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Friday, October 30, 2020

Aldi’s Boozy Advent Calendars Hit Stores the Day After the Election

Posted By on Fri, Oct 30, 2020 at 7:53 AM

The geniuses at Aldi have done it again. Not only are their legendary advent calendars extra awesome this year, they’re also hitting stores the morning after the election, on November 4. So if you need to buy a daily dose of alcohol and cheese to get through the end...

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Thursday, October 29, 2020

Tempus, the Debut Restaurant from Acclaimed Chef Ben Grupe, Opens Today

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 10:18 AM

For years, chef Ben Grupe has been dazzling the culinary world with his talent. He's cooked at some of the most prominent private clubs in the country, served as captain of the U.S. Culinary Olympics team and was a second place finisher to represent the country at the prestigious...

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Corpse Reviver, a Halloween Cocktail Pop-Up with Spooky To-Go Libations, Is Open This Weekend

Posted By on Thu, Oct 29, 2020 at 6:05 AM

Trick-or-treating is cancelled, Halloween parties are verboten, and we're living in a pandemic hellscape. In other words, we already have plenty of reasons to drink. Thankfully, Yellowbelly (4659 Lindell Boulevard, 314-499-1509) is giving us another. The Central West End modern tiki spot has brought back its Corpse Reviver pop-up...

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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

More Than Anything, Elmwood's Chris Kelling Misses the Buzz of a Packed House

Posted By on Tue, Oct 27, 2020 at 6:33 AM

Chris Kelling will never forget the looks he got from his staff at Elmwood (2704 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-261-4708) when he called them together the night of March 14 to tell them they'd better prepare for uncertainty. With family in California and New York, Kelling had been watching the...

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Friday, October 23, 2020

Cherokee Street Bar Open Concept To Close For Winter

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 1:57 PM

Open Concept (2712 Cherokee Street, 314-504-5246), the Cherokee Street bar that made a big splash when it opened last year due to its all-you-can-drink, pay-by-the-hour business model, has announced today that it will close for the winter. According to a press release, the bar will close on November 2...

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Knead Bakehouse Is Now Shipping Its Delicious Bread Nationwide

Posted By on Fri, Oct 23, 2020 at 6:28 AM

Fans of Knead Bakehouse & Provisions (3467 Hampton Avenue, 314-376-4361) far, wide, and even just around the corner have reason the celebrate: The beloved bakery is now offering nationwide bread shipping, bringing joy directly to the tables of its sourdough fans, no matter how far away they may be....

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Wednesday, October 21, 2020

St. Louis Restaurant Now Selling Diamond-Dusted Wings, Because You're Worth It

Posted By on Wed, Oct 21, 2020 at 6:35 AM

It's getting dark at 5 p.m., the weather is cold and dreary, and we're on what feels like the eighth rendition of March. But just when it feels like there is no light in this cruel, cruel world, we've found our beacon in the form of glittery, diamond-dust-covered chicken...

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Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Melanie Meyer of Tiny Chef Won't Let a Pandemic Stop Her Restaurant Dream

Posted By on Tue, Oct 20, 2020 at 3:23 PM

After opening Tiny Chef inside the Silver Ballroom (4701 Morganford Road, 314-832-9223) in April 2019, Melanie Meyer was riding a wave of success. She'd developed a loyal customer base for her playful take on Korean cuisine. She was honing her own skills in Korean cooking, coming to the style...

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Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Missouri Man Lists Frozen Discontinued Taco Bell Tacos For Sale at Only $200

Posted By on Tue, Oct 13, 2020 at 12:33 PM

Among the many cascading travesties that have defined the year 2020, Taco Bell's inexplicable culling of many of its most popular items from its menu rates up there at — well, not very high actually, but it is still a solid and unnecessary kick in the balls during an...

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Monday, October 12, 2020

Pueblo Nuevo, Longtime Hazelwood Mainstay, Is Closing This Month

Posted By on Mon, Oct 12, 2020 at 9:59 AM

The St. Louis restaurant community is about to get a little less delicious: Pueblo Nuevo (7401 North Lindbergh Boulevard, Hazelwood; 314-831-6885), a bastion of Mexican cuisine in Hazelwood, is closing. The restaurant announced the news on its Facebook page, stating that October 29 will be its last day of...

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