Katie Lee

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2014

    The 10 Best Restaurants for Fresh Pasta in St. Louis

    Pasta is one of the world's most cherished foods. St. Louisans certainly love their pasta and there is almost one Italian restaurant on every block in some neighborhoods. You may not be surprised to learn that there are several restaurants that offer fresh pasta made daily, going that extra mile to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 3, 2014

    10 St. Louis Restaurants Growing Their Own Food

    Cooking with produce, meat and dairy from local farms and growers is a growing trend across the country, but there are several restaurants in St. Louis that are taking this a step further. Gut Check spoke with ten local restaurants that are actually growing their own produce, cooking seasonally, sav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta Makes a Video Homage to...Itself?

    Trailers for movies are expected, but now there are trailers for books, too, and video games. What about restaurants? We can probably all agree that restaurants do not need trailers or short films (not commercials) to promote themselves. Katie Lee and Ted Collier of Katie's Pizza & Pasta (9568 Manch ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 23, 2014
  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: Crafty Cocktails at Katie's Pizza & Pasta

    Considering all of the hype that surrounds Katie's Pizza & Pasta (9568 Manchester Road, Rock Hill; 314-942-6555), I expected to be blown away, but I left a little underwhelmed by the food (read my review here). The cocktails, however, were a different story. These days, a creative cocktail program i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2014

    Review Preview: Katie's Pizza & Pasta

    This week I visit Katie's Pizza & Pasta (9568 Manchester Road, Rock Hill; 314-942-6555), the new osteria by Katie Lee, formerly of Katie's Pizzeria Cafe. Lee gained quite a following for her handcrafted pies at the original location -- so much, in fact, that she financed the new concept through a Ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2013

    St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: November 2013

    This month was fairly under-the-radar as far as openings and closings go. There are many openings set for December, but a few took the leap in November. Katie Lee finally opened her artisan pizzeria, separate from her father, and the guys behind The Tavern brought some Italian goodness to the Centra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2013

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta Now Open in Rock Hill

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta Osteria will open at 11 a.m. today at 9568 Manchester Road in Rock Hill. Owner Katie Lee left Katie's Pizzeria Cafe in Clayton in 2010, though her father still owns it. Lee began plans for her new restaurant in January of this year with a Kickstarter campaign which raised $40,0 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta Finds a Home in Rock Hill

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta started with a concept: artisan pasta and pizza. Thanks to a Kickstarter campaign, it raised over $40,000 for its development -- and attracted a few traditional investors to boot. Now, the new project from Katie Lee of Katie's Pizzeria Café (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Excuse Me, Waiter, There's A Mouse In My Salad

    Though stuffed dormouse was once a Roman delicacy and some rural Koreans still enjoy a glass or two of baby mice wine as a health tonic, here in 'Merica, we're not so fond of eating rodents. Which is probably why a patron at Katie's Pizzeria Café (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727-8585) was non ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 15, 2013

    Katie's Pizza & Pasta Reaches Kickstarter Goal

    Katie Lee of Katie's Pizzeria Café (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727-8585) told us in January about her plans for a new venture, Katie's Pizza & Pasta. The new restaurant, she said, will be "an artisan Italian restaurant with an open kitchen, a wood-burning oven [and] some cool new techniques wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2013

    Katie Lee of Katie's Pizzeria Café Plans New Venture, Turns to Kickstarter [Updated]

    Katie Lee, the eponymous owner of Katie's Pizzeria Café (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727-8585), is planning a new venture, Katie's Pizza and Pasta, and you can help her get it off the ground through the crowd-sourcing website Kickstarter. "It's a little scary," Lee says of the Kickstarter effo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2011

    Slideshow: The Process Behind the Pizza at Katie's

    Savannah DoddKatie Lee of Katie's displays a fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza.​Last week our photography intern, Savannah Dodd, stopped by Katie's Pizzeria Cafe (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727-8585) and captured owner and namesake Katie Lee creating one of her famous pizzas. View a full slid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2011

    Holiday Cocktail Countdown #15: Katie's Pizzeria's Blood Orange Martini

    Like any red-blooded American, Gut Check uses liquid medication to cope with holiday stress. Not only does a good winter cocktail make it possible to tolerate family members, say, inquiring about your procreation plans, it helps keep you warm, too. From now until Christmas, we're calling upon local ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    The Gap Ruins Four Food Trends in One Leap

    On Friday we thought Applebee's killed the food truck trend dead. But it was only the beginning. Gap puts tacos in jeans. ​ Meet Pico de Gap, a taco truck operated by The Gap in Los Angeles. Because having a trillion brick and mortar stores isn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2011

    New Release Highlights for January 18: Braids, Lady Lazarus, Shilpa Ray, Tennis, Young Prisms and other noise.

    (New albums are typically released on Tuesdays, i.e., today. What can you spend your hard-earned pennies on this week? Find out below.) Gregg Allman returns with Low Country Blues.​*Gregg Allman, Low Country Blues NPR said of Allman's new record, "[It] gets Allman back to the roots he and bro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Katie's Pizzeria Cafe Now Katie's Pizzeria Cafe

    Katie Lee announced via Facebook on Friday afternoon that she will be leaving Katie's Pizzeria Café, the upscale pizza and hot-waitress repository that bears her name, to open a new restaurant. Katie's will remain open -- good news for those addicted to the crisp egg-and-speck pizza and downy ricot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.13

    Brewers at Denmark's Carlsberg Brewery walked off the job last week when it was announced they'd no longer get to drink three free beers per work shift. The Calgary Herald takes a Canadian look at why this effort by management to promote employee health went wrong. Need another food website? Huffi ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 23, 2008