When Don Bailey spoke with Gut Check about the opening of Evangeline's Bistro and Music House (512 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-3644), he was adamant that he does not consider himself a chef. Be that as it may, the Millstadt, Illinois, restaurateur knows how to cook up some serious Cajun food, honin ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergInside Hanley's Grille & Tap earlier this yearGeorge Mahe just broke the news on Feast (the one that already exists, not the still-in-development magazine): Hanley's Grille & Tap at West County Center in Des Peres has closed. This follows the departure a few months ago ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Iron Stef: Stephanie transformed leftover steak into Nam Tok beef. Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly picked up her first CSA share of the season and attended a Slow Food Early-Spring Dinner and Beer Tasting. More after the jump...
Jennifer SilverbergHanley's Grille & Tap owner Jeff ConstanceMy review of Hanley's Grille & Tap is now available online. Hanley's is located in West County Center in Des Peres, on the first level by JC Penney's. You can view the menu and more at the restaurant's website.In this week's Bac ... More >>
A fairly busy month for openings. Closings, thankfully, were few. As usual, if I missed anything, please let me know in the comments.OpeningsBalaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar (1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield): A resurrection of the famous name by business partners Steve McIntyre and Brian Under ... More >>
Waldo Jaquith, Wikimedia CommonsNews broke this week that Balaban's would return -- in Chesterfield, as a tapas bar and wine shop -- but the comeback that excited us most around here was that of Drink of the Week, now written by Alicia Lohmar. If you haven't yet, do check it out.Oh -- and if you ... More >>
Finale's amazing food deserves a standing ovation -- and the digs ain't bad, either