Rene Cruz

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Jimmy Hippchen of The Crow's Nest

    This is part one of Mabel Suen's Chef's Choice profile of Jimmy Hippchen of The Crow's Nest. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Hippchen, will be posted on Thursday.Mabel SuenChef Jimmy Hippchen in The Crow's Nest's "prep dungeon."​Jimmy Hippchen started hi ... More >>

  • Calendar

    June 23, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 24, 2008

    FoodWire: New Chef at Harry's Restaurant and Bar

    St. Louis favorite Harry's Restaurant and Bar (2144 Market Street) has hired René Cruz as executive chef. Read the full press release after the jump. - Ian Froeb

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2008

    The Next Chapter of the Red Saga: Beso Mexican Restaurant

    Shuttered Loft District restaurant Red will become Beso Mexican Restaurant. It doesn't look like much work has been undertaken as of yet. More details as I learn them. If you need to catch up on the Red saga, links to previous chapters after the jump.

  • Dining

    December 5, 2007

    Study in Scarlet

    Decadence colors the Washington Avenue loft district Red.

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2007

    Just About Red-y to Go

    Regular Gut Check readers know we've been following the imminent opening of Red, the new, Eastern European-inspired restaurant at 1130 Washington Avenue. I was in the neighborhood a few nights ago, and the place looked nearly ready. I called just now to see whether it would be open this weekend, an ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 31, 2004

    Boy Meets Grill

    Griffins Farmer's Market Cafe could use some time to grow