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The restaurant replaces Atlas in DeBaliviere Place. more

Jan 18, 2018 4:00 AM Restaurant Reviews

A year-end rant about “pop-ups” and “comfort food,” esoteric menus and overwrought ingredients, boozy shakes and cookie-cutter chefs. more

Dec 29, 2017 10:29 AM Dining 2 Comments

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Dining critic Dave Lowry reflects on culinary highlights from the past year. more

Dec 28, 2017 12:00 PM Dining

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Qui Tran’s long-awaited ramen shop comes to Creve Coeur more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Restaurant Reviews

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Opened in September, the comfortable, unpretentious eatery is turning out meals rivaling any in our region in terms of creativity, quality ingredients, and taste. more

Dec 21, 2017 4:00 AM Restaurant Reviews

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The concept’s simple: Order seafood to your liking, calibrating the spice level, then wait for it to be delivered, steaming, in a bag, and dig in. more

Nov 16, 2017 4:00 AM Restaurant Reviews

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The restaurateur's latest venture has big ambitions. more

Nov 3, 2017 9:40 AM Dining

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Private Kitchen's Lawrence Chen brings a first to the metro area—a Chinese dish so irresistible, it could grow as popular as T-rav. more

Oct 25, 2017 10:59 AM Dining

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A famed chocolatier puts its stamp on café dining in the CWE. more

Oct 18, 2017 9:52 PM Restaurant Reviews

The outpost of Ballwin's New India's Kitchen serves saag paneer, samosas, and more in a mall food court. more

Oct 13, 2017 8:00 AM Dining 1 Comments

Yes, the brisket really is worth the drive. more

Oct 6, 2017 8:59 AM Dining

Since February 2015, the former concert venue in The Grove has billed itself as a "sandwich pub." more

Sep 28, 2017 9:00 AM Dining

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The casual, family-friendly neighborhood eatery specializes in American fare with a slight Bosnian kick. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:00 AM Dining

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The "vegetable-forward" menu and casual sophistication is a welcome addition to St. Louis dining. more

Sep 14, 2017 2:00 AM Dining

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Though the focus is on drinks, the dishes are equally notable. more

Aug 24, 2017 6:00 AM , Dining

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A polished upscale setting features complex vegetable-centric small plates in St. Louis’ newest high-tech neighborhood. more

Aug 24, 2017 6:00 AM Restaurant Reviews

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Where the scenery's as much of a draw as the drinks more

Aug 24, 2017 5:00 AM Dining

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Seasonal American fare with a cosmopolitan accent is served in a vintage parkside setting. more

Jul 20, 2017 4:55 PM Restaurant Reviews

It appears the FDA standardization of beard snoods is, much like our own facial hair, a grey area. more

Jul 13, 2017 11:50 AM Dining

SLM food critic Dave Lowry pleads his case. more

Jun 15, 2017 4:33 PM Dining 10 Comments