St. Louis Magazine broke the news on its new food blog last week, and co-owner Jeff Orbin confirmed to me on Friday: Monarch has hired Josh Galliano, formerly the chef de cuisine at An American Place, to be the new executive chef. Galliano takes over the Monarch stoves on September 22. Meanwhile, S ... More >>
Gut Check recommends three ways you won't go hungry this weekend. Looks like the weather will be beautiful this weekend. 1. Justin Keimon of Franco -- the RFT's choice for Best New Restaurant 2007 -- will be the Chef at the Market at the Soulard Farmers' Market (730 Carroll Street) this Saturday a ... More >>
Soulard Farmers' Market gets classy
Ian takes one for the team and counts down the ten best restaurant dishes of 2007.
This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #1. Sweetbreads at Franco I loved the sautéed sweetbreads I had on my first visit to Franco (the RFT's and our readers' pick for Best New Restaurant 2007) so much that I tried to order them ... More >>
Ian makes out (like a bandit) at Franco.
The new R.L. Steamers has quite a tale to tell
Our intrepid reviewer calls for the last check and leaves some generous tips
Taking some time to let 1999's dinners digest