Nate Hereford

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2014

    Chef Chat: Chris Bolyard Is a Butcher with a Soft Side

    Chris Bolyard is a busy man these days. Technically still the chef de cuisine at Sidney Street Cafe, Bolyard has been hard at work getting ready for the fall opening of his much-anticipated Bolyard's Meat & Provisions. It's the realization of a dream for the Culinary Institute of America grad, who i ... More >>

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    July 29, 2014

    9 More Local Food-Related Instagrams You Should Be Following

    Instagram was practically created for food. There are even some chefs creating dishes specifically to look good on the photo-sharing site -- it's essentially free advertising. There are tons of active foodies in St. Louis on Instagram, both creators and consumers of delicious dishes. We rounded up e ... More >>

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    June 23, 2014

    Chef Chat: Sous Chef Josh Poletti is the Libertine's Unsung Hero

    Back in the Libertine's (7927 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-2999) kitchen, a chef named Josh toils day in and out, feeding the bread starter, making housemade butter and cooking up a mean porchetta. No, it's not Josh Galliano. The Libertine's other Josh, executive sous chef Josh Poletti, serve ... More >>

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    April 29, 2014

    Chef Nate Hereford On Foraging, High Fructose Corn Syrup and His Dream Last Meal

    When Nate Hereford finished college, he did what any social science graduate would do: He got a restaurant gig. Now, the former anthropology student satisfies his intellectual curiosity through food as chef de cuisine at Niche (7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-773-7755). On its face, the life of ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Chef Josh Galliano on His Rituals, Fried Chicken and Hating Jam Bands

    At this point, saying that Josh Galliano is a rock star in the St. Louis (if not national) culinary scene is stating the obvious. If his status was not already solidified by his tenure at An American Place and Monarch, or his Best New Chef award from Food and Wine Magazine, then the overwhelming suc ... More >>

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    June 6, 2013
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    May 17, 2013

    Being Happy While You Cook and Learning to Love Bourbon: A Q&A with Joseph Hemp V of Robust

    This is part two. of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Joseph Hemp V of Robust. Read part one, a profile of Hemp, here. Part three, a recipe from Hemp, will be available Monday. As a kid, Joseph Hemp V would stand on a step stool next to the stove to help make Sunday breakfast, his family's brea ... More >>

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    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 >>

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    September 28, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Sept. 28-30

    Friday (Sept. 28): Taste of St. Louis @ Soliders Memorial Plaza This annual family-friendly, food-obsessed event features live music, an art and wine walk, a chef battle royale and, of course, plenty of vendor options to feed fervent festival-goers. Admission is free. Friday, Sept. 28 from 4 to 11 ... More >>

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    April 13, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: April 13-16

    Friday (Apr. 13): 12th Annual Missouri Tartan Day Festivities @ Frontier Park Stop in to see clans clad in plaid and for a taste of authentic Scottish-American offerings including edibles such as Walkers Shortbread, meat pies from Highland Glenn Foods and scotch eggs, haggis and pulled pork from t ... More >>

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    October 12, 2011

    Jimmy Hippchen of the Crow's Nest, Part 2

    This is part two of Mabel Suen's Chef's Choice profile of Jimmy Hippchen of The Crow's Nest. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Hippchen, will be posted Thursday. Mabel SuenChef Jimmy Hippchen in the Crow's Nest's kitchen.​Did your family cook when you were a child? My mom ... More >>

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    August 9, 2011

    St. Louis Chefs Are an Educated Lot

    Chrissy WilmesChris Williams of Franco studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.​Last week Eater asked chefs if they thought culinary school was worth the time and expense for aspiring chefs. The answer was a resounding "probably not." The discussion made us wonder how well-e ... More >>

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    June 29, 2011

    How to Turn Your Vomit Into Food Art

    Screenshot via​This is Millie Brown. All signs suggest that she is thoroughly modern: We're not sure if she makes an actual living from her work, but Millie is an artist by trade. Although the title of her piece, "Nexus Vomitus," should have clued us in pretty early, we still pressed play on t ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Video still viaVegan Black Metal Chef ​This week, things got a little dark at Gut Check headquarters, as we were introduced to the Vegan Black Metal Chef and clumsy wannabe-cannibals. What else did we do this week? We talked to chef Nate Hereford of Niche, and he shared his recipe for Engli ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Nate Hereford of Niche: Recipe for English Pea Soup

    This is part three of Katie Moulton's Chef's Choice profile of Nate Hereford of Niche. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Hereford, is published here. Katie MoultonEnglish pea soup: a bowlful of springtime.​ Watching chef de cuisine Nate Hereford in the kitchen at Niche, the obs ... More >>

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    May 11, 2011

    Nate Hereford of Niche, Part 2

    This is part two of Katie Moulton's Chef's Choice profile of Nate Hereford of Niche (1831 Sidney Street, 314-773-7755). To read part one, click here. Stay tuned for part three, a recipe from Hereford, which we'll publish tomorrow. Katie MoultonThis man "loves offal." Thankfully, he opted to make En ... More >>

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    May 10, 2011

    Nate Hereford of Niche

    This is part one of Katie Moulton's Chef's Choice profile of chef Nate Hereford of Niche in Benton Park. Katie MoultonNate Hereford of Niche "balances efficiency and beautiful food." Whatchu wanna say about it?​ "One cool thing about cooking," Nate Hereford, chef de cuisine of Niche, says, "is ... More >>