A new year means plenty of new things, and St. Louis' dining scene is no exception.
Let's face it, 2022 has been rough, and we've seen a lot of restaurant closures
. But there are some grand returns slated for 2023, and some exciting new prospects on the way.
Food editor Cheryl Baehr
has compiled her list of the 10 Most Anticipated Restaurants of 2023. She writes, "Despite the many challenges that persist in the hospitality business, St. Louis diners have reason to be optimistic about the coming year. Longtime favorites are poised to expand, newcomers are planting roots, and it's entirely possible that the area will, once and for all, get a respectable bagel shop."
After Cheryl's top 10, we also selected some additional restaurants to look forward to in the new year. Don't forget to pick up our January 4 issue on newsstands for a complete set of predictions about what's to come in 2023, or visit our online Bold Predictions issue here