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September 2013

Schools Dazed

How Missouri flunked another civics test more »

Oct 24, 2013 9:19 AM Think Again

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Review: Pan D’Olive

You won’t always be able to go to Pan D’Olive. There are, simply put, enough homes within walking distance of it that sooner or later, this intimate, attractive space will become a “neighborhood” r... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM Restaurant Reviews

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

First Bite: Tripel Brasserie

Although beer has been brewed in Belgium for a thousand years, it’s that country’s Trappist monks who deserve a keg of kudos for refining its many beer styles, including tripel (brewed with three t... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM Dining

Liquid Assets: Skinny Sipping

We have all heard of wines that are big, rich, full-bodied, and even… fat . Most of us can infer what those types of wines would be: oaky chardonnay, old Grand Cru white Burgundy, white wines from ... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM Dining

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

From the Editor: Monthly Specials

Late each month, dining editor George Mahe posts a much-anticipated list on Relish, the magazine’s dining blog. It appears in print several weeks later, beside the restaurant listings at the back o... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

The Well-Seasoned Life: Café Telegraph at the Barracks

Once upon a time, this town had plenty of little neighborhood eateries. Families—or maybe curmudgeonly bachelors—ran them, none of the wait staff dressed up, half of the customers were known by nam... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM 1 Comments

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Things We Love: Gifts for Guys

Teranishi leather laptop case, $175. East + West, 205 N. Kirkwood, 314-835-1419, eastandweststl.com . Sunglasses, $20. Moris Men’s Shop, 226 N. Euclid, 314-361-6800, morisfashions.com . Che... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM Style

Photograph by Louis Block, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

Flashback, 1900: After a Fashion

This year is a flash, a switchover, a bright scintillation on the sharp side of a needle. At Christmas, Queen Victoria travels to the Isle of Wight and begins to die; her son, Edward, is on the thr... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM History

The Best New Restaurants in St. Louis

28 exciting additions to St. Louis’ dining scene more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM Dining

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Kitchen Q&A: Charles Crenchaw of Sweetie Pie's

Even before Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s became the No. 1–rated show on the Oprah Winfrey Network, Sweetie Pie’s was already the No. 1 choice for soul food in St. Louis. So when we heard the restaura... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:25 PM

Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Q&A: A Conversation with Rocco Landesman

The only thing St. Louis canonizes more fiercely than Gaslight Square is the World’s Fair, and Rocco Landesman has deep, familial connections to both. His grandfather Benjamin emigrated from German... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A Manly Makeover: Moris Fashions Rebrands

Moris Fashions rebrands as Moris Men’s Shop, with a completely new vibe. more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A New Lease: Cha Boutique Evolves

Cha Boutique evolves, with new lines, airbrush tanning, and long-term plans. more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Photograph by Kevin Lowder

First Stop: Dancing in the Streets

Amelia Rudolph, founder and artistic director of vertical dance ensemble Bandaloop, once explained that her dancers don’t just dance on buildings: “We specialize in dancing on buildings.” That ha... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Photograph by Joshua Black Wilkins

Music: Kentucky Knife Fight

The only area rock band booked onto this year’s LouFest lineup, Kentucky Knife Fight , kicks off the proceedings on Saturday, September 7, with a noon slot. It’s a nice high-profile gig—one much d... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Ansel Adams’ “Moonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico." Courtesy of the International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum

The Arts: International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum in Grand Center

In February, five semis hauled out of Oklahoma City, rolling down Interstate 44 toward St. Louis. They weren’t carrying the usual stuff—aluminum extrusion or bags of lawn chemicals—but rather more ... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

Behind the Scenes of the 2013 Fall Fashion Shoot

Photography by Courtney Zahner more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM Fashion Portfolios

Royal Couture

A look at the the World Chess Hall of Fame’s “A Queen Within” exhibit more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM

The Height of Fashion

From the last roar of the ’20s right past World War II, it was St. Louis—oh, and New York—that dressed the nation’s slimmest women. more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM Style

Photography by Alise O’Brien

First View: Wells Fargo Advisors

Offices are all about Berber carpet, dropped ceilings, and oat-colored walls. Right? Well, they used to be. Arcturis principal Margaret McDonald says St. Louis’ new startup culture is rippling into... more »

Aug 19, 2013 4:24 PM