The James Beard Foundation this morning announced the semifinalists for its annual awards (link PDF). Gerard Craft of Niche, Kevin Nashan of Sidney Street Café and Kevin Willmann of Farmhaus are among the semifinalists in the category "Best Chef: Midwest."In addition, Glenn Bardgett, the wi ... More >>
Sidney Street Café (2000 Sidney Street, 314-771-5777) will host "Operation Charcuterie!", a six-course dinner to benefit Operation Food Search, on Tuesday, September 28. This dinner is the culmination of an event organized by Kevin Nashan, owner and executive chef of Sidney Street Café, to incr ... More >>
What do you do when your bar's no longer permitted to serve alcohol? For two partners behind Manifesto in Kansas City, the answer was easy: You go mobile. Manifesto opened in April of last year to praise and positive press. But in March the restaurant that leased the bar its speakeasy-style space ... More >>
A small shoutout for local favorite Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in the May issue of Bon Appétit magazine. As part of its travel issue, the magazine offers a list of what to buy, what to eat and what to drink in each of the 50 states. A Ted Drewes chocolate concrete is Missouri's "what to drink" selec ... More >>
How long will the current salmonella outbreak last? How about another two years? (Atlanta Journal-Constitution)China considers a tough new food-safety law. (AP)The New York Times visits the acclaimed Smithville, Missouri, restaurant Justus Drugstore.