Global Foods

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2014

    Joe Edwards Readies 24-Hour Peacock Diner

    The first phase of the new Washington University housing and diner project on Delmar Boulevard is set to open August 11, but the 24-hour Peacock Diner will take a little bit longer. The latest Joe Edwards project is in the last building to be completed, so it will probably open in late September. We ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2014

    Mission Taco Planning Tequila and Mezcal Tastings, Mini Bar

    The celebrated Mission Taco Joint (6235 Delmar Boulevard; 314-932-5430) is working on opening a second location in Soulard, but it's still going to be an exciting spring. Right now, as you walk down Delmar, you can see staff crafting the house-made tortillas through the window. Rumor had it that the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2013

    Meet the Chefs at the Magic Chef Mansion September 12 to Benefit the Landmarks Association

    The Landmarks Association of St. Louis is honoring Joe Edwards, savior of the Loop, with the H. Meade Summers Jr. Award for lifetime achievement in historic preservation. The annual event involves meeting the chefs of several local restaurants along with a cooking demonstration, food, drinks and tou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2013

    Corner 17 Bubble Tea Now Open in the Loop

    We've been eyeing the papered-up storefront for weeks, and finally, Corner 17 (6623 Delmar Boulevard, University City), a bubble tea and Chinese restaurant opened August 1. It serves fresh bubble tea and authentic Chinese food. See also: - Mission Taco Joint Now Open in the Delmar Loop - Peacock Di ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    La Cosecha Roasters Pairs with Great Harvest For First Location

    La Cosecha is a fair trade coffee roaster you may have seen around St. Louis -- they provide java for Deer Creek Coffee (9820 Clayton Road, 314-262-8494), Sarah's Cake Shop (10 Clarkson Wilson Centre, Chesterfield, 636-728-1140) and Global Foods Market (421 North Kirkwood Road, 314-835-1112). But th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Peacock Diner, Global Foods Market Coming to Delmar Loop

    If there's one thing the Loop is missing, it's an all-night diner. Businessman Joe Edwards plans to open the Peacock Loop Diner next year as part of Washington University's new $80 million student apartment project, The Lofts of Washington University. See also: -Sky's the Limit: When Joe Edwards op ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    Artist Peat Wollaeger Eyes The Loop, Brightens Wash. U. Delmar Construction Site (PHOTOS)

    Our sister blog Gut Check has the scoop today on some major food news for the Delmar Loop: Joe Edwards plans to open the Peacock Loop Diner next year as part of Washington University's new $80 million student apartment project. And next to the diner -- on Delmar just west of Skinker Boulevard -- the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2013

    Global Foods Market to Delmar Loop? Grocer, Wash. U. Comment on Unconfirmed Report

    Rumors of this or that grocery store opening a Delmar Loop location have run rampant for years. The chatter has only intensified since Washington University announced its plans to build a massive retail-residential development in the Loop. Construction on the Wash. U. project is now under way, and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Spice World: Dill, Dull, Lull, Zzzz

    Welcome to Spice World, in which Gut Check zeroes in on overlooked spices from around the globe, introducing those you may not own -- and probably should. Kristie McClanahanWhole dill seed. Perfect for pickling if you're not in a hurry.​History: Though today the word "dill" is right at home n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Thor in 3D and Packaged Scandinavian Food at Home

    St. Louis needs a Scandinavian restaurant. If we had one, Gut Check wouldn't have embarked on a culinary saga worth of Snorri Sturluson. Deborah Hyland​Scandinavian food isn't all fermented shark and the occasional puffin. Think chilled salmon with a mustard and dill sauce, baby potatoes and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Thrill or Swill? Georgian on My Mind!

    Less well-known than the other ancient cradles of wine-drinking, Georgia is home to the earliest archaeological evidence of intentional cultivation of grapes to produce wine. Whether the region truly is "the" birthplace of viticulture, the inhabitants of this small mountainous nation (about the size ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2009

    The Novice Foodie: A Visit to Jay's International

    After the sushi class I attended a few weeks ago, I knew I wanted to have the ingredients on hand to roll my own sushi. I decided to pay a visit to Jay's International Food Company on South Grand to check out what it had to offer. Since rice is stacked in giant bags in the window, I figured I'd find ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Throwback of the House: Jolly-O Cheap Eats from Merry Olde England

    Todd Ehlers, Wikimedia CommonsA few months ago, I introduced you to one of my favorite people in the world, my British pal Sally. This week, I got a care package from the U.K.: two cookbooks from Sally's mom's collection, copyright 1962. They're weathered with use, which I love, and full of notes fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2008

    Happy Canada Day!

    Today is Canada Day, which is when Canadians celebrate the Fourth of July. (Sorry about that. I'm pretty sure Dave Barry made the same joke, like, fifteen years ago. It wasn't funny then, either.) At any rate, to honor our neighbors to the north, I decided to feast on some Canadian cuisine. As soo ... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Grocery Store

    Global Foods Market

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Bread

    Black Bear Bakery

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Weird Vegetable To Cook At Home

    Long beans at Global Foods

  • News

    March 7, 2001

    The Anarchists' Cookbook

    They make bread, not bombs, at the Black Bear Bakery

  • Dining

    February 23, 2000

    Around the World

    A minitour of area ethnic eateries and groceries

  • Dining

    December 1, 1999


    Putting a new spin on an old space at a South St. Louis bakery