Siam (4121 Manchester Avenue; 314-533-7426) Hours: 4 p.m.-3 a.m. Wed.-Sat., 1 p.m.-3 a.m. Sun. (Closed Mon. and Tues.) It was an early Friday night at Siam, and the place was filled with its usual suspects: young professionals bidding farewell to the week over martinis, a gaggle of beautiful people ... More >>
On June 14, Siam STL (4121 Manchester Avenue; 314-533-7426) held its grand opening, filling a void left by the closure of Novak's Bar & Grill -- arguably one of the Grove's best gay bars and nightlife destinations. The new concept for the neighborhood's longstanding hotspot is one-part lounge and da ... More >>
The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>
This week, I visit a Dairy Queen turned Korean/Mexican/American fusion fast-food joint: Kim Cheese (13435 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield; 314-485-1408). For good measure, I stop by another new entry in the fast-casual market relatively close by Kim Cheese, the first St. Louis location of Potbelly San ... More >>
This week, I visit two new restaurants along the Olive Boulevard corridor in west county: Kim Cheese (13435 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield; 314-485-1408) and the first area location of Potbelly Sandwich Shop (11615 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-991-6800).
- Old Town Donuts (510 New Florissant Road, Florissant; 314-831-0907) has opened a second location at 3941 MidRivers Mall Drive in Cottleville. The new location is open from 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Page through for news about the Sweet Divine food truck and (possibly) more Korean tacos.
Yesterday, we brought you an example of how not to ask for a restaurant recommendation online. Today, via Eater NY, a counterexample from Chowhound:The replies are generally helpful!
I try my best to stay on top of restaurant openings and closings, but more often than I'd like, a specific event slips past me. Case in point: Chesterfield Korean restaurant KoBa has closed. According to George Mahe's recent openings and closings post on Feast, the location at 138 Chesterfield Town ... More >>
One more update on Asian Kitchen, the restaurant that has replaced RFT favorite In Soo at 8423 Olive Boulevard. When I drove past two weeks ago, a worker was repainting the restaurant's awning with its new name. Driving by today, I saw that "Korean Cuisine" had been painted on the awning. Of course, ... More >>
Last month I noted a sign for Joo Joo, a new Korean restaurant and karaoke bar, at 12937 Olive Boulevard in Creve Coeur. At Off the Menu, Joe Bonwich reports that Joo Joo is now open.
In yesterday's post about the new restaurant Sage, I mentioned Jason Clevenger's excellent food blog, Fried Brain Sandwich. You should definitely give it a read, especially his post from last Friday -- and not only because he gives a shout-out to yours truly. Jason describes both his own experience ... More >>
KoBa offers a Korean idyll in the heart of west county.
Friday, March 31, 9 p.m. Lemmons (5800 Gravois Avenue)
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