Mark Lucas

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2014

    Fozzie's Named One of the Best Sandwich Shops in America

    We've known that Fozzie's Sandwich Emprorium (1170 South Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-932-5414) was outstanding for years, but others are taking notice. Food & Wine has named it one of the twenty best sandwich shops in the country this week. See also: #54: The Gracey at Fozzie's Sandwi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2013

    Fozzie's Des Peres Opens August 28

    Fozzie's (1170 South Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-932-5414) is opening up its second location at 11656 Manchester Road in Des Peres on Wednesday, August 28. See also: Patience Is Rewarded at Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2013

    New Locations for Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium, Jet's Pizza

    -Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium (1170 South Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-932-5414) will open a second location in Des Peres. Hat tip to George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine, who broke the news. The new edition of the wildly -- and, in this critic's estimation, deservedly -- popular Fozzie's w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    Busted! Scamwich Artist Unmasked by Local Restaurant Owners

    Local chef and restaurateur Mike Johnson didn't just fall off the Sysco truck yesterday. A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, the man has mapped out a restaurant résumé that begins when he was fifteen and spans two continents; on this one alone he has toiled in kitchens from Napa to L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2012

    Mark Lucas on Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium's Food & Wine Appearance

    As Gut Check reported on Tuesday, Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium (1170 South Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-932-5414) is one of three St. Louis restaurants and chefs mentioned in the July issue of Food & Wine. In a feature titled "Why Sandwich Chefs Are Our New Heroes," owner Mark Lucas is on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 19, 2012

    Food & Wine Nods to Galliano, Craft, Fozzie's

    The July edition of Food & Wine (on newsstands now) is the publication's annual "Best New Chefs" issue. No St. Louis chefs made this year's list of the country's twelve best new chefs, but Food & Wine does make multiple mentions of local chefs this month: - We learned in March that Josh Galliano of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 15, 2010
  • Dining

    December 22, 2004

    Grecian Yearn

    Cancel your plans for the evening -- you won't want to leave Momos