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Dining Out: St. Louis

Mac’s Local Eats

I’ve been hesitant to share anything with you fine people about Mac’s Local Eats because, frankly, I don’t want you there. To be clear, I’m writing this because…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Big Baby Q

Every restaurant has a different vibe. It’s not just how the restaurant looks, but how it makes you feel. For example, eating lunch at Vicia makes me feel…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Pie Hard

“We wanted to dedicate our truck to the greatest hero this nation has ever known: John McClane,” chef/owner Michael Pastor tells me. “The documentary about his actions, Die Hard,…

Dining Out: Nashville

City House

Here’s how I ended up at Nashville’s City House: a friend told me to go. I didn’t look at the menu. I didn’t even ask him what to…

Guerrilla Alliance Dinner: Shrimp Sinigang

Dining Out: St. Louis

Guerrilla Alliance #1: Nowell Gata

My introduction to Filipino food is the way I wish I could be introduced to all cuisines: a massive neighborhood potluck, 20-plus dishes, all cooked by moms, aunties, and…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Salt + Smoke’s Brisket

There are a lot of things to like about Salt + Smoke, like owner Tom Schmidt’s sultry voice and his Leonidas beard, dense as Germany’s Black Forest, dark as…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Chris Bolyard’s Living Room Pop-Up

It’s quarter to six and I’m standing in Living Room cafe’s galley kitchen. Chef, owner, and butcher of Bolyard’s Meat and Provisions, Chris Bolyard, is to my right, setting…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Luau at the Four Seasons

You always want what you can’t have, and growing up, that was pork for me. Like a lot of Jewish kids, I grew up in a half-heartedly Kosher…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Union Loafers Pizza Night

There are a lot of things to love about Union Loafers: its bread, its lunch options, its modern-yet-classic decor, its proximity to La Patisserie Chouquette, and the adorable…

Dining Out: St. Louis

With Food and Love: Midsummer

For you pop-up dinner lovers, I’ve got another option for you: fellow food blogger Sherrie Castellano of With Food and Love has started a series of small, intimate dinners. And,…

Dish of the Day

Curry Catfish at Reeds

Forget what you think you know about Thai food—it’s not all coconut cream and pad thai. Thai food is about complexity. The interplay of flavors—salty, spicy, sweet, sour—push even the…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Schlafly Farmers Market

Too lazy to wake up in time to get to the Tower Grove Farmers Market before everything’s been bought? Me too. Lucky for us, there’s another option: Schlafly Bottleworks’…