Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Friday, March 5, 2010

Kevin Willmann Debuts Farmhaus Today (Friday, 3.5) [Updated: Now an Open House]

Posted By on Fri, Mar 5, 2010 at 9:00 AM

click to enlarge IAN FROEB
  • Ian Froeb
Farmhaus, the new venture from chef Kevin Willmann, will be open for lunch at 11 a.m. today (Friday, March 5). The restaurant is located at 3257 Ivanhoe Avenue, the Lindenwood Park address formerly occupied by several restaurants, including KoKo and the short-lived Bistro Toi.

For now, the restaurant is serving lunch only. According to its Twitter feed, today's "Blue Plate Special" lunch will include fried fluke, smoked chicken, red beans and rice and mashed potatoes. Important note: Today's service is cash-only.

For those unfamiliar with Willmann, he most recently ran the (tiny) kitchen at Erato on Main in Edwardsville, Illinois. There he gained quite a following, and in 2008 RFT named him Best Local Chef. In other words, expect a crowd: Farmhaus might be the most anticipated new restaurant of 2010.

Update: (Friday, March 5, 9:06 a.m.) Farmhaus just Tweeted the following:
Distributor and credit card issues have turned the Blue Plate Special into an Open House with Free Samples today at Farmhaus. Open at 11.

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

July 21, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation