December 23, 2022

The Greatest New St. Louis Restaurants of 2022 [PHOTOS]


RFT Food Editor Cheryl Baehr has painstakingly crafted her top ten restaurants into a curated list. Here are her top ten, along with two honorable mentions. Check out her full article when it goes live in our 12/28 issue. And then go have a look at our Best of St. Louis 2022 for more of the best food to eat in St. Louis.
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Bowood by Niche
(4605 Olive Street, 314-454-6868)
Pictured: buttermilk pancakes, avocado toast, honey bun, baked oatmeal and latte.
Mabel Suen

Bowood by Niche
(4605 Olive Street, 314-454-6868)

Pictured: buttermilk pancakes, avocado toast, honey bun, baked oatmeal and latte.
Bistro La Floraison
(7636 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton; 314-725-8880
Pictured: fried chicken cordon bleu, Maine crab rillette toast, beet salad, braised short ribs, steak tartare and gougères.
Mabel Suen

Bistro La Floraison
(7636 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton; 314-725-8880

Pictured: fried chicken cordon bleu, Maine crab rillette toast, beet salad, braised short ribs, steak tartare and gougères.
Jalea
(323 North Main Street, St. Charles; 314-303-0144)
Andrew Cisneros' debut restaurant nails the classic cevicheria experience.
Mabel Suen

Jalea
(323 North Main Street, St. Charles; 314-303-0144)

Andrew Cisneros' debut restaurant nails the classic cevicheria experience.
Grand Pied
(3137 Morgan Ford Road, 314-974-8113)
Grand Pied is a celebration of comfort food done right.
Mabel Suen

Grand Pied
(3137 Morgan Ford Road, 314-974-8113)

Grand Pied is a celebration of comfort food done right.
Menya Rui
(3453 Hampton Avenue, 314-601-3524)
Pictured (clockwise from top left): Pork shoyu ramen, house cucumbers, original tsukemen, tantanmen brothless and karage.
Mabel Suen

Menya Rui
(3453 Hampton Avenue, 314-601-3524)

Pictured (clockwise from top left): Pork shoyu ramen, house cucumbers, original tsukemen, tantanmen brothless and karage.
Westchester
(127 Chesterfield Towne Center, Chesterfield; 636-778-0635)
Pictured: Bread and whipped butter, duck fat truffle fries, Wenneman's pork rib chop, fried bologna sandwich with house salad, cocktails, roasted beet salad and Westchester onion soup.
Mabel Suen

Westchester
(127 Chesterfield Towne Center, Chesterfield; 636-778-0635)

Pictured: Bread and whipped butter, duck fat truffle fries, Wenneman's pork rib chop, fried bologna sandwich with house salad, cocktails, roasted beet salad and Westchester onion soup.
Bar Moro
(7610 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton; 314-296-3000) 
Ben Poremba’s homage to Iberian dining is less a Spanish restaurant and more an immersive trip to Spain.
Greg Rannells

Bar Moro
(7610 Wydown Boulevard, Clayton; 314-296-3000)

Ben Poremba’s homage to Iberian dining is less a Spanish restaurant and more an immersive trip to Spain.
Arzola’s Fajitas + Margaritas
(2730 McNair Avenue, 314-226-9672)
The steak fajitas are a godsend.
Mabel Suen

Arzola’s Fajitas + Margaritas
(2730 McNair Avenue, 314-226-9672)

The steak fajitas are a godsend.
Sabroso Cocina Mexicana
(11146 Old Street Charles Rock Road, St. Ann; 314-918-5037)
(clockwise from top left): pambazo, street tacos, machete, birria, mole and cochinita pibil.
Mabel Suen

Sabroso Cocina Mexicana
(11146 Old Street Charles Rock Road, St. Ann; 314-918-5037)

(clockwise from top left): pambazo, street tacos, machete, birria, mole and cochinita pibil.
Salve Osteria
(3200 South Grand Boulevard, 314-771-3411) 
Pictured: A selection of shareable plates, pastas, entrees and desserts.
Mabel Suen

Salve Osteria
(3200 South Grand Boulevard, 314-771-3411)

Pictured: A selection of shareable plates, pastas, entrees and desserts.