Culinary Arts

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2014

    Women Chefs of St. Louis Talk About Whether Gender Matters in the Kitchen [Q&A]

    Following the release of its "Gods of Food" issue last November, TIME found itself in hot water. Not a single female chef made the list of tastemakers or placed on its lineage chart of culinary influencers. When pressed about it, TIME's former news editor Howard Chua-Eoan explained it to Eater this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Chef Chat: Marianne Moore on Going Out Czech and Italian Style

    Chef Marianne Moore's path into the kitchen wasn't exactly straight. While on a sabbatical from her interior-design career, Moore was recruited to attend a "just for fun" culinary class with a friend, only to walk out with a new calling. Now, with a resume that includes stints at some of the city's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    The Chefs of Iron Fork 2014: Colleen Clawson, Standard Fare

    Iron Fork 2014 is only a few weeks away, and one of the best parts (besides all that food) is the chef competition. Four local chefs at the top of their game will cook their hearts out live, onstage, with a mystery ingredient. Only one will be declared the winner. Last year, Ed Heath of Cleveland- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2012

    Jamey Trochtop of Stellina, Part 2

    This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Jamey Trochtop of Stellina. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Trochtop, is published here.Did your family cook together when you were a child? No, my mom cooked, but we didn't cook together. How old were you when you ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2011

    Casey Shiller of Jilly's Cupcake Bar

    This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Casey Shiller of Jilly's Cupcake Bar. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Shiller, will be posted on Friday. Emily Wasserman​On a sweltering afternoon during Labor Day weekend, Gut Check stopped ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2011

    We All Scream For I Scream

    Tucked into the row of antique stores and Mexican restaurants on Cherokee Street is the newly opened I Scream Cakes (2641 Cherokee Street, 314-932-5758), where owner Kerry Soraci's artistic vision has influenced everything from a kaleidoscope mural painted on the ceiling to the wacky designs of her ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: May 20-22

    Egan O'KeefeA scene from 2009's Taste of Maplewood​The weather forecast for the weekend may be full of storms and gloom, but forget about it! There's plenty of booze, food and tunes to keep everyone out of the house. Take, for instance, the Missouri Brewfest in Westport or the 30th Annual Fine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Reminder: Mark Bittman at St. Louis County Library HQ Tonight

    ​Food writer Mark Bittman will appear at St. Louis County Library Headquarters (1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard) tonight at 7 p.m. Bittman writes "The Minimalist" column for the New York Times and has published such acclaimed cookbooks as How to Cook Everything, How to Cook Everything Vegetarian an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2010

    Mark Bittman Appearing in St. Louis Thursday, October 7

    ​Food writer Mark Bittman will appear at St. Louis County Library Headquarters (1640 South Lindbergh Boulevard) on Thursday, October 7, at 7 p.m. Bittman is the author of "The Minimalist" column for the New York Times and such acclaimed cookbooks as How to Cook Everything, How to Cook Everything V ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 6.10

    For the first time in over fifty years, Maker's Mark unveils a new product. The Boston Globe reports that the small batch bourbon stalwart, which has never made anything but bourbon, isn't veering too far from what they know best. Their new product? It's bourbon, but with a different recipe and agin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Chef's Choice: Clara Moore of Local Harvest Cafe and Catering

    This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Chef Clara Moore of Local Harvest Cafe and Catering; parts two and three will be published tomorrow. Robin Wheeler​Chef Clara Moore is hard to catch. Her duties at Local Harvest Cafe and Catering keep her moving, and the kitchen ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    FoodWire: Wash. U. Boycotts Tomatoes

    ​In solidarity with underpaid tomato-pickers, Bon Appétit, Washington University's dining service, will no longer be serving tomato slices or wedges on campus. Bon Appétit recently signed an agreement with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW), a Florida tomato-pickers' union, that it would o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 11.13

    ​ Missouri's Share the Harvest gets boost from the state to provide donated deer meat to the needy. (St. Louis Business Journal)Burger King owners sue corporation for money-losing promotion. (MSNBC)New Orleans prepares to celebrate the po' boy. (The New York Times)How to act right around cel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Chef's Choice: Josh Galliano, Monarch

    Robin WheelerJosh Galliano, executive chef at Monarch​In the summer of 2005, Monarch executive chef Josh Galliano was working at New York's Restaurant Daniel when his girlfriend, Audra, paid him a visit. She wasn't happy with what she saw."She said, 'Okay, A, you look anorexic. You're working too ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2009

    Review Slideshow: Taste by Niche

    Photo: Jennifer SilverbergThe crew, starting in front, going clockwise, owner/chef Gerard Craft, chef de cuisine Adam Altnether, mixologist Ted Kilgore, cook Nick Blue, pastry chef Mathew Rice and sous chef James Peisker. See a slideshow of photos from Taste by Niche.​My review of Taste by Niche ( ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    Chef's Choice: Anthony Devoti, Five and Newstead Tower Public House

    Robin WheelerAnthony Devoti of Five and Newstead Tower Public House​"I think that every food writer should be forced to put their credentials on their write-ups every single week. I don't understand how you can write about what goes on in a kitchen if you haven't worked in a kitchen," Chef Anthon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Photos: The Grand Opening of Red Kitchen & Bar, 9.10.09

    Photo: Stew SmithA plate of ahi tuna poke at the opening of Red Kitchen & Bar in the Hyatt Regency Riverfront hotel downtown. See more photos from last night.​ The grand opening of Red Kitchen and Bar (315 Chestnut Street) in the Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront hotel was held last night. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Julia Child Haunts the Sneak

    Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Julia Child is haunting me.In full disclosure, I invited her in. I just didn't realize that beloved, deceased TV chefs followed roughly the same rules as vampires. Man, that is going to be no good for Mario Batali. That gentleman has stringent minimum garlic req ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 8.12

    ​Dr. Marion Nestle explains the current food safety legislation. (The Atlantic)High shipping costs lead to innovations in plastic wine bottles. (Chicago Tribune)Chefs confession their fast food habits. (Esquire)Grocery store meat cutters get educated in culinary methods, while a mobile slaught ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    New Michael Pollan Article in Times Magazine

    Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto) has an epic new article in this weekend's edition of the New York Times magazine in which he tackles the decline of cooking in America and the rise of food-related television programming. Well worth your time. Here's t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    Sign up for Tip of the Tongue here.Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you? Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter.In this week's edition: a reminder about Downtown Restaurant Week, news of Miso on Meramec's eighth anniversary ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 6.13-6.19

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Feast: George Mahe explores the rise in restaurant scams.St. Louis Eats & Drinks: The Pollacks visit the restaurant in the new Moonrise Hotel, Eclipse.Becky and the Beanstock: Lots of gorgeous food photos.Sugar, Spice & More Things Nice: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2009

    FoodWire: Jim Fiala Opening Citygarden Restaurant

    From the Press Releases We Apparently Weren't Sent Dep't.: George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine and Joe Bonwich of the Post-Dispatch both report that restaurateur Jim Fiala (The Crossing, Liluma and Acero) will be running the Terrace View, the indoor/outdoor restaurant opening in Citygarden, the new sc ... More >>

  • Calendar

    November 19, 2008
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2008

    Indian Food Expert Raghavan Iyer in Town Next Week

    Author and cooking instructor Raghavan Iyer takes an appetizingly broad view of curry, describing it as "any dish that consists of either meat, fish, poultry, legumes, vegetables or fruits, simmered in or covered with a sauce, gravy or other liquid that is redolent with any number of freshly ground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2008
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    December 13, 2007
  • Dining

    December 5, 2007

    Study in Scarlet

    Decadence colors the Washington Avenue loft district Red.

  • Calendar

    October 10, 2007
  • Dining

    May 9, 2007

    Sheep's Head

    60 Hampton Village Plaza

  • Calendar

    February 21, 2007
  • News

    November 22, 2006

    The Qdefense Rests

    Sandwich v. burrito: A nation decides.

  • Calendar

    September 7, 2005

    Dine Out for Relief

    Area businesses give aid

  • Calendar

    August 17, 2005

    Meal Ticket

    Downtown Restaurant Week is so yummy, you'll want to dine out six nights in a row

  • Calendar

    January 26, 2005

    Are You Experienced?

    Foodies and oenephiles, rejoice -- your good taste will benefit the St. Louis Rep

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Farmer's Market

    Clayton Farmer's Market

  • Calendar

    August 18, 2004

    Let's Go, Terriers

    Nip the Whales!

  • News

    August 11, 2004


    Week of August 11, 2004

  • Calendar

    July 14, 2004
  • Calendar

    January 7, 2004

    Iron Chef

    Stainless-steel Viking

  • Calendar

    October 22, 2003

    What No Man Has Eaten Before

    Martha Stewart meets Indiana Jones

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Chain Restaurant

    Yia Yia's Euro Café

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Local Chef

    Steve Gontram

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001
  • Dining

    February 28, 2001

    A Taste of Luxury

    How St. Louis restaurants are handling the explosion in popularity of ultra-luxe foodstuffs

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Chef Tandem

    Jim Fiala and Cary McDowell, The Crossing

  • Calendar

    September 20, 2000

    Smells Like Bean Spirit

    Fiery fun at the 25th Missouri Chili Cook-off and Salsa Competition

  • News

    February 9, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    Published the week of February 9

  • Dining

    November 3, 1999


    Something-for-everyone restaurant Colorado leaves diners cold

  • Dining

    May 12, 1999
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