Nelson Padilla

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2014

    Nelson Padilla Takes Over at Phuc Loi Vietnamese

    It's been a bumpy few months for chef Nelson Padilla, formerly of Mi Linh. We were obsessed with the Vietnamese restaurant when Padilla was in the kitchen -- a particular standout was the garlic chicken wings. However, after only a few months, Padilla told us he was forced out by his sister Dee Dee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    First Look: Goody Cafe Blends Bubble Tea with Chinese and Vietnamese Cuisine

    Bubble tea hasn't quite taken St. Louis by storm the way it has in larger cities, but over the years, spots featuring chewy tapioca and oversize straws have slowly crept onto the scene. The Bubble Tea House in Chesterfield and Galleria malls, named the best bubble tea in the RFT's Best of St. Louis ... More >>