Ian FroebThe beef tenderloin sandwich at Yia Yia's Euro BistroThe Place: Yia Yia's Euro Bistro (15601 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield; 636-537-9991), the St. Louis location of the restaurant chain that, unusually for a multi-state operation, uses some local meat and produce.The Lunch: The grilled b ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsLots and lots of ground beef, recalled. Just in time for grilling season, ground beef has been recalled from opposite ends of the country. Irish Hills Meat Company in Tipton, Michigan (55 miles southwest of Detroit) recalled about 900 pounds of ground beef for possible E. co ... More >>
Holly FannNew to the farmers' market scene this year is the Farmers' Larder.Standing in the pouring rain behind a small white folding table at the Maplewood Farmers' Market this past Wednesday was Lucian Matoushek, smiling quietly next to a small chalkboard sign containing a list of the day's ... More >>
Katie MoultonHas Papa John's created the Jersey Shore of pizzas? The chain's limited-edition Hearty Italian Meats pizza is meaty, cheesy, over the top, hard to talk about without snickering and ultimately, not in good taste -- in other words, a bit of a "Situation." Is it possible to order t ... More >>
Robin Wheeler At the height of their first lunch rush today, barbecue mastermind Skip Steele stepped outside Bogart's Smokehouse, his small joint across from Soulard Market, to take a phone call. Dogs on their afternoon walk stopped to give Steele the once-over, straining at their leashes t ... More >>
Robin WheelerBaseball's best burger? Um, not any more.And you thought Baseball's Best Burger would be hard to top. The Gateway Grizzlies are proud of their concessions, and we respect that. Last year we respected 'em so much that we sent a writer out to compare three of their offerings head ... More >>
Ian FroebBill's "Burger Meister Burger" at Cardwell's at the PlazaBill's "Burger Meister Burger" -- the quotes are the restaurant's own -- is an exaggerated name for what is essentially a bacon cheeseburger. The exaggeration is fitting, though, because this takes what makes pretty much any bacon ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThis Friday Sleek at Lumière Place marks its second year in St. Louis with a celebration of art and beef. The steakhouse will host Carpe Diem with Chef Hubert Keller, featuring local artist Jennifer Hayes, at Sleek's second anniversary "Beef Around the World" dinner. "We ... More >>
Ian FroebArancini at Lorenzo's TrattoriaI'm counting down -- in no particular order -- 100 of my favorite dishes in St. Louis. Some are well-known, others obscure. Some are expensive, others dirt cheap. All of them, I guarantee, are delicious.Please do not hesitate to share your own favorites vi ... More >>
Clayton's newest restaurant has style to burn — and the substance to back it up.
Ian takes one for the team and counts down the ten best restaurant dishes of 2007.