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Clayton

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    FoodWire: Clayton Smoking Ban Nears Approval

    User "Opa," Wikimedia CommonsThis is usually Daily RFT's beat, but now that it looks definite, I'll post the news here: The Post-Dispatch reports that Clayton is all but certain to pass a ban on smoking in restaurants and most other public places, effective July of 2010. In a nice touch, the only Cl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    With Clayton Smoking Ban All But Guaranteed, Where is U. City, Creve Coeur and Overland?

    Last night the Clayton board of aldermen gave initial approval to a smoking ban for businesses and restaurants that would go into effect in July 2010. The bill needs one more reading before becoming law, though it looks to be virtual done deal at this point. Just one alderman voted against the ban y ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2009

    Business Owners to Speak Tonight on Clayton Smoking Ban

    flickr.com/photos/benedyktPeople who own businesses or work in Clayton will get a chance to address the city council tonight in a meeting to discuss a proposed smoking-ban for the St. Louis suburb. Last month the council held a similar meeting to get reaction from Clayton residents -- many of whom s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    Clayton Smoking Ban: By the Numbers

    The daily has a story out today about restaurant and bar owners in Clayton who are "rallying our troops" to fight a proposed smoking ban in the St. Louis suburb. Two numbers I took away from the article would suggest that the ban's opponents face an up-hill battle.  1. Clayton has approximately ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    New Web Guide Offers List of Smoke-Free Dining Choices in St. Louis

    Smoke-free St. Louis City is out with a dining guide of city bars and restaurants that prohibit smoking. The online guide categorizes businesses by geographic location (Downtown, North City, Central West End, etc.) in addition to providing a laundry list of all the dozens of eateries and watering ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    FoodWire: Bistro Alexander Closed?

    My Post-Dispatch counterpart, Joe Bonwich, broke the possible news on his Off the Menu blog yesterday: Clayton's Bistro Alexander (7927 Forsyth Boulevard) seems to have closed. I swung by this morning for a look, and while the tables remain set, artwork and a flat-screen TV have been removed from th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Race Baiters Target Clayton Schools

    Couple of hair-raising incidents in the Clayton School District this month of March, as school officials found racist graffiti scrawled on several school properties. The most recent incident occurred last week, when staff at the Ralph M. Captain Elementary School in the Demun neighborhood found "a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2009

    FoodWire: Wine Merchant Closing Creve Coeur Location

    The Wine Merchant is closing its Creve Coeur location at 12669 Olive Boulevard. The Clayton location (20 South Hanley Road) will remain open. The details, from the retailer's newsletter: The world is coming to grips with the most serious economic downturn since the second World War and many economis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    FoodWire: Parker's Table Closing

    Both Joe Bonwich and Sauce report that Clayton wine and food shop Parker's Table (8137 Maryland Avenue) is closing. Stop by for discounted wine and, on Saturday, a "farewell toast."

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2009

    FoodWire: Zuzu's Reopens in Clayton

    Zuzu's Handmade Mexican Food (Web site) has reopened its Clayton location. The restaurant is now located at 16 North Central Avenue, across the street from its previous location.

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2008

    Look by Light

    It's a candlelight Christmas

  • Dining

    November 12, 2008
  • Blogs

    June 2, 2008

    What You Missed: RFT Music Showcase in Photos, Panic at the Disco, Nato Caliph, The Earthworms, Taste of Clayton

    A case of the Mondays? Kill some time over at our Slide Show page. Riverfront Times Music Showcase The weekend wrapped up on Sunday with the Riverfront Times Music Showcase. Photographers Lyle Whitworth and Lauren Winchester were there, and caught the scenes of the festival in two slide shows. Vide ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2008
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    May 28, 2008
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    April 2, 2008
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    January 11, 2008
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    January 8, 2008
  • Calendar

    October 31, 2007
  • Blogs

    October 2, 2007

    Today's Restaurant Tidbits

    Araka is now open at 131 Carondelet Plaza in Clayton, according to its Web site. Check out the lunch menu and the dinner menu. No prices, but I'm guessing not cheap. The new Mexican restaurant Agave is slated to open at 4198 Manchester Avenue on Wednesday, October 10 -- a very important date for s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2007

    Today's Restaurant Tidbit

    A follow-up to yesterday's tidbit from the Post-Dispatch: A reader who works in Clayton just e-mailed to tell me Best Chinese is, in fact, open now. First person to develop a unified theory of the restaurant business wins a cookie. -Ian Froeb

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2007

    Today's Restaurant Tidbits

    If you opened today's Post-Dispatch expecting to read my counterpart Joe Bonwich's latest review, you would have learned that the restaurant he planned to review -- Best Chinese, which opened in downtown Clayton not too long ago -- has closed. My sympathies, Joe. This hasn't happened to me yet, tho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2007

    Small Plates: Wednesday, 5/30

    I'm moving to a new apartment today, so this will be short and sweet. But it involves free food, so listen closely. On Tuesday, June 5, area Chipotle locations (including the new location at the intersection of Clayton and Forsyth, which opens Thursday) will give you a free burrito, taco or salad i ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 12, 2006

    Step Out for Lunch

    And come back tomorrow

  • Calendar

    June 1, 2005

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of June 1, 2005

  • Dining

    May 18, 2005

    A Hard Act to Follow

    Finale's amazing food deserves a standing ovation -- and the digs ain't bad, either

  • Dining

    March 16, 2005

    Boulevard Irish Ale

    Carondelet Grill, 8000 Carondelet Avenue, Clayton; 314-721-7001

  • Dining

    March 16, 2005

    The Back Burner

    Restaurant August is a super-fancy bummer

  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Big or Rich?

    Unreal takes matters into our own hands (tee hee!) and re-enters the wonderful world of note-passing with the opposite sex. Plus, we settle the age-old debate: Which is better, Clayton or Ladue?

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Crêpes

    City Coffeehouse & Creperie

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Farmer's Market

    Clayton Farmer's Market

  • Calendar

    June 2, 2004

    A Matter of Taste

    It's all debatable

  • Dining

    March 3, 2004

    When Is a Tavern Not a Tavern?

    When it's the Del Pietros' inventive latest, Tavern 43

  • Dining

    October 15, 2003

    Fun With Figaro

    This new eatery proves that "casual dining" can still be inventive and chic

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Place to People-Watch

    St. Louis County Courthouse

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Wine Store

    The Wine Merchant, Ltd.

  • Calendar

    September 3, 2003

    Feat of Clayton

    St. Louis Art Fair is #1

  • Dining

    May 14, 2003

    Tapas Without Passion

    The wrong location, the wrong vibe for this lively style of dining

  • Dining

    February 26, 2003

    Sangria Jarra

    Barcelona, 34 North Central, 314-863-9909

  • News

    February 26, 2003

    Class War

    Marty Rochester wages war against the dumbing-down of public education -- even in the best of schools

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Alternative to Toasted Ravioli

    Toasted Cannelloni at the Uptown Café

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Minimalist Chandelier

    I Fratellini Caffe and Rosticceria

  • Dining

    April 3, 2002

    That's a Winner

    Culinary star David Slay teams up with baseball great Ozzie Smith to produce a terrific dining experience

  • News

    July 19, 2000

    Putting on the Ritz

    Developers of pricey high-rise condominiums are selling Clayton as a place for the rich and famous. So far, out-of-towners aren't buying.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 1999

    ART ATTACK

    Taking it to the streets at the St. Louis Art Fair

  • Dining

    July 21, 1999

    Aromatic for the People

    The sweet smell of success at the India's Rasoi in the CWE

  • Dining

    July 14, 1999

    Jambalaya

    (Comprising a random collection of ingredients from St. Louis food and wine)

  • Dining

    June 30, 1999
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    June 23, 1999
  • Dining

    March 10, 1999
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