Violet Beauregarde

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2014

    Melt's "Violet Beauregarde," A Blueberry Buttermilk Waffle with the Works

    Welcome to Sugar High, a series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We'll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. "Violet! You're turn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2013

    Our 20 Favorite Restaurant Openings of 2013

    As the year winds ever closer to its end, we here at Gut Check are getting awfully nostalgic for the year that is and was 2013. In celebration, we compiled a list of the twenty restaurants, coffee shops, bars, burger shacks, barbecue joints, and so on that opened for business in 2013 and changed the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2013

    First Look: Melt Serves Savory Waffles and More at New Location on Cherokee Street [Photos]

    Exactly one year after opening its doors in the south Carondelet neighborhood, Melt (2712 Cherokee Street; 314-771-6358) officially made its move to bigger digs on Cherokee Street. The 2000-square-foot space supersizes just about every aspect of the original Melt from the kitchen and bar to the dini ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2012

    First Look: Melt

    On the southern tip of the south Carondelet neighborhood of St. Louis sits the Patch, a quiet collection of streets in south city not far from the Mississippi River. On Tuesday, June 12, Melt (7700 Ivory Avenue; 314-638-6358) became the latest addition to Patch, the newest tenant of neighborhood res ... More >>

  • Film

    July 13, 2005

    Chocolate Kisses

    Thanks to Depp and Burton, Willy Wonka just got weirder