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Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly made eggplant muffaletta, which ends her stint participating in chef Emeril Lagasse's "#SeriousSandwich Cookalong."
The Sweets Life: Natalie shared sauteed cabbage with red onions and bacon.
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Truffles (9202 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-567-9100) announced this morning that executive chef John Griffiths, whose modern Italian fare revitalized the staid Ladue restaurant, is departing next month. Replacing him will be Brandon Benack, who comes to St. Louis from Orlando, where he was most recentl ... More >>
courtesy of the ChalkBoyzFor the ChalkBoyz fourth mixtape, which gets an official release tomorrow night at Off Broadway, 22-year-old Drake Maret (a.k.a. Dominant Force, the J. Crew Kid) and 23-year-old Dylan Cunningham (a.k.a. Dyl Staxx, Staxx Fifth Avenue) created summer songs that are as e ... More >>
Celebrity branding is nothing new in the food biz. Ever since Ettore Boiardi Americanized his name and slapped his image on a can of spaghetti, chefs have looked for ways to leverage their way into home kitchens. Hey, everybody needs to make a living, right?
But with his "Emeril's Red Marble Steaks ... More >>
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 >>
Delmar Loop institution Brandt's Café (6525 Delmar Boulevard; Web site) has a new executive chef, Ben Welch. Welch, a graduate of Johnson & Wales culinary school in Charleston, South Carolina, has worked at Emeril Lagasse's NOLA restaurant and, locally, at the late Blue Water Grill. Brandt's ne ... More >>