Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet.
Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list.
No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>
At Fiesta! Modern Mexican Cuisine (185 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield; 636-536-0002), the "modern" is as much about the flatware -- yes, the flatware -- as it is the food. My review of Fiesta! Modern Mexican Cuisine is now available online.
This week I visit Fiesta! Modern Mexican Cuisine (185 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield; 636-536-0002). It's not your typical Mexican restaurant -- though maybe not for the reasons its name might lead you to believe.
Fiesta! Modern Mexican (185 Hilltown Village Center, Chesterfield; 636-536-0002) opened at the beginning of May. Gut Check stopped by the restaurant recently to chat with Roger Aguirre, one of Fiesta's three owners.
"I've always wanted to do something different than other Mexican restaurants, some ... More >>
The month that passed was an exceptionally busy one for openings: new Mexican restaurants for Chesterfield and Webster Groves; a new bakery for south city; the long-gestating (and televised) spinoff of Sweetie Pie's (9841 West Florissant Avenue, Ferguson; 314-521-9915) and Sweetie Pie's at the Mangr ... More >>
Gut Check learned last November that partners John Signorino, Gerry Moreno and Rogelio Aguirre planned to open Fiesta! Modern Mexican at 185 Hilltown Village Center, near the intersection of Olive Boulevard and I-64 in Chesterfield. Dinner service begins this evening, May 3. The restaurant's regular ... More >>
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 >>