Chase Overaker

  • 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 >>

  • 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 >>