Gabe Kveton

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    December 11, 2013

    Water Street Cafe's "Harps of Gold" is Christmas in a Glass

    The darker side of the holidays often means forced family gatherings, tedious hours spent in overcrowded shopping malls and hand-knitted sweaters. What better way to cope than a delicious cocktail? We asked Gabe Kveton, owner and drink-creator at Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar (7268 Manchester R ... More >>

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    October 8, 2013

    Five Fall Cocktails to Warm the Soul

    Baby, it's cold outside. It may only be early October, but current forecasts show temperatures aren't likely to break 80 degrees again in 2013. Leaves are falling, pumpkins sit on porches waiting for their inevitable smashing -- it's clear fall is here to stay. So what better way to settle in than a ... More >>

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    October 2, 2013

    Water Street Café's "Vieux Carré" Cocktail is a Punch of Whiskey and a Whisper of New Orleans

    Happy Hump Day! Here's the cocktail that will get you through to Friday. On the corner of Manchester and Southwest avenuea in Maplewood sits the quiet, remarkably humble Water Street Café and Cocktail Bar, a true representation of the proverbial "hidden gem." The exterior and front patio are ver ... More >>

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    June 28, 2011

    Review Preview: Water Street Café

    Jennifer SilverbergGabe Kveton, behind the bar of Water Street Café.​This week, I visit Water Street Café (7268 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-646-8355), a new restaurant from the brother-and-sister duo of Gabe and Maria Kveton. This is the Kvetons' first restaurant. Explains Gabe: "I wanted to ... More >>

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    May 20, 2011

    Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar's Gabe Kveton: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Katie Moulton profiles Water Street Cafe & Cocktail Bar's co-owner Gabe Kveton. Below is a Q&A with Kveton, followed by the recipe for the Rye Half-Flip. Katie Moulton​This is Gab ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar to Open in Maplewood Next Week

    The interior of Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar on Tuesday morning.​Gabe and Maria Kveton are still slapping paint up on the walls of the Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar at 7268 Manchester Road in Maplewood, but the brother-and-sister team vow that the restaurant will open next Tuesday, ... More >>