- Chris Lee is leaving his position as executive chef of the In Good Company restaurant group owned by Ami Grimes and Gurpreet Padda, as reported yesterday by Sauce's Ligaya Figueras. In Good Company own and operate St. Louis restaurants Hendricks BBQ (1200 South Main Street, St Charles; 636-724-860 ... More >>
See also: First Look: Diablito's Cantina
See also: Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's
Getting a taste of Hendrick's BBQ (1200 South Main Street, St. Charles; 636-724-8600) can feel like digging a fork into a not-so-humble sized slice of the South or somewhere else far fro ... More >>
Gut Check was a little slow to sort through our email this morning -- blame the Mastermind Vodka: farm-to-table-to-hungover -- so we apologize for posting this late, but Diablitos Cantina (3761 Laclede Avenue; 314-644-4430) is having a grand opening celebration RIGHT NOW.
OK, so you missed the ribb ... More >>
The patio at Chuy Arzola- WIth Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes having opened Diablito's Cantina nearby, changes were sure to follow at their other Mexican restaurant, Chuy Arzola (3701 Lindell Boulevard; 314-644-4430). Chuy Arzola is now essentially a bar, with a limited menu of such drink-frie ... More >>
Kaylen WissengerThe "Cucuy's Coffee" at Diablito's"I HATE tequila," says Ami Grimes, co-owner of the brand-new Diablito's Cantina (3761 Laclede Avenue; 314-644-4430). "But when Angie [Cornish, head bartender] started creating the infused tequilas, I was all for it."
Which is a good thing, as ... More >>
This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's. Part two will be published tomorrow. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will appear on Friday.
Robin WheelerBefore Christopher Lee took the reins as executive chef ... More >>
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Dara Strickland is a leading expert on sneaking food and drink into the movies. She reports on her exploits for Gut Check (from an undisclosed location) every Monday.Show: Duplicity, a somewhat romantic and consistently, genuinely funny caper flick.Food: Lobster ... More >>