Lisa Fernandez-Cruz

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2014

    Winslow's Home's Drool-Worthy Cake of the Month: Chocolate Cake, Espresso Meringue

    Welcome to Sugar High, a series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We'll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. Winslow's Home's (72 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Report: Chef Fernandez-Cruz Leaves the Restaurant at the Cheshire

    The Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300) opened only two and a half months ago. Now, apparently, it's already in need of a new executive chef. Updated with a statement from the restaurant after the jump. See Also: - "First Look: The Restaurant at the Cheshire" - "First Look ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2012

    The Cheshire's Lower-Level Gastropub Basso Opens Monday, December 17

    Basso (6300 Clayton Road; 314-932-7818), the gastropub located in the lower-level of the Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300), opens its doors Monday, December 17. Basso's opening comes a little more than a month after the Restaurant at the Cheshire's opening on November 5. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    First Look: The Restaurant at the Cheshire

    The Cheshire has been serving food on Clayton Road for more than 80 years. It first opened shop in the late 1920s as Medart's Olde Cheshire, a luncheonette that served burgers out of a log cabin. In 1960, Steven J. Apted bought the restaurant and converted it into the Cheshire Inn, a British-themed ... More >>