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A dinner fork closes in on a duck egg, resting atop braised and grilled pork belly with lacinato kale, sweet potato, and white turnips.

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Review: Five Bistro

Eat early—unfashionably so. Visit Five Bistro when the evening’s young enough that you have a good chance of being the first customer. Tables on one side of the restaurant look out onto Daggett Avenue... more »

Aug 22, 2014 Restaurant Reviews

Wok-seared vegetables inside a seven-pointed star cut from pressed, fried noodles

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Eat at Joe's: Dao Tien Bistro

One of the better places on the strip of Asian restaurants along Olive Boulevard is the one that’s hardest to see. Dao Tien Bistro has an address on Olive, but it’s most accessible via McKnight Road... more »

Aug 22, 2014 Restaurant Reviews (1 Comments)

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Review: Farmhaus

There are charcuterie plates. Then there’s Farmhaus’ take. The butcher’s plate on our visit was a celebration of pork pride, crowding a wooden slab not smaller than the tabletop... more »

Jul 24, 2014 Restaurant Reviews

Old-school class: gilded mirrors and statues tucked in archways

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Review: Dominic's on the Hill

Some years ago, Condé Nast Traveler crowned Dominic’s as one of the top two Italian eateries in the U.S., with both being from St. Louis. So we wanted to know the other one. more »

Jun 20, 2014 Restaurant Reviews

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Review: 801 Chophouse

Amorsel of meat and a drop of alcohol—these, Nepalese tradition has it, are the first food and drink given to a newborn. So we figured, why not invite someone from Nepal to join us at a chophouse w... more »

May 16, 2014 Restaurant Reviews

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