Brooke Roseberry

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    The Best Restaurant Openings of 2014 So Far

    Where did the first half of 2014 go? It seems like only yesterday that we were cursing the endless winter, and now we're suffocating in the sweltering heat. With half of the year already in the rearview mirror, we thought it appropriate to reflect on the best restaurants that have opened in 2014...s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    #79: Skordalia at the Purple Martin

    This is not just my usual weekly selection. It's a plea to Brooke Roseberry and Tony Lagouranis, owners of the Purple Martin (2800 Shenandoah Avenue; 314-898-0011). See, just recently they announced that they're revamping the menu at their delightful Fox Park eatery. Guys, I'm begging you: Keep the ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 5, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: The Purple Martin Revamps Menu to Focus on American Classics

    Yesterday morning the Purple Martin (2800 Shenandoah Avenue; 314-898-0011) announced via its website some big changes in store for the fledgling restaurant -- a new menu and a slight shake-up in the kitchen. "I see us as a community amenity," owner Brooke Roseberry explains. "The neighborhood is fu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Purple Martin Brings Homey North African Cuisine to Fox Park

    Brooke Roseberry has lived in Fox Park for fourteen years, and has seen the historic building at the corner of Shenendoah and California Avenues be many things. Finally, though, she's bringing a restaurant to the neighborhood that it desperately needs. See also: New Restaurant Tidbits: Premierz, t ... More >>