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Clayton

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    The Wheelhouse Teams Up with Space Architects for Downtown Expansion

    In just a year, Wheelhouse (15 North Central Ave, Clayton; 314-726-7955) has become the go-to bar for Mizzou fans. We named it the Best Sports Bar this year -- beer, TVs and wings seems like an easy combination but we've gone to our fair share of terrible sports bars. Luckily, Wheelhouse gets the fo ... More >>

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    November 21, 2013
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    June 18, 2013

    Flying Saucer Leaves Veggie Critic Beaming

    Destination: Flying Saucer (900 Spruce Street; 314-932-1456) Neighborhood: Downtown Cuisine: "American Food with a Southern Flare" Overview: With sixteen other locations across the U.S. -- the St. Louis location being one of the newest -- the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is truly an emporium. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2013

    The Libertine Opens in Clayton Today

    After a soft opening this past weekend -- accounts of which Gut Check espied with much envy -- today is go time for the Libertine (7927 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-2999). The new restaurant from the married team of Audra and Nick Luedde, with acclaimed chef Josh Galliano leading the kitchen, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 8, 2013

    Tidbits: Araka's Final Weekend; La Gra to Become Tamm Avenue Grill

    If you've been waiting to say goodbye to Araka (131 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton; 314-725-6777), you're almost out of time. The Clayton restaurant will close after service this Saturday, March 9. Owner Brad Beracha announced the closure last month. If you are a restaurateur looking for new fixtures or ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2013

    January 2013 Openings & Closings

    We'll begin the January 2013 accounting of openings and closings with some news from our friends at Sauce: Kaslik Restaurant is now open, serving Middle Eastern cuisine, at 8141 North Lindbergh Boulevard in Florissant. Owner Wesam Hamed was previously an owner and the chef at Layla Lebanese Restaura ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2013

    Clayton Restaurant Week to Feature Seventeen Restaurants January 21-27

    Iron your best white shirt and tie on your finest feedbags: Clayton Restaurant Week is here again. The fourth annual event will run from Monday, January 21, through Sunday, January 27. Participating restaurants will provide special three-course menus for $25 per person, tax and tip not included. Din ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 14, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Dec. 14-16

    Friday (Dec. 14): Flight Club @ The Vino Gallery Sample a few three-ounce glasses of wine with take home tasting notes for $20. This week's theme is "The White, the Red and the Sweet - Portugal." 4 p.m. until close. Social Hour @ Taste Visit mixologist Ted Kilgore at Taste before he makes his b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Niche Announces Dates of Closure, Reopening

    Pastaria (7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-6603) opened its doors last week, which means there remains -- for now, at least -- one final Big Move for Gerard Craft and his Niche Restaurant Group: the relocation of his flagship restaurant, Niche (1831 Sidney Street; 314-773-7755) from Benton P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating this Cheesecake and Win $20 to Gooey Louie [Updated]!

    You can win $20 to Gooey Louie and all you have to do is guess where we ate this cheesecake. Hint: We dined at a dessert shop in Clayton. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook profile URL) in the comment-entry field. One guess per e-mail address ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Tidbits from DeMun Oyster Bar, Perennial Artisan Ales, Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt

    Jennifer SilverbergDeMun Oyster Bar in Clayton​- DeMun Oyster Bar (740 DeMun Avenue, Clayton; 314-725-0322) has announced a change in hours. Beginning today, Monday, October 31, the seafood-centric restaurant will be open from 4 p.m. daily. Lunch will be available on Saturday only, beginning at 11 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Lawyers for Kinder Includes Some Political Heavyweights

    Peter Kinder has friends in high places, too.​Daily RFT was just forwarded the invite to next week's "Lawyers for Kinder" fundraiser at Cafe Napoli in Clayton. The list of sponsors for the September 29 event includes several prominent Missouri attorneys-turned-political-heavies, including: Cather ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2011

    Video: St. Louis Soccer Fans React to Women's World Cup Victory

    If you missed the U.S. women's come-from-behind victory over Brazil on Sunday, you missed one of the great World Cup endings of all time. Here's how fans reacted to the win at Barrister's in Clayton.H/T Plog

  • Blogs

    July 11, 2011

    Milton "Skip" Ohlsen Pleads Not Guilty to Clayton Bombing

    Milton "Skip" Ohlsen​The man authorities say set up a bomb that injured a Clayton attorney in 2008 pleaded "not guilty" to the crime today in federal court in St. Louis. Authorities believe Milton "Skip" Ohlsen left the bomb in a Clayton parking garage next to an Acura TL that he believed was owne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Just When You Thought You Were Free of Zhu Zhu Pets...

    image viaDespite appearances, it's not a horror movie.​Warning to anyone who has a small child or has to spend a lot of time in the presence of a small child: Zhu Zhu pets, the scourge of a couple of Christmases past, are back! Well, they were never actually gone -- except for the 2009 holida ... More >>

  • News

    April 14, 2011
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    February 7, 2011

    The Good Pie Announces New Breakfast-Lunch Spot in Clayton

    Image via​Midtown Neapolitan pizza restaurant The Good Pie announced via Twitter on Friday that it will open a new breakfast-lunch spot called Half & Half in Clayton. Good Pie owner Mike Randolph tells Evan Benn of the Post-Dispatch that the restaurant will seat approximately 70 and open in ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2010

    Il Vicino in Clayton Closure Now Permanent

    Sarah FenskeIl Vicino in Clayton, shortly after the fire that forced its closure.​Eagle-eyed St. Louis Magazine dining editor George Mahe, who was first to report the possible (and, in fact, actual) closure of Riddles Penultimate Café & Wine Bar, is also the first to notice that Il Vicino has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    Restaurant Tidbit Smörgåsbord: The Tavern, Vito Racanelli and More

    Robin WheelerVito Racanelli Jr. of Onesto Pizza & Trattoria​It's only the second full week of October, but it's already been a busy month for local restaurant news -- so busy that our friends in the local have scored several scoops of their own.- Evan Benn reports at Off the Menu that The Tave ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 7, 2010
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    May 6, 2009

    Proposed Biking Trail Irks Ladue Residents Worried About Outsiders

    A proposed biking and walking trail along Interstate 170 that would connect Greensfelder Park in University City to Shaw Park in Clayton is under fire from some people who live along the corridor. View Proposed Trail in a larger mapParts of the $2-million trail, which is being proposed by the G ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2009

    FoodWire: Cicero's Dining Room Goes Non-Smoking

    Delmar Loop institution Cicero's (6691 Delmar Boulevard; Web site) has banned smoking in its dining room before 10 p.m., according to a sign on its front door. Smoking is still allowed in the bar and at concerts.Speaking of smoking bans: The Post-Dispatch has coverage of last night's public hearing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Not Your Average Valentine's Special: A Four-Star Mattress

    Nothing says Valentine's Day like a new mattress! The chic-chic The Ritz-Carlton is apparently making over its entire Clayton property, and just in time for the special February holiday has put up for sale its pre-owned desks, armoires, and yes, double, queen- and king-size *beds*. Like this one. &n ... More >>

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    August 13, 2008
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    June 6, 2008
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    November 29, 2007

    Restaurant Tidbits: Companion, Kaldi's

    Companion has opened at 4651 Maryland Avenue in the Central West End (the former Bread Co.) The new location features such savory menu items as pizza and antipasti. Thanks to Bill for reminding me that Kaldi's has opened its new Clayton location at 187 Carondelet Plaza. Check out Bill's post about ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 31, 2007
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    August 17, 2007

    A Weekend for Tomatoes

    So, uh, I'm just going to stop previewing the next week's blog items. Every time I do, I write other stuff instead. So one of these weeks I'll discuss the search for the perfect grocery store and the mysteries of Thai food. (I have big plans for these two subjects, you see.) But not this week. Again ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2007

    Mea Culpa

    Mea culpa, Scott. Here's an example of the pain-in-the-assitude of a weekly publication schedule: In this week's review of Acero, I wrote that black truffles are as rare as a Scott Rolen base hit. Poetic exaggeration, sure, but the dude was scuffling. Key word being "was." I finished with my re ... More >>

  • Calendar

    April 18, 2007
  • Dining

    December 20, 2006

    Rock Startini and a glass of Benton-Lane 2004 pinot noir

    Roxane, 12 North Meramec, Clayton; 314-721-7700.

  • News

    January 25, 2006

    Let It Flow

    Unreal uncovers the sordid side of pee lobbyists, learns Chingy's workout habits and gets some golf tips. Plus: Elephants-as-artists!

  • Dining

    October 26, 2005

    Tarter Sauce

    Limoncello is a sweet addition to the Clayton dining scene

  • Calendar

    August 24, 2005
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    August 24, 2005
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • Dining

    August 18, 2004

    Mojito Limón

    Tavern 43, 7927 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton, 314-725-4334

  • Music

    September 24, 2003

    Best Martini

    The Ritz-Carlton Lobby Lounge

  • News

    October 23, 2002

    For the Defense

    Terry Niehoff, one of the city's top criminal-defense lawyers, makes his money the old-fashioned way -- he earns it, one client at a time

  • Dining

    December 5, 2001

    Head of the Glass

    The Wine Merchant offers courses to budding oenophiles

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Hair Salon

    Thu Do Hair Design

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Children's Bookstore

    Borders Books & Music, Clayton

  • Dining

    June 21, 2000

    Currying Favor

    New Asian restaurants on the St. Louis scene

  • News

    November 3, 1999

    THE FELON EXPRESS TO CLAYTON

    St. Louis prisoners' temporary digs in the county jail mean headaches for city Sheriff Jim Murphy

  • News

    June 16, 1999
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    June 2, 1999
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    May 26, 1999
  • Dining

    May 5, 1999
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    December 2, 1998

    Goal-Line Stand

    At the finish of a 28-year career that includes 248 victories and four state titles, Sumner Bulldogs coach Larry Walls takes some parting shots at deseg -- which he claims has decimated the city's once-mighty Public High League

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