Restaurant Reviews

Lefty's in Chesterfield Has the Right Stuff

Doug Goldberg and Scott “Lefty” Lefton's spot has everything from extraordinary bagels to neighborhood deli vibes

By Cheryl Baehr

Doug Goldenberg will cut your bagel into quarters. He'll slice it in half, toast it and slather it with butter, if that's your preference...

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Top 5 Sourdough Breads in St. Louis, Chosen by Our Critic

A few years ago, it seemed like every last one of us was going to become an artisan baker, bartering our house…

By Cheryl Baehr

Knead Bakehouse + Provisions
After realizing his passion for fermentation centered around bread, not beer, Knead Bakehouse (3467 Hampton Avenue, co-owner AJ Brown enrolled in the prestigious Institute Paul Bocuse in Lyon, France, where he learned the basics for making world-class sourdough bread. Right after his return from France, he and his wife, Kirsten, started selling his wares at area farmers' markets, then opened the delightful bakeshop, where the delicious sourdough sets the standard for the form.
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Where to Find the Best Mexican Food in the St. Louis Area

From savory street tacos to sizzling fajitas to succulent slow-cooked birria and more, the St. Louis area has many options when it…

By Riverfront Times

Dos Reyes Mexican Restaurant
(5912 Hampton Avenue, 314-833-5550)
Formerly known as the One Way Cafe, this place is fantastic no matter what you call it. RFT food critic Cheryl Baehr flipped out over the beef torta. She described it as “like the best pot roast you’ve ever had”, with beef so tender that it falls apart at the mere suggestion of a fork.
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Sugarwitch Sprinkles St. Louis With Sweet Treats

For stellar ice cream sandwiches, waffle tacos, peanut brittle shortbread, stuffed salted-mint-chocolate brownies and more, visit Sugarwitch (7726 Virginia Avenue) in the…

By Jaime Lees

Mabel Suen
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St. Louis’ Top 25 Restaurants Right Now, According to Yelp

Yelpers really know their stuff sometimes. Information about restaurants from food critics is great, but if you want to know what real…

By Jaime Lees

25. Hamilton’s Urban Steakhouse and Bourbon Bar
(2101 Chouteau Avenue,
“Hamilton's appears to be a hole in the wall until you step in and realize the place is HUGE with a relaxed, rustic charm. Excellent meal and well crafted drinks! I didn't have a photo of the bread but the bread and butter is warm and yummy before the meal! I also ordered a lemon drop with rum instead of vodka. The substitution was an additional charge (crazy) but whatever. My meal was 10s across the board!! Carrots had the sweet glaze in every bite, the potatoes alone were so creamy and flavorful but when you pair them with the juice of the steak? OMG. The steak was seasoned with love, cooked to a perfect medium and could have been cut with a butter knife! I was extremely satisfied with my meal. I wouldn't hesitate to come back.” - Money F. on Yelp
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