Michael Petres

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2014

    Chef Brian Hardesty's Guiltiest Pleasure and Most Hated Ingredient

    When you've worked in some of St. Louis' most venerable kitchens -- Monarch, Harvest, Terrene -- such as chef Brian Hardesty has, you could be excused for sticking with what you know. After all, if you're privy to a winning formula, why not take the easy route and open a place that replicates past s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Chris DiMercurio of Vino Nadoz Wants You to Trust Him

    This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Chris DiMercurio of Vino Nadoz. Part two, a Q & A with DiMercurio, will be available Wednesday. Part three, a recipe, will be published Friday. You could easily miss Vino Nadoz (16 The Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-726-0400), dwarfed as it ... More >>