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Thursday, June 22, 2017

You Can Eat Scott Davis' Beloved Burger at Gezellig on Fridays

Posted By on Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 6:38 AM

When he was chef de cuisine at Three Flags Tavern, Scott Davis spent his days and nights preparing exquisite plates of olive oil-poached octopus and heirloom pork. However, if you ask anyone what they miss most about the now-shuttered restaurant, the answer is resounding: the burger. Now, devotees of...

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Restaurant Sued by Customer Claiming Gluten Gave Him 'Permanent Injuries'

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 6:54 AM

A Webster Groves man has filed a lawsuit against Michael's Bar & Grill (7101 Manchester Avenue), alleging that he relied on inaccurate information from servers in ordering its gyro salad — and that the gluten in the dish he ordered has left him with "severe and permanent injuries." The...

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Long John Silver's Deep-Fried Twinkies Are the Best Thing in Fast Food Right Now

Posted By on Wed, Jun 21, 2017 at 6:45 AM

At first, the deep-fried Twinkies at Long John Silver's were only available as a dessert option on the "Fisherman's Feast" meal deal — after filling yourself with fried fish and hush puppies, you could choose either a strawberry cheesecake or a Twinkie, originally by Hostess but now battered and fried....

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Food Network Praises St. Louis Restaurants, Disses Kansas City

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 9:39 AM

If you want to eat well in Missouri, you'd better be prepared to spend a lot of time in St. Louis. That's the gist of the Food Network's lengthy, and well-researched, roundup of "What to Eat in Missouri." The gallery, published yesterday, praises more than two dozen great options in...

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AAA Burgers Has Closed in St. Charles

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 6:50 AM

AAA Burgers and More (1500 Elm Street, St. Charles; 636-724-3333), the beloved St. Charles bar and grill, made a quiet announcement over the weekend — via a note posted on the door, no less — that it would be closing down for good. The bar featured tournament-sized pool tables...

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The Juice Brings Pressed Juice — and Alcohol — to Cherokee Street

Posted By on Tue, Jun 20, 2017 at 6:27 AM

The Juice (2640 Cherokee Street) is bringing fresh-pressed vegetable and fruit juices to the Cherokee district. Co-owned by longtime friends John Randall, Carter McKee and Steve Miles, the bar also offers frescas, a small food menu and late-night hours. The concept was inspired by the plethora of juice bars and...

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Monday, June 19, 2017

How Jerry McClure Found Joy at Paul's Market

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 11:54 AM

Before he was old enough to reach the stove without the assistance of a chair, Jerry McClure of Paul's Market (1020 N. Elizabeth Avenue, Ferguson; 314-524-3652) was his grandmother's little helper. "My grandma was an entrepreneur. She had her own bakery, she always had a garden, and she'd let...

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Handcrafted by Bissinger's Is Now Open in the Central West End

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:42 AM

For ten years, Bissinger's storefront on Maryland Plaza has been the city's go-to spot for dessert and a drink. You could mosey on in after dinner and have a chocolate martini or a slice of torte, a glass of wine or a trio of truffles. Everything centered around the St....

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I Ate Everything on Dollar Express Chinese's Menu and It Only Cost $17.38

Posted By on Mon, Jun 19, 2017 at 6:20 AM

There's something about walking into a dining establishment and ordering one of every single thing on the menu that makes a guy feel like a real big shot. "Who is this man of tremendous wealth and considerable hunger?" the employees must whisper in the kitchen. "Surely a titan of industry,...

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Senn Bierwerks Scraps Plans for Brewery on Olive

Posted By on Fri, Jun 16, 2017 at 6:30 AM

Senn Bierwerks, which planned to open a brewery, tasting room and restaurant in University City's Olive Link district in the spring of 2017, announced yesterday that the project will not go forward. The announcement was made via the brewery's Facebook page. The RFT's Cheryl Baehr spoke to Senn's principals Dustin...

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