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Ann Lemons Pollack

Ann Lemons Pollack  began writing about food in 1984 for St. Louis Dining. It would be another 10 years before she married (and cooked for) St. Louis Post-Dispatch restaurant critic Joe Pollack. A one-time picky eater, Ann has written for the Post-Dispatch, New Orleans Menu, Sauce Magazine, and Ladue News, among other publications. She and her late husband wrote three guides to St. Louis restaurants, as well as numerous travel pieces featuring the U.S., Western Europe, and Southeast Asia. She’s currently at work on a non-guide book.

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The former St. Louisan also owns two restaurants in Orange County. Read more

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A sampling of St. Louis’ finest, across all price points Read more

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Women average 20 percent tips versus men’s 16 percent and are more likely than men to always tip at sit-down restaurants. Read more

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And the back cover for 'Flat as a Pancake,' the first album from Head East, was photographed here. Read more

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"Washingtonian" said it might be the city's best-hidden bar. Read more

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St. Louis' iconic barbecue joint will cease operations on December 30. Read more

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The variety of restaurants was surprising, with at least 11 different national cuisines represented. Read more

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Discover the top spots around town that serve this quintessential culinary combo. Read more

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These unassuming spots offer a twist on the classic sammy. Read more

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Take a tour of New Orleans-style sandwiches offered around town. Read more

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David Tallichet opened the first restaurant—named for the famous WWI unit—in California and later opened other locations, including one here, near McDonnell Douglas, in 1978. Read more

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Beer, wine, music, elevated food offerings...and more beer, on Friday night and Saturday. Read more

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Opening in the late ’60s, the St. Charles restaurant became a hot spot almost overnight. Read more

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The latest entry in Ann Lemons Pollack's series on the brunch scene in St. Louis Read more

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Owner Frank Mormino served sandwiches so thick, they were the subject of a wire service story a few years after Europa 390 opened. Read more

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Owner Derek Schulze uses ingredients from his family’s farm outside of Warrenton, Missouri. Read more

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The latest entry in Ann Lemons Pollack's series on the brunch scene in St. Louis Read more

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The Daily Meal gave Sweetie Pie's the No. 52 spot, while Kansas City's Stroud's is No. 13. Read more

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Located at the corner of Lindbergh and Lemay Ferry, Dohack’s was a stalwart of South County for 80 years. Read more

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The intrepid chef at one time owned the renowned Fio's La Fourchette in St. Louis. Read more

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