February 2014


St. Louis Magazine’s February issue is about all things Italian! Discover 50 must try-try dishes and destinations, from the Hill to the burbs. Also inside: a 13-page guide to the legal scene, Clayton’s new dining hot spot, and a conversation with radio legend Johnny Rabbitt. Pick up your copies today!


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

This year marks Ron Elz's 60th on air and more than 50 years broadcasting as Johnny Rabbitt, a character that he introduced at the now-defunct KXOK-AM in April 1962. List the call letters of the ra... Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

"It’s the city side of me,” says Nathalie Pettus, owner of Overlook Farm in Clarksville and now the casually elegant Nathalie’s. The St. Louis native has transformed Salt’s former location into w... Read more


If you seek relief from hipsterdom, visit Al’s Restaurant ( 1200 N. First, 314-421-6399, ). Located north of Laclede’s Landing, it’s a solitary lighthouse that quietly awaits t... Read more



Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Food, really extraordinary food, has transportational powers. With a single bite of the Diner Burger at The Libertine, we were sent to a tiny burger joint in summery southeast Kansas, the former Ma... Read more

Restaurant Reviews


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

Ray Carpenter is driven—and his need to be the best is no idle chatter. His tenure at Prime 1000 resulted in a nod from the Travel Channel as the best steakhouse and lounge in Missouri and acclaim ... Read more


Photography by Ashley Gieseking

You might be surprised by some of the selections available at these markets. Read more


Photography Courtesy of Mike Johnson

The journey is part of the fun for Greg Perez Read more

Where you can click for more legal resources Read more


Illustration by  Scott Roberts

The vast majority of legal disputes never see the inside of a courtroom. Read more


Photography courtesy of the Brothers Lazaroff

The Brothers Lazaroff describe their work in terms of being both a two-man writing team and a five-man band. For brothers David and Jeff Lazaroff, the songs are the foundation; they typically wri... Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

A white box and construction lights—for Blueprint Coffee co-owners Kevin Reddy and Mike Marquard, the minimal space was perfect. The two collaborated with Reddy’s architect brother, Brian, to creat... Read more


Photography by Kate Munsch

A taste of four local salad dressings Read more


Photography by Ashley Gieseking

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner on The Hill Read more

Small-claims court may not require a lawyer—but the process can be confusing. Read more


A guide to navigating Missouri’s judicial system Read more

Former St. Louis Post-Dispatch writer Sylvester Brown Jr. started the Sweet Potato Project in 2012, hoping to improve the lives of teens from the neighborhood where he grew up. Read more


Photography by Greg Rannells

Fresh-made pasta trends Read more


Kevin A. Roberts

Photography by Kevin A. Roberts Click HERE to read more about Lusso in the February 2014 issue of St. Louis Magazine . Read more


Photography by Kevin A. Roberts

At Lusso, the co-owners’ personalities shine through in everything. Read more

The colorful framed textiles sold by St. Louis native Christina Bryant’s new online shop, St. Frank ( ), all tell a story. Artisans from around the world carefully handcraft each item, ... Read more