December 17, 2012

Little Country Gentleman

This week, Ian Froeb reviews Little Country Gentleman, the new concept from Mike Randolph, owner and chef of the SLU-area Neapolitan pizzeria Good Pie and the gourmet breakfast spot Half & Half. He says the dishes are "so remarkable that, at three months old, Little Country Gentleman deserves mention in a discussion of St. Louis’ best restaurants."

Read the full Little Country Gentleman review

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Steak tartare, a starter course, is prime strip, cilantro, quail egg and daikon-radish consomme.
Steak tartare, a starter course, is prime strip, cilantro, quail egg and daikon-radish consomme.
The relish tray, the other first course, comes with raw, roasted and pickled beets, radishes, potatoes and okra.
The relish tray, the other first course, comes with raw, roasted and pickled beets, radishes, potatoes and okra.
Course three, "Cow," is parsnip miso, root vegetables, pearl onion and Maytag blue cheese.
Course three, "Cow," is parsnip miso, root vegetables, pearl onion and Maytag blue cheese.
The cheese cart can be wheeled to tables for the meal's final taste.
The cheese cart can be wheeled to tables for the meal's final taste.
The cheese cart can be wheeled to tables for the meal's final taste.
The cheese cart can be wheeled to tables for the meal's final taste.
The No. 5 1/2 is a smoke canopy, koval white millet whiskey, housemade sweet vermouth, lillet blanc, port and barkeep apple bitters.
The No. 5 1/2 is a smoke canopy, koval white millet whiskey, housemade sweet vermouth, lillet blanc, port and barkeep apple bitters.
The No. 4 is Averell Damson gin liqueur, Swedish Punsch, gomme, lemon and Luxardo Fernet bitters.
The No. 4 is Averell Damson gin liqueur, Swedish Punsch, gomme, lemon and Luxardo Fernet bitters.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.
Barman T.S. Ferguson at Clayton's Little Country Gentleman.