Irma Rombauer

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    STL 250 Honors St. Louisan Irma Rombauer and Her Book the Joy of Cooking

    The Joy of Cooking is one of the most influential books of the 20th century and the best-selling cookbook in American history. You probably have it on your shelf, or at least your mom does, and every copy is a little piece of St. Louis history. For our city's 250th birthday celebration, the Missouri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Pujols Wasn't the First to Say Goodbye: Other Farewell Letters to St. Louis

    Albert Pujols's farewell letter to St. Louis that ran as a full-page ad in the Post-Dispatch last week inspired anger and tears in equal measure. But, as some readers pointed out, farewell letters to the city are nothing new, though of course few who have left the city have been able to afford full- ... More >>

  • News

    August 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    December 28, 2009

    2009 in Review: August

    ​Ian FroebThe Terrace View in Citygarden​August was an unusually busy month, with numerous restaurant openings and closings. Let's dwell on the positive above the fold: The Terrace View opened in Citygarden, Downtown's spiffy new sculpture park; Downtown scored an honest-to-God grocery store in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 14, 2009

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Tom Lampe​Really, any week that begins with the world's largest BLT sandwich is going to be a good week: That's Iron Barley Tom Coghill at left, on Sunday, as part of the popular restaurant's attempt to break the Guinness world record for BLT size. Our pictures from photographer Tom Lampe prompted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    How Joy Grew in St. Louis Here's St. Louis' cookbook star.​By now, everybody knows all about Julie & Julia, even those who have no intention of seeing the movie. (A theory on the ridiculous amount of media coverage: Nora Ephron's got the goods on every movie and food writer in N ... More >>

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    Arch Madness

    A rough guide to St. Louis

  • Dining

    November 29, 2000

    Side Dish

    Even working chefs aren't immune to the lure of those celebrity-chef cookbooks