This is part three of Natalie Mclaury's Chef's Choice profile of Wes Johnson of Salt. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Johnson, is published here.
The secret to Chef Wes Johnson's art is building his menu around ingredients. Rather than working to create a recipe, Johnson starts wit ... More >>
This is part two of Natalie Mclaury's Chef's Choice profile of Wes Johnson of Salt. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Johnson, is published here.
Did your family cook when you were a child? Mostly my father.
How old were you when you started cooking? 10.
First cooking job? Waf ... More >>
This is part one of Natalie McLaury's Chef's Choice profile of Wes Johnson of Salt. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Johnson, will be published on Thursday.
Savannah DoddThe culinary career of Wes Johnson of Salt (4356 Lindell Boulevard; 314-932-5787) h ... More >>
Savannah DoddKatie Lee of Katie's displays a fresh-out-of-the-oven pizza.Last week our photography intern, Savannah Dodd, stopped by Katie's Pizzeria Cafe (6611 Clayton Road, Clayton; 314-727-8585) and captured owner and namesake Katie Lee creating one of her famous pizzas.
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Read more about Marianne Prey and Extra Virgin: an Olive Ovation here.
Marianne Prey is an olive-oil enthusiast. She approaches the different varieties and flavors scientifically and is able to recommend the best oil to fit each customer's particular preferences and needs.
"My palate has become m ... More >>
View a full slideshow from Extra Virgin here. On a rainy Sunday afternoon, Gut Check wanders through Clayton's Carondelet Plaza to meet Marianne Prey, owner of Extra Virgin: An Olive Oil Ovation (143 Carondelet Plaza, Clayton; 314-727-6464). Prey's store is small but inviting, reminiscent of ... More >>
For 30 years, Sarah Jean Linquist was a quiet but omnipresent artistic force in St. Louis. Her murals decorated buildings, her painted backdrops enlivened the stage of the Muny and her "landscapes" brought caves and forests and waterfalls into private homes. She was also responsible for the i ... More >>
Sunlight pours into the stairs to the River Des Peres.The entrance to the tunnels of the River Des Peres lie hidden beneath a grate east of the Forest Park visitor's center. Pull up the metal cover and a staircase descends forty feet into the cool darkness. For over 100 years the River Des Peres ... More >>
Savannah DoddAs we previously warned you, last Friday, a group of urban space enthusiasts, architects and designers transformed a series of metered parking spaces in downtown St. Louis into a string of pop-up parks. The event was part of a national movement (begun in San Francisco, natch!) called ... More >>