Mathew Unger

  • Blogs

    November 27, 2013

    Local Chefs Answer: How Are You Spending Thanksgiving?

    Thanksgiving is a holiday that celebrates food like no other. And that, in our opinion, makes it the best. There are no presents to be bought, lights to be strung or menorahs to be lit (well, except this year). The focus is strictly on food, wine, family and friends. In honor of this most special of ... More >>

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    October 15, 2013

    Chef Mathew Unger on Following Your Dreams and the Virtues of Mustard

    Executive chef and proprietor of Mathew's Kitchen (5625 Hampton Avenue; 314-351-1700) Mathew Unger is not afraid to take a leap of faith. While the jump from heading the kitchen at the Missouri Athletic Club to opening his own restaurant may seem like a bold move, it is nothing compared to his caree ... More >>

  • Dining

    February 2, 2012
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    January 31, 2012

    Review Preview: Mathew's Kitchen

    This week, I visit Mathew's Kitchen (5625 Hampton Avenue; 314-351-1700), which opened last fall in the former home of Del Pietro's. Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Basement Fire Doesn't Faze Mathew's Kitchen

    Ian Froeb​A follow-up to last Friday's story about a small fire at the new south-city restaurant Mathew's Kitchen (5625 Hampton Avenue; 314-351-1700).Owner Mathew Unger says the incident was blown "a little bit out of proportion." As reported, the fire did occur in a dryer. Unger says the dryer is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Fire Strikes Mathew's Kitchen

    Ian Froeb​Firefighters responded early this morning to Mathew's Kitchen (5625 Hampton Avenue; 314-351-1700), a new restaurant in the St. Louis Hills neighborhood of south city, according to multiple media reports.KMOV reports that the cause of the fire was towels left in a dryer overnight. Both KM ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Mathew's Kitchen Opens in South City

    ​Mathew Unger took his first cooking class at the age of eight, a schoolkid with the sisters of Notre Dame. He studied international business at the University of London. He has been both a stockbroker at Paine Webber and the executive chef of the Missouri Athletic Club-West."I have a weird backgr ... More >>