a Dine Out for the Cure event on Thursday, June 11. (The St. Louis Race for the Cure is that Saturday, June 13.) Participating restaurants will donate part of their proceeds to battle breast cancer. Already on boa ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 11, 2008

    Now Open: Mazara

    Now open at 7923 Forsyth Boulevard, next to Bistro Alexander, is Mazara. The restaurant serves Italian cuisine for lunch Mon.-Fri and dinner Mon.-Sat. Call 314-725-3434 for more info. (This one got lost in the shuffle. Thanks to reader Keith H. for reminding me.) - Ian Froeb

  • News

    September 19, 2007

    Lam-Basted, Then Roasted

    Who's more untrustworthy: Ian or a Munchkin?

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007
  • Blogs

    September 6, 2007

    In This Week's Issue

    There we go! Seriously ick. My review of Bistro Alexander is now available online. Click here to read. Also in this week's issue: Malcolm raises the ick factor of Keep It Down, while Kristie ponders the full moon and Big T Chardonel. -Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    September 5, 2007

    Fare St. Louis

    Bistro Alexander aims to break the mold (and the Review Generator 3000).

  • Blogs

    September 4, 2007

    Review Preview: Bistro Alexander

    Chef Matt Rolens does try to broaden the standard St. Louis bistro repertoire. You still won't find veal sweetbreads -- or offal of any sort -- at most area bistros. As an appetizer, Rolens serves a fricassee of sweetbreads, chanterelle mushrooms and peas over polenta. Yet this dish could stand in f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    Small Plates: Friday, 5/25

    You're looking at a (crappy) photo of the new Bistro Alexander, which opened last week at 7927 Forsyth in Clayton. (It's the space formerly occupied by Limoncello.) I had a look at the menu. True to its name, Bistro Alexander offers contemporary, seasonal bistro fare: grilled horseradish-crusted sa ... More >>