January 04, 2011

Ginger Bistro

Ginger Bistro describes its cuisine as "pioneering Asian fusion." It might be the first Asian fusion restaurant located inside an old Blockbuster video store, which I suppose would make it a pioneer of retail development. Its food, however, isn't what we mean by Asian fusion. Continue reading Ian Froeb's review of Ginger Bistro. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.
Ginger Bistro
6665 Delmar Blvd. University City, MO 63130
U City Loop
314-222-2588
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One of the owners, John Huang, with servers Stephanie Martin (on left) and Lauren Hollins (on right).
One of the owners, John Huang, with servers Stephanie Martin (on left) and Lauren Hollins (on right).
Ginger Bistro is located in the old Blockbuster video in The Loop.
Ginger Bistro is located in the old Blockbuster video in The Loop.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
The bar at Ginger Bistro.
Aguey and Aping Chen, cooks and husband & wife.
Aguey and Aping Chen, cooks and husband & wife.
Aguey Chen, cook at Ginger Bistro.
Aguey Chen, cook at Ginger Bistro.
Aguey Chen, cook at Ginger Bistro.
Aguey Chen, cook at Ginger Bistro.
Walnut Prawn is golden crispy shrimp tossed with a sweet mayo sauce and topped with walnuts.
Walnut Prawn is golden crispy shrimp tossed with a sweet mayo sauce and topped with walnuts.
Walnut Prawn is golden crispy shrimp tossed with a sweet mayo sauce and topped with walnuts.
Walnut Prawn is golden crispy shrimp tossed with a sweet mayo sauce and topped with walnuts.