Reine Bayoc

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: August 22 to 24

    This summer has been pretty mild by St. Louis standards, but you wouldn't know it from this week's weather. It'll be worth it to brave the heat this weekend -- there's so much yummy stuff going on you won't want to miss it. Check out our food-related recommendations after the jump. See also: Bottle ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend March 9-11

    Friday (Mar. 9): Mexican Fish Fry @ St. Cecilia Catholic Church Choose two entrees including jack salmon, shrimp, chili relleno and bean tostado, and pair it with a couple of sides and a drink any Friday during Lent. $10. 4:30 to 8 p.m. Stout and Oyster Festival @ Schlafly Tap Room Check out Schl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2011

    The Kitchens are Alive with the Sound of Music

    Image via​After a recent lunch at a Chinese hog trough buffet where we were lulled into stupor by the gentle tones of "Rock-a-Bye-Baby" on the sound system and one too many sticks of chicken meat, we've been thinking a lot about music and food. Turns out we're not the only ones. Around the s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Bryan Peters​Gut Check ate some great stuff this week. We tried the fried ribs at the now-defunct Bigg Daddy's, the Brown Bread Ice Cream at Tigin Irish Pub, Ronnie's Strawberry Sorbet at the Fire and Ice Cream Truck and lunched on the Aspen from Kayak's Coffee. What else did we do this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2011

    Reine Bayoc of SweetArt Bakeshop: Recipe for Jezebel Bars

    This is part three of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of bakery chef Reine Bayoc of SweetArt. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Bayoc, is published here.Chrissy Wilmes​ Making recipes and presentation less and less conventional, more and more bakers are deviating from th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 15, 2011

    Reine Bayoc of SweetArt Bakeshop, Part 2

    This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of chef Reine Bayoc of SweetArt. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Bayoc, will be posted tomorrow.Chrissy WilmesBayoc with some of SweetArt's baked treats​Did your family cook when you were a child? Yes, my mothe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2011

    Reine Bayoc of SweetArt Bakeshop

    This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of chef Reine Bayoc of SweetArt. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Bayoc, will be posted on Thursday.Emily Wasserman​ What do you get when you take a self-professed Southern girl, mix in a little ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2011

    #90: Banh Mi Sandwich from Sweet Art

    Bryan Peters​ At Sweet Art (2203 South 39th Street; 314-771-4278), you'll find that the people are among the finest you'll meet, the atmosphere is welcoming and full of good energy, and the food... well, the food is bangin'. Reine Bayoc's genius is noticeable in every aspect of the cafe, and w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 4.18-4.24

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. The Cupcake Project: Stef shared her creative recipe for Easter cupcakes baked in real egg shells. Family Style Food: Karen shared her recipe for candy cane beet salad with goat cheese. Relish: George investigates the filet mignon a ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    FoodWire: SweetArt Opens, Sells Out

    SweetArt, a new bakery/art gallery, just opened a few weeks ago at 2203 South 39th Street in the Shaw neighborhood. It's a collaboration of the husband-and-wife team of Cbabi and Reine Bayoc: She provides the sweet, he provides the art.On January 3, a week after SweetArt opened, it had its first sel ... More >>