• Blogs

    August 11, 2014

    Chef Chat: Lauren "Lulu" Loomis Is Bursting with Pure Joy

    Though Lauren "Lulu" Loomis wishes she had the ability to teleport herself around the world, she's already logged quite a few miles. In fact, it was while she was in New Zealand, working on an organic farm with her husband Robert Tucker, that the idea for Lulu's Local Eatery (3201 South Grand Boulev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: How Lauren "Lulu" Loomis Turned a Successful Food Truck Into Restaurant

    When Lauren "Lulu" Loomis and her husband Robert Tucker arrived on an organic farm in New Zealand, they were asked an important question -- what do you want to learn? "Everything," Loomis answered without hesitation. "We want to learn everything." Loomis and Tucker got what they asked for. Durin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2014

    Lulu's Local Eatery Puts Down Roots and Flourishes on South Grand: Review

    Since 2012 Lauren "Lulu" Loomis and her husband, Robert Tucker, have built a loyal following of herbivores and omnivores alike with their vegan food truck, Lulu's Local Eatery. This May they built on that success by opening a brick-and-mortar, fast-casual restaurant of the same name. The new Lulu's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2014

    Lulu's Local Eatery's New Restaurant Prepares Plant-Based Fare on South Grand

    Lulu's Local Eatery (3201 South Grand Boulevard) first rolled out its sustainable eats in 2012 with a woodprint-embellished food truck complete with a rooftop garden. On May 19 the from-scratch fast-casual concept officially expanded with a brick-and-mortar storefront in south city. There, visitors ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2014

    Lulu's Local Eatery Food Truck Plans Storefront

    Following in the footsteps of successful food trucks like Seoul Taco, Hot Aztec and the Sweet Divine, Lulu's Local Eatery is about to stay put. The sustainability-focused food truck will post up at 3201 South Grand in early May. See also: Sump Coffee Hosts Pop-Up Brunch with Lulu's Local Eatery "W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Gut Check's Guide to Eats and Drinks at St. Louis PrideFest 2012

    St. Louis PrideFest is the largest event of its kind in the Midwest. It draws more than 80,000 revelers each year and in 2011 was named "Best Festival" by the RFT. This year's festival is slated to kick-off on Saturday, June 23, at noon in Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia Avenue; 314-771-2679). The p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2012

    Wee Trio Plays Bowie at the Bistro

    The music of David Bowie might seem an unlikely subject for a tribute by an all-instrumental jazz group, but on its new CD Ashes To Ashes -- A David Bowie Intraspective, the Wee Trio digs into the Thin White Duke's catalog with intriguing results. Featuring interpretations of six songs ranging from ... More >>

  • Music

    May 3, 2000

    New Standards

    St. Louis jazzman Syd Rodway is young and white -- and very good

  • News

    March 17, 1999