Mark Winfield

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    The Precinct Prepares for Police Headquarters to Open Next Door

    Jim Edmonds and Mark Winfield rebranded their downtown steak house as a police-themed restaurant called the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) last year to coincide with their new neighbors, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's new headquarters, moving in. Not everything went as p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2014

    The Precinct Sued By Cincinnati Restaurateur

    Just when things were looking up for the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899), it has been dealt struck another blow. Cincinnati restaurateur Jeff Ruby is suing Jim Edmonds and Mark Winfield's company MWS, LLC for use of the name "The Precinct." As Edmonds and Winfield have told us and many o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    The Precinct's New Chef Ben Welch Shares (Some) Barbecue Secrets and His Love of Tequila

    "I've heard Mike Emerson is my competition," Ben Welch said, matter-of-factly, as I dug into his brisket. I thought this comparison to Pappy's co-owner was hyperbole. After all, taking on the undisputed godfather of St. Louis barbecue is a bold move. One bite of the glorious, smokey meat, however, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2014

    The Precinct's New Menu Focuses on Smoked Meats and Pub Food

    The Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) debuted in October; it was a new concept for owners Mark Winfield and Jim Edmonds, whose Edmonds 15 Steakhouse previously occupied the space. The re-branding was set to coincide with the police department headquarters moving in next door, which has sin ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 6, 2014
  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: The Precinct Hopes to Win on Appeal (with a Menu Overhaul)

    In this week's review, I found the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) guilty of many crimes against food. Although the sting of a negative review is unpleasant, I got the feeling after speaking with owner Mark Winfield that it was some expected rain on an already unpleasant parade. When ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2014

    Review Preview: The Precinct Sports Bar & Grill

    When owners Mark Winfield and Jim Edmonds decided to reinvent Jim Edmonds 15 Steakhouse as the Precinct Sports Bar & Grill last October, they planned on making good with their soon-to-be neighbors: the City of St. Louis Police Department. The Precinct goes all in with the cop theme, displaying polic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2014

    Mark Winfield Says Edmonds Parkside Grill "Not Moving Forward," Despite Reports

    Last week, we reported that despite a seemingly lucrative piece of real estate, Edmonds Parkside Grill would not be opening in Clayton. Instead, co-owner Mark Winfield told us that he was focusing on his other venture with former Cardinal Jim Edmonds, the newly rebranded Precinct. However, there hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 3, 2014

    Clayton Restaurant a No-Go for Jim Edmonds and Mark Winfield

    Shortly after business partners Jim Edmonds and Mark Winfield announced they were re-branding Jim Edmonds 15 Steakhouse as the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899), they also disclosed plans for a restaurant in Clayton called Edmonds Parkside Grill. As first reported by St. Louis Magazine, pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    The Precinct Plays it Safe, Serving Classic Bar Fare With a Twist (Photos)

    What exactly is a potato bat? It's a spiral cut potato, threaded onto a skewer, fried until crispy and infused with some standard smattering of flavor: salt and vinegar or garlic parmesan, for instance. The potato bat will certainly catch any diner's eye upon stumbling into the Precinct (1900 Locust ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2013

    The Precinct Hopes to Transform Former Steakhouse into Cop Hangout

    The Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899), Jim Edmonds' and Mark Winfield's re-branding of their former restaurant, Jim Edmonds 15 Steakhouse is set to open October 14. As we reported in August, the change was made in part because the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department headquarters is mo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2013

    Jim Edmonds 15 Steakhouse Closing Aug. 31, Will Reopen as The Precinct by Jim Edmonds

    Jim Edmonds 15 Steakhouse (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) will close August 31, and reopen as The Precinct by Jim Edmonds. The former Cardinals player and his business partner Mark Winfield also plan to open a new venture, Edmonds Parkside Grill, at 8025 Bonhomme Avenue in Clayton by the end of t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2010

    F15teen? F36teen Is More Like It

    My colleague Chad Garrison is all over the fallout from Monday's shootings downtown. The city is taking steps to strip three business of their liquor licenses -- essentially, a death sentence. Those businesses include one prominent restaurant, F15teen (1900 Locust Street, 314-588-8899), the steakhou ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009

    Whoa! Where My Flat-Screen At? Nelly, Jim Edmonds Among St. Louis Crime Victims.

    The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department held a press conference today alerting the public to a rash of smash-and-run burglaries in St. Louis. Since September at least fifteen businesses have been hit inside the city with thieves targeting flat-panel TVs. Among the businesses victimized was Skyb ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 12, 2007

    Center Cut

    Jim Edmonds' days with the Cardinals might be numbered, but F15teen's a keeper.

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2007

    Restaurant Construction Updates

    As promised, today will be more exciting than yesterday. Here's a look at a couple of restaurants slated to open in the Loft District in the next few months. photo: Ian Froeb Work continues on Fifteen (pictured at right), the steak house and lounge that Jim Edmonds and partner Mark Winfield are ... More >>

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    July 13, 2007

    Small Plates: Friday, 7/13 Edmonds is excited. Post-Dispatch columnist Deb Peterson has more details on Fifteen, the steakhouse-lounge that Jim Edmonds and partner Mark Winfield are opening at 1900 Locust Avenue. On this thread at the Urban St. Louis message board, a poster named "fifteen," claiming t ... More >>