Modesto is trying something a bit different this Thursday: a vegan menu. The Spanish restaurant has some vegetarian offerings, but it's definitely something new for a restaurant that celebrated its birthday last summer by grilling pork ribs outside all day. Modesto has paired with STL Veg Girl, aka ... More >>
Modesto Tapas Bar & Restaurant (5257 Shaw Avenue, 63110) is celebrating its twelfth birthday this weekend with a special Spanish barbecue menu. Modesto was the first full-scale authentically Spanish tapas place in town, and one on The Hill, no less. Gut Check spoke to owner Brendan Marsden to see wh ... More >>
It may be cold and rainy in Madrid right now, but at Modesto Tapas Bar & Restaurant (5257 Shaw Avenue; 314-772-8272), Spring is officially here. Last Wednesday, the Spanish restaurant introduced its new Spring/Summer menu, which includes tapas dishes as well as "small bites," which will be availab ... More >>
Well, this one caught me by surprise: Central West End institution Balaban's is being reborn in (wait for it...) Chesterfield as (wait, again, for it) Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar. The new Balaban's will be located at 1772 Clarkson Road, in a Dierberg's shopping center. The Balaban's websit ... More >>
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