Rex Hale

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2014

    5 Restaurants to Eat at on Thanksgiving in St. Louis

    Not everybody cooks on Thanksgiving. For some, going out to eat is a solid tradition. Maybe you don't want to do a whole feast for only a few people. Lucky for you, there are some great restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner next week. Continue on for our Turkey Day picks. See also: 5 St. Louis R ... More >>

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    September 10, 2014

    The Market at the Cheshire Closed for Starbucks

    The Market at the Cheshire (7036 Clayton Road) closed on Sunday, September 8, to make way for a Starbucks. The market served grab-and-go breakfast and lunch, but management apparently wanted to eliminate any overlap within the Cheshire operation. See also: The Market at the Cheshire Invites You to ... More >>

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    August 15, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: August 15 to 17

    Despite the roller coaster that has been this week, you can still get out and about this weekend. Patronize your favorite restaurants on North Florissant Road, or escape to the country with Chaumette Vineyards and Baetje Farms. Keep calm and eat on -- check out our food-related recommendations after ... More >>

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    July 11, 2014

    The Best Food Events This Weekend: July 11 to 13

    It's the middle of summer in St. Louis, and it's only going to get hotter. And we don't just mean the food scene! (We'll be here all week.) Hit up this month's Food Truck Friday, or the annual celebration of Bastille Day in historic Maplewood. Or hey, eat some elk! Check out our food-related recomme ... More >>

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    June 25, 2014

    Sneak Peek at the Restaurant at the Cheshire's Brand New Lunch Menu (PHOTOS)

    Fans of chef Rex Hale's rustic American comfort food no longer have to wait until dinnertime to sate their cravings. This month, the Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300) began lunch service, featuring versions of its dinner favorites interpreted for the daytime crowd. See A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    7 Outdoor Dinners You Can't Miss This Summer

    All week long we're rolling out content from our Summer Guide 2014. In it you'll find all the best ways to enjoy the season in and around St. Louis. Click here to read the rest of the guide or pick it up in print at the red Riverfront Times box nearest you. When a restaurant uses the term "farm to ... More >>

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    May 21, 2014

    Country Chef, City Chef Highlights Farm-to-Table at the Restaurant at the Cheshire

    Restaurants in St. Louis are embracing the farm-to-table trend -- being in the heartland does have its perks. Still, we are an urban center, which can mean that "local" is anywhere within 300 miles. Chef Adam Lambay at Chaumette Winery (24345 State Route WW, Ste. Genevieve; 573-747-1000) doesn't hav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    Valentine's Day Do-Over: Your Romantic Date Plan B

    So you forgot to make a reservation for Valentine's Day. Don't panic. There may be some spots left, but we've got a better idea. Lots of places are extending their romantic dinners all weekend or offering alternative activities. We're here to help -- you'll have such a good time, your significant ot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    The Restaurant at the Cheshire Debuts Autumn Tasting Menu

    The Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300) recently rolled out its autumn menu, and chef Rex Hale could not be more excited about his ingredients. The restaurant sources locally and just before winter makes produce a lot scarcer, what's in-season now are the perfect base to bui ... More >>

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    March 19, 2013

    Review Preview: The Restaurant at the Cheshire

    The Restaurant at the Cheshire (7036 Clayton Avenue; 314-932-7818) is one the highest profile new ventures of the past six months, the upscale centerpiece of the renovated Cheshire hotel. Following my usual critic's m.o., I should have visited it for the first time in early January and turned out my ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2013

    The Market at the Cheshire Invites You to Belly Up to the Deli

    Behind the stone and fachwerk façade of the new Market at the Cheshire (7036 Clayton Avenue; 314-932-7840) is, well, exactly what should be in a rustic little pitched-roof building. The Market is part gourmet grocer, part European-style bakery and café, and the interior is warm and provincial. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Report: Chef Fernandez-Cruz Leaves the Restaurant at the Cheshire

    The Restaurant at the Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300) opened only two and a half months ago. Now, apparently, it's already in need of a new executive chef. Updated with a statement from the restaurant after the jump. See Also: - "First Look: The Restaurant at the Cheshire" - "First Look ... More >>

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    February 14, 2012

    Tidbits from the Cheshire, Walkers Restaurant & Bar

    - The Cheshire (6300 Clayton Road; 314-647-7300) plans three new restaurants, according to an article in the current issue of the St. Louis Business Journal (subscription only): a main restaurant featuring old-school dishes, a gastropub and a specialty market. Three Sixty chef Rex Hale will oversee ... More >>

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    June 16, 2011

    The Terrace View, Jonathan Olson Part Ways

    Robin WheelerChef Jonathan Olson​Jonathan Olson is no longer running the kitchen at The Terrace View (808 Chestnut Street; 314-436-8855), the Jim Fiala restaurant inside the grounds of Citygarden.Neither Olson nor Fiala, in separate phone interviews, wished to delve into the details of the split." ... More >>