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Dave Bailey

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Dave Bailey Responds to Small Batch Criticism: "I'm Taking Full Responsibility"

    Prolific restaurateur Dave Bailey announced this week that even before his second Rooster location is open, he's working on a new barbecue place. We were a bit surprised at the news -- not only has his vegetarian and whiskey restaurant Small Batch (3001 Locust Street; 314-380-2040) been open for jus ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 10, 2014
  • Blogs

    April 9, 2014

    Dave Bailey Announces New Barbecue Restaurant in Downtown for Winter 2014

    His restaurant Small Batch (3001 Locust Street; 314-380-2040) is just a baby in culinary years, but this week restaurateur Dave Bailey announced he is already on to the next one. The as-of-yet nameless place will serve barbecue at 1011 Olive Street in the historic building that was previously Busson ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2014

    First Look: Small Batch Whiskey & Fare's Vegetarian Cuisine in Midtown

    Before a hot dish filled with fresh pasta hits the table, before a complimentary serving of colorful amuse-bouche and before even having a chance to peruse the menu, guests can feast their eyes on one special thing at Small Batch Whiskey & Fare (3001 Locust Street; 314-494-2174): the room. If it's o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 14, 2014

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: February 14 to 16

    Yay, Valentine's Day! Or, boo, Valentine's Day! If you're celebrating with your significant other, enjoy a candlelit dinner or howl with the wolves. Looking ahead to Mardi Gras? Watch some of the best chefs in St. Louis cook up some Cajun food, or help celebrate the city's 250th birthday. Check out ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: December 27 to 29

    We're still getting over our holiday hangover; it seems the rest of the city is, too. But should you be so inclined, there are many things to do this weekend. Learn to make food and martinis for you New Year's Eve bash or check out Dave Bailey's newest restaurant opening. Check out our food-related ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2013

    Baileys' Chocolate Bar Named in Top 20 Dessert Spots in America

    Last month Fodor's Travel named Baileys' Chocolate Bar (1915 Park Avenue; 314-241-8100), the dessert place owned by restaurateur Dave Bailey, one of the twenty best dessert spots in America. We called up Bailey to hear his thoughts on the honor and get the latest on Small Batch, his upcoming vegetar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Dave Bailey Announces New Vegetarian Restaurant, Small Batch

    Prolific St. Louis restaurateur Dave Bailey (Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster, Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar and Baileys' Range) announced via email last night that he will open yet another restaurant, Small Batch, in the former Ford Motor Building at 3001 Locust Street in Midtown. The new restaurant w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2013

    8 Great St. Louis Brunch Spots For Mother's Day This Weekend

    Of all the greeting-card company holidays manufactured over the years, Mother's Day remains one we're perennially endeared toward...cause let's face it, moms deserves their own holiday. Make Mom's day with a meal at any of these eight St. Louis restaurants, which offer outstanding brunch selections ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Hungry Nerd's Restaurant Guide to Wizard World Comic Con St. Louis

    Visiting Wizard World's St. Louis Comic Con at America's Center this weekend? Here are some choice places to which to adjourn for victuals and libations -- all within easy walking distance of the con! See also: - Non-Nerd's Guide to Wizard World Comic Con

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Tidbits: The "You Like Us! You Really Like Us!" Edition

    Are you blushing? Gut Check is blushing. The national media has so many nice things to say about St. Louis! Let's begin at the New York Post, which on Monday filed a survey of our contemporary dining scene titled "Beyond the BBQ in St. Louis". Which headline and accompanying article ("Long the bast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2012

    The Ten Best New Restaurants in St. Louis 2012

    Selecting the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we're chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2012

    #45: Mojito from Baileys' Range

    Baileys' Range (920 Olive Street; 314-241-8121) in downtown St. Louis sees local restaurant impresario Dave Bailey tread into burger and soda shop territory, offering an impressive selection of burgers (including grass-fed beef, lamb, pork, bison, chicken, goat and vegetarian- and vegan-friendly opt ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    First Look: The Fifth Wheel

    On Friday, June 15, 4 Hands Brewing Company (1220 South 8th Street; 314-436-1559) introduced the Fifth Wheel, a restaurant located inside the local craft brewery. 4 Hands' president Kevin Lemp calls the Fifth Wheel's fare sophisticated bar food. The tasting room at 4 Hands was equipped with a small ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2012

    The Eight Bars With the Best Beer Selections in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this RFT Music series, we're beeboping and scattin' our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. This week: The bars with the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    The Ten Best Dessert Spots in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    The Five Best Brunch Restaurants in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    February 9, 2012

    Baileys' Range Introducing Community Table Night

    As I noted in this week's review, change is afoot at Baileys' Range (920 Olive Street; 314-241-8121): The restaurant has already introduced a new executive chef and sous chef, and beginning next week, it will be open every day instead of Wednesday through Sunday. But these aren't the only developme ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2012

    Review Slideshow: Baileys' Range

    Jennifer Silverberg​Baileys' Range (920 Olive Street; 314-241-8121) serves grass-fed burgers, top-notch fries and shakes for both youthful and grown-up tastes in a downtown space that could have come from no one else but Dave Bailey. My review of Baileys' Range is now available online, as is J ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 7, 2012

    Review Preview: Baileys' Range

    Mabel SuenThe "Carolina" burger, topped with pulled pork, at Baileys' Range​This week, I visit Baileys' Range (920 Olive Street; 314-241-8121), Dave Baileys' downtown burger joint. Follow me after the jump for a sneak peek at my review.

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    In the Kitchen with Mike Warhover of Baileys' Range

    This is part one of Mabel Suen's Chef's Choice profile of Mike Warhover of Baileys' Range. Part two, a Q&A, will be published tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Warhover, will be available on Thursday. ​Mike Warhover has firmly grounded St. Louis roots, and his humble experience as a lin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    October 2011 Openings & Closings

    Mabel Suen​October was a crazy month in St. Louis. While the activity in the restaurant scene paled in comparison to what happened at Busch Stadium, this was still one of the busiest stretches of restaurant openings that I've experienced over the past few years.Notable openings included Baileys' R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Bailey's Range Now Open for Lunch

    Mabel Suen​Last week, Dave Bailey's newest venture, Bailey's Range, debuted with its soft opening in downtown St. Louis. On Wednesday, Oct. 26, the restaurant began offering lunchtime hours as well. Gut Check caught up with Bailey for a glimpse into the brand new burger-and-shake eatery's offe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2010

    Robin Murphy's Spicy Pistachios

    ​This is the final installment of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Robin Murphy of Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster and the Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar. Part one is available here; part two, a Q&A, is posted here. Robin Wheeler​Robin Murphy had already proven herself at Baileys' Choc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Robin Murphy of Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster and Bridge

    This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Robin Murphy of Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster and Bridge. Part two, a Q&A with Murphy, follows later today and part three, a recipe, on Friday. Robin Wheeler​David Bailey's name is well-known on the St. Louis restaurant scene. He' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2010

    Robin Murphy of Bailey's Chocolate Bar, Rooster, and Bridge, Part 2

    This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Robin Murphy of Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster and Bridge. Part one is available here; part three, a recipe, we'll publish on Friday. Robin Wheeler​Did your family cook when you were a child? If so, what meals stand out? My mom was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2010

    Brian Nieves' Wife Subpoenaed to Testify in Husband's Adult Abuse Case

    Nieves: In for an awkward hearing this week.​Daily RFT exclusive...The attorney representing political campaign worker Shawn Bell in an adult abuse case against state Rep. Brian Nieves (R - Washington) has subpoenaed Nieve's wife, Julie, to testify at a court hearing Thursday. Bell, of Jefferson C ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2010
  • Dining

    May 5, 2010
  • Blogs

    May 5, 2010

    Review Slideshow: The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

    Jennifer SilverbergDave Bailey inside his newest venture, The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar​Dave Bailey, owner of Baileys' Chocolate Bar and Rooster, has another hit on his hands. My review of the Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar is now available online. And be sure to view Jennifer Silverberg's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2010

    Review Preview: The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

    Ian Froeb​This week I visit the Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar (1004 Locust Street; 314-241-8141), the new venture from restaurateur Dave Bailey of Baileys' Chocolate Bar and Rooster. Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call: February 2010 Openings and Closings

    Ian FroebDave Bailey opened The Bridge in February.​I'll begin our review of February openings and closings with the first closing of March: George Mahe reports on Feast that Seasons St. Louis has closed.The restaurant opened in Creve Coeur in the spring of 2009. I reviewed it last September, find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    An Early Look at The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar, Dave Bailey's New Venture

    Dave Bailey opened The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar last Wednesday at 1004 Locust Street. This is Bailey's third venture, following Baileys' Chocolate Bar and Rooster.Of course, it's much too early for a review -- but not too early to stop in for a beer and a look around.Ian Froeb​The Bridge ca ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    Last Night: Left Bank Books Heads Downtown -- It Just Needs a Few More Books

    Left Bank Books, the venerable Central West End bookstore that recently turned 39 "for the first time," in the words of events coordinator Danielle Borsch, held a grand opening celebration at its new downtown location, 321 North Tenth Street, last night.Ben Brantley, the eleven-year-old son of co-ow ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 14, 2007

    The Quintessential Crêpe

    Pancakes rule — but the crêpe is king.

  • Dining

    November 10, 2004

    The Chocolate Bar Signature Martini

    Bailey's Chocolate Bar, 1915 Park Avenue, 314-421-8100

  • Dining

    July 30, 2003

    2001 Domaine Joseph Rieflé Pinot Gris / 2002 Gundlach Bundschu Gewürztraminer

    Sasha's Wine Bar and Market, 706-C Demun Avenue, 314-863-7274

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