Destination: Olio (1634 Tower Grove Avenue; 314-932-1088) Neighborhood: Botanical Heights Cuisine: "Middle-terranean" (Middle East, southern Europe, northern Africa) Overview:Olio means "oil" in Italian, and c'mon. Could there be a better name for a Mediterranean wine bar and eatery located insid ... More >>
Destination: Central Table Food Hall (23 South Euclid Avenue; 314-932-5595) Neighborhood: Central West End Cuisine: New American Overview: The ambitious, 10,000-square-foot Central Table Food Hall prides itself on its all encompassing menu, showcasing everything from Italian to Asian cuisine. Tha ... More >>
Gut Check is suffering from Pizza-Traumatic Stress Disorder. In the last month we've seen Pizza Hut UK introduce a hot dog stuffed crust pizza and Pizza Hut Middle East roll out a cheeseburger-stuffed-crust pizza and a chicken-filet-stuffed-crust pizza. We reported that Pizza Hut US re-released its ... More >>
Ian FroebHiro in the Delmar LoopHiro, a sushi and izakaya restaurant from 609 Lounge owner Bernie Lee, looks just about ready to debut at 609 Eastgate Avenue. It might have opened already, but calls this morning just before its posted lunch hours went unanswered.The address was previously the hom ... More >>
Sauget, Illinois' own Gateway Grizzlies already have some of the best eats in baseball. But bacon cheeseburgers on grilled Krispy Kreme doughnuts and hot dogs buried in cheese, bacon, grilled onions and sauerkraut aren't enough. With the help of Favazza's Specialty Foods*, they're introducing a new ... More >>
A peek inside Chesterfield's new movie palaceJust when you think movie ticket prices couldn't get any more exorbitant, a local theater chain dreams up a way to charge $19 admission...to see Disney's Secretariat.This Friday, Wehrenberg Theatres will unveil The Five Star Lounge, the newest screen i ... More >>
Kristen KlempertThe Joint: Three Monkeys 3153 Morganford Road; 314-772-9800 The Hours: Monday-Friday 4-7p.m. Graveyard Shift happy hour Saturday 7-9 a.m. The Deal: $1.95 Domestic Bottles, $2 wells, $3 wines and $1off all drafts. Half off most appetizers. Graveyard Shift happy hour includes ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Jarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini Lounge. To read part one, click here. Stay tuned for part three tomorrow. Robin WheelerJarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini LoungeDid your family cook when you we ... More >>
(Like last year, A to Z will post a holiday-related MP3 every day of December, leading up to Christmas. If you have any requests, suggestions or files to share, email me.) First, some sad news: There will be no Bert Dax holiday compilation this year, due to Matt Harnish's Bunnygrunt obligations. A ... More >>
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Though 12 North's name is unimaginative, its food is anything but
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Our reviewer and her intrepid pals navigate Vietnam Star's gargantuan menu