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    March 12, 2014

    A Pizza Story Working Towards Opening Despite Construction Setbacks

    Last fall we reported on two pizza places coming to Maplewood's historic main drag. One is open; the other is not quite there. A Pizza Story, helmed by three former academics, is currently under construction at 7278 Manchester Avenue, transforming from a typewriter repair shop into a restaurant. Se ... More >>

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    February 28, 2014

    Amateur Weatherman's Warning for Missouri Is Kinda Spectacular

    Meet Frankie MacDonald, a 28-year-old weather guru from Nova Scotia whose YouTube forecasts have become something of an Internet sensation. Earlier this week MacDonald issued a dire message for Missourians: Be prepared for a major winter storm this Sunday, March 2.

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    January 10, 2014

    Yaqui's on Cherokee Eyes February Opening After Extensive Construction

    Yaqui's, an upcoming wine bar and wood-fired pizza restaurant, is shooting for an end-of-February opening at 2728 Cherokee Street. Originally, co-owner Francis Rodriguez hoped to open last November, but repairs to the 120-year-old building took much longer than expected. See also: Tidbits: Grove Ea ... More >>

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    December 3, 2013

    St. Louis Restaurant Openings & Closings: November 2013

    This month was fairly under-the-radar as far as openings and closings go. There are many openings set for December, but a few took the leap in November. Katie Lee finally opened her artisan pizzeria, separate from her father, and the guys behind The Tavern brought some Italian goodness to the Centra ... More >>

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    October 22, 2013

    Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Brunch Is...

    Thanks to all your votes last week, we are prepared to crown a winner in our readers' poll for St. Louis' Most Underrated Brunch. The triumphant restaurant took almost 40 percent of the vote (39.76 to be exact) with second place clocking in at a distant 24.7 percent. Find out the winner after the ju ... More >>

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    March 14, 2013
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    February 14, 2013
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    February 5, 2013

    Tidbits: El Paisano Opens, Mama Gusto's 314 Closes and Imo's Makes National Pizza List

    - We told you last month that the local chain of Mexican restaurants El Paisano Mexican Bar & Grill was opening a new location at 5916 Delmar Boulevard, where Delmar intersects with Hamilton Avenue, a few blocks east of the Delmar Loop. (The space formerly held the Twisted Olive.) The restaurant ope ... More >>

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    January 3, 2013
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    December 11, 2012

    The Cheshire's Lower-Level Gastropub Basso Opens Monday, December 17

    Basso (6300 Clayton Road; 314-932-7818), the gastropub located in the lower-level of the Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300), opens its doors Monday, December 17. Basso's opening comes a little more than a month after the Restaurant at the Cheshire's opening on November 5. ... More >>

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    January 26, 2012

    The Five Best Wings in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

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    October 20, 2011

    River City Savories Offers Homemade Cheese Spreads and Baked Goods

    Courtesy of Laura Van AlstineA Cardinals-themed hand-painted pie by River City Savories.​People call Brian Runge the cheesemonger. When a friend sent him nearly 100 pounds of dehydrated morel mushrooms, he decided to get creative by incorporating them into a cheese spread that became so popula ... More >>

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    August 10, 2011

    Chris Sommers (Deep) Dishes on the Changes at Pi Pizzeria

    Robin Wheeler Steven Caravelli is headed to Pi Pizzeria.​Pi Pizzeria this week announced a change at the top of its culinary team: Steven Caravelli, formerly the executive chef of Sleek and Araka as well as a brief stint at The Mud House, is taking over for Marc Baltes, who is leaving St. L ... More >>

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    May 24, 2011

    Miguel Carretero of Guido's Pizzeria and Tapas

    This is part one of Deborah Hyland's Chef's Choice profile of chef Miguel Carretero of Guido's Pizzeria and Tapas. Part two, a Q&A, will be published tomorrow. Look for part three, a recipe from Carretero, on Thursday. Deborah Hyland​When most eighteen-year-olds were still popping zits and gr ... More >>

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    April 21, 2010

    Ask the Critic: Where Can I Find a Good Pizza Bianca?

    ​Kiwi from Maplewood writes:Where can I get some really good pizza bianca here in town? I don't want something that resembles cheese bread, which I suspect is what I'd get at most restaurants if I asked them to leave off the tomato sauce. I realize that I can make a pretty nice one myself with o ... More >>

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    March 10, 2010

    Drink of the Week: Clementine Mimosa, Katie's Pizzeria Café

    Today is the first day you can get away with wearing a light jacket instead of a winter coat. The sky is a fuzzy blue baby blanket, the sun is a revelation. Winter's oppression lifting is like falling in love: You wait, and wait, and wait, but when it finally happens it feels sudden and unexpected. ... More >>

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    January 26, 2005

    Unchained Melody

    Dewey's Pizza aims to keep it all deliciously local