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Recipes

Peach & Chamomile Panna Cotta

St. Louis summer can be brutal. Oppressive humidity, days where it’s as hot as the desert, spiders. Sometimes I wonder why anyone decided to settle here. On the other…

Dining Out

Olio City

“Is Whiskey and Soba dead?” No. Much like Batman in the time between The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises, I needed to step away for a bit. There were a…

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…

Meet + Greet

Lisa Govro

What started as an art project in 2012 has evolved into St. Louis’ hottest tea business. I sat down with Big Heart Tea Co.’s (formerly Retrailer Tea) founder,…

Dish of the Day

Torta Ahogada

I do my best not to do the standard Food Network reaction when I eat something delicious (you know the one: they take a bite, then simultaneously roll…

Dish of the Day

Union Loafers’ Pizza

Hey Spencer, didn’t you already write about Union Loafers’ pizza? I sure did. Back in the old days (this summer), Loafers only made pizza once a week. If…

Dining Out: St. Louis

I Love Juice Bar

Wasn’t it great complaining/humble-bragging to your coworkers at work the last few days about how you’re still full from Christmas feasting, when you expertly prepared that whatever? First of all,…

Dining Out: St. Louis

Publico’s Happy Hour

“The Mini-Taco Chronicles” INT. HIGH SCHOOL CAFETERIA, ST. LOUIS, MO – 2005 A young Spencer stands in line in his school’s cafeteria, anxiously awaiting his turn to have…

Dish of the Day

Randolfi’s White Bolognese

Months ago, I recommended that a friend have a celebratory dinner at Randolfi’s. She texted me midway through her meal, exclaiming that the white bolognese was so good, she…

Meet + Greet

A Conversation with Gerard Craft

Gerard Craft is undeniably one of the most influential chefs in the Midwest, and has been for nearly a decade. His progressive thinking and leadership has given St. Louis…

Recipes

The Cold, Dark, Stirred Bitter Truth

In an ideal world, I’d spend every evening at Randolfi’s. I’d walk in with my glorious beard, impeccably tailored peacoat, and shawl collared sweater, brush the snow off…