Charles Grey

  • Blogs

    April 4, 2014

    Planter's House Debuts Happy Hour Menu

    The cocktails at Planter's House (1000 Mississippi Avenue; 314-696-6203) are like works of art. Intellectually curious, we called them. Unfortunately, at upward of $10 apiece, we can't all afford to be curious. Starting today, you can get a selection of drinks and small plates at Planter's House for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Gelateria Del Leone's "London Fog" Gelato is Teatime for Summertime

    Welcome to Sugar High, a new series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We'll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. Not that we ever ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2013

    Sanctuaria Creates Three Winter Cocktails to Get You Through The Holidays

    It's the holiday season and temperatures are dropping, which means it's time for winter cocktails. We had the good fortune of stopping by Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) right as the bar tending crew began experimenting with new drinks. They needed a guinea pig, and we were happy t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2010

    Bon Appétit Names Taste by Niche One of the Top 10 Best New Cocktail Bars

    Stew SmithTaste by Niche mixologist Ted Kilgore​Bon Appétit has named Taste by Niche (1831 Sidney Street; 314-773-7755) one of the "Top 10 Best New Cocktail Bars" in its August issue. The blurb mentions mixologist Ted Kilgore's "Grey Fizz," a combination of gin, vermouth infused with Earl Grey te ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 28, 2007

    Black Lightning coffee

    SqWires, 1415 South 18th Street; 314-865-3522.

  • Dining

    December 31, 2003

    Three for Tea

    A trio of St. Louis tea rooms revive a lovely, genteel tradition