Chris Bolyard

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Chef Chat: Chris Bolyard Is a Butcher with a Soft Side

    Chris Bolyard is a busy man these days. Technically still the chef de cuisine at Sidney Street Cafe, Bolyard has been hard at work getting ready for the fall opening of his much-anticipated Bolyard's Meat & Provisions. It's the realization of a dream for the Culinary Institute of America grad, who i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2014

    Brian Pelletier's Larder and Cupboard Coming to Maplewood

    According to Brian Pelletier and Cindy Higgerson, Maplewood is missing just one thing: a specialty food shop. Pelletier, who owns Kakao Chocolate, is opening Cupboard and Larder this fall on the corner of Manchester and Marshall Avenues in downtown Maplewood. See also: Kakao Chocolate Sets Up Shop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 19, 2014

    Chef Chat: Winslow's Home's Carrie Whitcraft is a Secret Metalhead Chef

    "Technically, I'm now the special events coordinator," says Carrie Whitcraft from the Winslow's Home (7213 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-725-7559) kitchen, freshly made pasta dough in hand. "As you can see, I get pulled back in quite a bit." Whitcraft's new role at Winslow's Home may trans ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2014

    Christy Augustin is Pint Size Bakery's "Punk Rock Grandma"

    I had the good fortune of being seated next to Christy Augustin at Sidney Street Café's ten-year anniversary dinner and quickly developed a bit of a girl-crush on the Pint Size Bakery (3825 Watson Road; 314-645-7142) owner. It was impossible not to. The effervescent Augustin was pontificating about ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2014

    Chris Bolyard Says Goodbye to Sidney Street Cafe; Plans to Open Maplewood Butcher Shop

    After ten years with the celebrated Kevin Nashan, Chris Bolyard is leaving Sidney Street Cafe (2000 Sidney Street; 314-771-5777). He says it's bittersweet, though -- Bolyard and his wife are starting their own whole-animal butcher shop called Bolyard Meat and Provisions. See also: Sidney Street Caf ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2014

    Chef's Chat: Quincy Street Bistro's Rick Lewis Wants to Be Wolverine

    Quincy Street Bistro (6931 Gravois Avenue; 314-353-1588) may seem like a long way from the high-end halls of the now-shuttered An American Place, but Chef Rick Lewis doesn't think so. "We're serving just as good of product here as at any fine dining restaurant," Lewis tells us. "We want to give peop ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Slow Down with Feast in the Field

    Claverach Farm & VineyardsClaverach's barn​Tomorrow, tickets go on sale for Slow Food St. Louis' annual Feast in the Field event scheduled for June 26. The event, formerly held at Prairie Grass Farm in New Florence, moves this year to Claverach Farm & Vineyards (570 Lewis Road, Eureka; 636 ... More >>