O Captain! My Captain! Our fearful trip is done ... Oh, mateys. Let us not lament the fall of the Captain – Morgan, that is. The spiced rum of our underage drinking days is still around, but we’ve grown up. We’ve visited the Caribbean – and Central and South America, ...
September 2, 2015
Grains that Pop: Chefs add crunch to our favorite dishes
Once upon a time, there were many kinds of grains from faraway lands, with different names and sizes and shapes and flavors. One by one they all disappeared, and the people of the land ate mostly rice and pasta. But now, my dears, the fairy tale is renewed: You can’t ...
September 30, 2014
Midnight Meal: ‘Twas the night after dinner service, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring besides a chef and
Patrick and Suzanne Connolly know a thing or two about being night owls. From the moment they met and began dating from a distance – Suzanne living in New York City, Patrick working in Boston at Radius, for which he would receive the James Beard Foundation award for Best Chef: ...
November 30, 2013
The Bitters Kitchen: The cook’s secret weapon is stashed behind the bar
Hundreds of bitters were around before Prohibition, but The Noble Experiment changed all that. By 2004, only three commercially made bitters were on the market. But the cocktail boon (accompanied with a love for small-batch everything and a quest for all things esoteric) has led to a market saturated with ...
November 30, 2013
Where to Explore Next: Third-Wave Coffee Shops
When Sump Coffee opened its doors, it made a major splash on the local bean scene, offering no apologies for its lightly roasted beans, long wait times and no-cream-and-sugar policy. Nearly two years later, one local coffee bigwig is doubling down on coffee’s new era, and a handful of third-wave ...
November 11, 2013
Latest St. Louis Restaurant News
Chef Andrew Cisneros will open Peruvian restaurant Jalea in St. Charles later this year
Peruvian restaurant Jalea is slated open in December in St. Charles, Missouri.
Three Monkeys owners back in business with Black Sheep Whiskey & Wine and pizza concept Three Little Monkeys
Black Sheep Whiskey & Wine will open in early November at 3153 Morgan Ford Road, and ...