July 01, 2013

The Year in St. Louis Food Porn (So Far...)

2013 is half-over, seems like a fine time to look over our favorite food photos published in the RFT this year. Shots from restaurants old and new, food festivals and a tavern or two.
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A display of the brisket, baby back ribs, housemade jalapeno sausage, baked beans and potato salad. See more photos: Inside the Sugarfire Smoke House.
Jennifer Silverberg
A display of the brisket, baby back ribs, housemade jalapeno sausage, baked beans and potato salad. See more photos: Inside the Sugarfire Smoke House.
Falafel at Joyia Tapas at 4501 Manchester Avenue. See more photos: Inside Joyia Tapas in the Grove.
Jennifer Silverberg
Falafel at Joyia Tapas at 4501 Manchester Avenue. See more photos: Inside Joyia Tapas in the Grove.
A "Pick-Your-Pie" - 12" with goat cheese, tomato, and basil from Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. See more photos: Inside Downtown's Flying Saucer Draught Emporium.
Jennifer Silverberg
A "Pick-Your-Pie" - 12" with goat cheese, tomato, and basil from Flying Saucer Draught Emporium. See more photos: Inside Downtown's Flying Saucer Draught Emporium.
Lamb: Braised lamb shank pappardelle. See more photos: Inside Robust on Washington Avenue.
Corey Woodruff
Lamb: Braised lamb shank pappardelle. See more photos: Inside Robust on Washington Avenue.
A classic duck Confit over parsnip potato puree with Bordeaux sauce. See more photos: Inside Bar Les Freres in Clayton.
Jennifer Silverberg
A classic duck Confit over parsnip potato puree with Bordeaux sauce. See more photos: Inside Bar Les Freres in Clayton.
Ribeye, presented with allium, hollandaise and Meyer lemon at Niche. See more photos: Inside Niche in Clayton.
Jennifer Silverberg
Ribeye, presented with allium, hollandaise and Meyer lemon at Niche. See more photos: Inside Niche in Clayton.
How many of these could you eat in a row? Photographed at a professionally sanctioned fried taco eating contest at the 50th Bethalto Jaycees Country Fair in June. See more photos: Scenes From a Fried Taco Eating Contest.
Madelaine Azar
How many of these could you eat in a row? Photographed at a professionally sanctioned fried taco eating contest at the 50th Bethalto Jaycees Country Fair in June. See more photos: Scenes From a Fried Taco Eating Contest.
The fifth-annual Off Broadway crawfish boil drew a packed house on May 25. See more photos: 225 Pounds of Crawfish Boiled at Off Broadway.
Kristan Lieb
The fifth-annual Off Broadway crawfish boil drew a packed house on May 25. See more photos: 225 Pounds of Crawfish Boiled at Off Broadway.
Just off the I-64 exit for Collinsville Road in Fairmont City, and just past a gentle curve in the road, you will see a very small brick building on the left with a few cars and heavy-duty pickups in the parking lot beside it. This is Mi Tierra Tienda y Taqueria. This is your stop. See more photos: Eating the Terrific Tacos at Mi Tierra in Fairmont City.
Jennifer Silverberg
Just off the I-64 exit for Collinsville Road in Fairmont City, and just past a gentle curve in the road, you will see a very small brick building on the left with a few cars and heavy-duty pickups in the parking lot beside it. This is Mi Tierra Tienda y Taqueria. This is your stop. See more photos: Eating the Terrific Tacos at Mi Tierra in Fairmont City.
The Bacon Fest St. Louis went down on Saturday, March, 23 at Kiener Plaza, celebrating all things bacon, including a 500-pound "hog log" in a custom smoker. See more photos: Bacon Fest St. Louis.
Jason Stoff
The Bacon Fest St. Louis went down on Saturday, March, 23 at Kiener Plaza, celebrating all things bacon, including a 500-pound "hog log" in a custom smoker. See more photos: Bacon Fest St. Louis.