Consider these two very different restaurateurs. The first is Tatyana Telnikova, small-business owner, proprietress of the quirky and beloved HandleBar in the Grove, Russian immigrant. The other is Tom Colicchio, star of TV's Top Chef, pioneer of the New York restaurant scene, and owner of the wildl ... More >>
Craft Art Bar, an innovative, art-space-meets-speakeasy coming to 2732 Cherokee Street this spring, has been one of the most hotly anticipated new hangouts in St. Louis. But some people, upon hearing its name, were anticipating something else -- a cease-and-desist letter from celebrity chef and rest ... More >>
This is part two of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Brian Moxey of Pastaria. Read part one, a profile of Moxey, here. Part three, a recipe from Moxey, will be published on Thursday. Though a native son of Sikeston, Brian Moxey made his bones as a young cook on the world's biggest stage: New Yo ... More >>
This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Brian Moxey of Pastaria. Part two, a Q&A with Moxey, will be published Wednesday. Part three, a recipe from Moxey, will be available on Thursday. A chef can't hide at Pastaria (7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-6603). Not only is its k ... More >>
- Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar (1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield; 636-449-6700) has announced a 2,046-square-foot expansion. The new space will include a private-event space and a wine room. Business at the existing restaurant-slash-wine shop-slash-deli will go on as usual during work on the ex ... More >>
Robin WheelerChef Jeffrey Constance of Hanley's Grille and TapWhat do you mean, you haven't heard of Hanley's Grille and Tap? Chef Jeff Constance took over the former J.Buck's locations at St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights, Illinois, and West County Center in Des Peres a few months ago. Though ... More >>
In today's news: Smithfield meatpackers unionize, Egyptian food rioters go to jail, and Tom Colicchio is accused of tip no-nos.
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