Lidia Bastianich

  • Blogs

    April 6, 2012

    Provel-Topped Pizza Tickles Big City Food Blogger's Fancy

    Gut Check has made our feelings about Provel, a.k.a. St. Louis pizza cheese, plenty clear over the years, but our scorn hasn't scarred our souls so deeply that we'd refuse to share news of this magnitude: The founding editor of a food blog with a much higher profile than our little fly-by-night ope ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 20, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. It took a month, but The Year of the St. Louis C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Augusta Winery on Today, Day Before Yesterday

    image viaA view of a vineyard at Augusta Winery in Augusta, Missouri​A local winery made good earlier this week when it was one of seven selected by Joe Bastianich, son of Italian-American superchef Lidia Bastianich and restaurant partner of Mario Batali, to appear in a Today show segment. Jo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Meet Chef, Cookbook Author and TV Host Lidia Bastianich at Williams-Sonoma on Thursday, 3.11 [Updated with New Time]

    ‚ÄčUpdate: (Thursday, 3.11, 10:15 a.m.) My Post-Dispatch counterpart, Joe Bonwich, was kind enough to pass along word that today's signing at Williams-Sonoma will now run from 4-5:30 p.m.Update: (Thursday, 3.11, 11:45 a.m.) Also, she will be at the Des Peres Schnucks (12332 Manchester Road) from 2-3 ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 17, 2002

    Classic Collection

    The dècor is nothing to write home about, but Luciano's sure-handed take on Italian favorites ensures that you won't care