Steve Komorek

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    From Michael Ruhlman to Mom: The Favorite Cookbooks of St. Louis Chefs

    Chef's Choice is Gut Check's regular profile and interview, with recipe, of a St. Louis chef. From time to time we'll present several chefs' answers to one of our regular questions. This week: What is your favorite cookbook? Shopped for a cookbook lately? So many beautiful choices. So many expensiv ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2013

    New Favorites, Old Friends: An Updated Guide to Restaurants in Lindenwood Park

    St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites.

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2013

    50 Photos from January 2013: Seized Cash, Sexy Plumbers, Craft Beer and More

    Pics, pics, pics, pics: They make the Internet run. Here are some our favorite photos from the month of January, published within the pages, deadtree and digital, of the RFT.

  • Dining

    January 17, 2013
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    January 16, 2013

    Marcella's Mia Sorella: Review Slideshow

    This week I visit Marcella's Mia Sorella (14426 Clayton Road, Ballwin; 636-333-1015), the little sister of Jamie and Steve Komorek's acclaimed Trattoria Marcella. My review of Marcella's Mia Sorella is now available online.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    Tidbits: Mia Sorella, Capitalist Pig, Abby's Shell Corner Cafe

    - Marcella's Mia Sorella, the sister restaurant of brothers Steve and Jamie Komorek's acclaimed Trattoria Marcella (3600 Watson Road; 314-352-7706), opened this week at 14426 Clayton Road in Ballwin. For now the restaurant is open from 5-10 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 5-11 p.m. Friday and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Tidbits from I Fratellini, Trattoria Marcella

    News over the past week of the names for two previously announced bew ventures from well-known local restaurateurs: - Zoë Robinson tells St. Louis Magazine that her new French-influenced wine bar and restaurant in Clayton, which will open across the street from her Italian establishment, I Fra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 19, 2012

    Trattoria Marcella Announces Second Location

    The acclaimed south city Italian restaurant Trattoria Marcella (3600 Watson Avenue; 314-352-7706) announced today that it will open a second location in west county. The new restaurant, to be located in the new Ballwin Grove development on Clayton Road north west of Route 141, is slated to open some ... 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

    September 22, 2011

    Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella: Recipe for Meatballs With Creamy Polenta

    This is part three of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Komorek, is published here. Courtesy of Trattoria Marcella​After spending 12 weeks in Tuscany, it's safe to say that Trattoria Marcella's (360 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella, Part 2

    This is part two of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella. Part one can be found here. Part three, a recipe from Komorek, will be posted on Thursday. Emily Wasserman​Did your family cook together when you were a child? Only professionally. My brother d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2011

    Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella

    This is part one of Emily Wasserman's Chef's Choice profile of Steve Komorek of Trattoria Marcella. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Komorek, will be posted on Thursday. Emily Wasserman​Walking up to Trattoria Marcella (3600 Watson Road; 314-352-7706) at ... More >>

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004
  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002

    Best Italian Restaurant

    Trattoria Marcella

  • Calendar

    September 4, 2002

    To Serve Man

    "St. Louis Cooks and Entertains" -- and you get to sample the results

  • Dining

    January 16, 2002

    Brotherly Love

    In naming I Fratellini for her sons, Zoë Robinson pays them glowing tribute

  • Dining

    October 3, 2001

    Rustic Never Sleeps

    Forget toasted ravioli: Trattoria Marcella purveys a different kind of Italian fare

  • Dining

    February 7, 2001

    Flower Power

    David Slay's new restaurant, Zu Zu's Petals, reminds diners that it is indeed a wonderful life

  • Dining

    December 13, 2000

    Side Dish

    What comestibles do local chefs take on the road?

  • Dining

    October 11, 2000

    Take It with a Grain of Salt

    Giving the food world's latest rage a fair shake