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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Red Oak Eats 'n Treats Brings Casual Fare — and Homegrown Greens — to Wash Ave

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 1:08 PM

Like many kids raised in Missouri, Derek Schulze didn't want much to do with Missouri once he got old enough to control his own destiny. He went to Chicago for college, then moved to northern California and managed an agricultural operation. And then he moved back to Chicago. But...

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Tara Gallina of Vicia Has Big Ambitions for Restaurant Service

Posted By on Tue, Aug 22, 2017 at 6:07 AM

When Tara Gallina of Vicia (4260 Forest Park Avenue; 314-553-9239) was in college, she had big plans for her career that had nothing to do with the restaurant industry. "I was a broadcast journalism major at the University of Central Florida, with big plans to be the next Katie Couric,"...

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Frankly on Cherokee Prepares to Bring Gourmet Sausages to South City

Posted By on Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 8:09 AM

If you love the food truck Frankly Sausages, get ready for Frankly on Cherokee (2744 Cherokee Street). Husband-and-wife team Bill and Jamie Cawthon, who co-own the food truck Frankly Sausages, say they'll open their brick-and-mortar location in October, providing a permanent home for the gourmet sausages that St. Louisans...

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Thursday, August 17, 2017

The Bronson House Is Serving Up Craft Cocktails Under the Stars in Midtown

Posted By on Thu, Aug 17, 2017 at 6:04 AM

The new bar on the edge of downtown St. Louis doesn't have a lot of things a bar might be expected to have. Like a roof — or even a front door. But what the Bronson House (3201 Washington Avenue) lacks in amenities, it more than makes up for in...

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Seoul Taco to Open Chesterfield Location This Fall

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 12:57 PM

If you love Seoul Taco and you live in west county, this is your lucky day: Another outpost of the Korean-Mexican eatery has just been announced for Chesterfield. Owner David Choi announced today in a press release that he plans to open a new location this fall at 46...

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Marie-Anne Velasco of Nudo House Went from Banking to Ramen

Posted By on Tue, Aug 15, 2017 at 6:57 AM

These days, Marie-Anne Velasco is busy with Nudo House (11423 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-274-8046), the much buzzed-about ramen restaurant she just opened with business partner Qui Tran. However, to the acclaimed chef it seems like just yesterday she was climbing the corporate ladder in the world of international...

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Sunday, August 13, 2017

Howards in Soulard Is Closing Tonight

Posted By on Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 1:53 PM

If you want to get one last drink at Howards in Soulard (2732 S. 13th Street, 314-349-2850), better act fast: The bar is closing its doors after service tonight. In a Facebook post this morning, the bar's owner indicated that Sunday service would be its last. "We have both a...

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Thursday, August 10, 2017

'St. Louis Square Off' Vows to Determine the Best St. Louis-Style Pizza

Posted By on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 1:22 PM

If your dream pizza comes with a cracker-thin crust, a mound of gooey Provel and, yes, squares instead of slices, you'll want to get to the Hill this fall. St. Louis' old-school Italian neighborhood will be hosting a festival to determine the very best St. Louis-style pizza around: the St....

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For Dinner: 10 Courses of Edible Insects, From Chef Logan Ely

Posted By on Thu, Aug 10, 2017 at 7:20 AM

Raise your hand if you’re grossed out at the prospect of chowing down on an insect. Did you know that two billion people on the planet eat insects on a regular basis? Each of the 1,900 edible insect species has a different flavor and all of them are packed...

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Paraquad to Open the Bloom Cafe, a Breakfast and Lunch Destination with Big Goals

Posted By on Wed, Aug 9, 2017 at 6:58 AM

Paraquad (5240 Oakland Avenue), the region's premiere non-profit serving those with disabilities, is about to expand its mission in a big way — with a cafe that hopes both to serve food and serve its clients, too. The Bloom Café, which plans to be open by the end of...

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