Joe Pollack


Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Granny's ingredients more

May 21, 2012 2:09 PM ,

Editor's Note: Two items: One, the reader might question the above byline. Joe Pollack died on March 9; he and Ann visited Harvest several weeks prior to his passing. This review is his last for R... more

Apr 6, 2012 3:45 PM , Dining


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Remy’s Kitchen & Wine Bar 222 S. Bemiston Clayton 314-726-5757 Lunch Mon–Fri, dinner Mon–Sat Average Main Course: $20 (small plates are much less) Dress: Clayton cas... more

Mar 26, 2012 9:29 AM ,

La Tejana Taqueria is not for folks who want American-style tacos in American-style Mexican restaurants. Located in an aging strip mall on Lindbergh Boulevard between St. Charles Rock Road and Midl... more

Feb 24, 2012 3:40 PM , Dining


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2017 Chouteau Lafayette Square 314-241-8989 Lunch Tue–Fri, dinner Tue–Sun Average Main Course : $20 Dress : Shoot the gap between that Hermès scarf and your black beret. Re... more

Feb 22, 2012 1:55 PM

Editor's Note: From time to time, our critics do get "out of the house" and travel. When they experience something notable--from the well-known to the well-hidden--we'll let you know about it here... more

Feb 8, 2012 3:00 PM , Dining

Imagine this scenario: You're working in the kitchen at El Bulli , one of the world's great restaurants, and Ferran Adrià, one of the world's great chefs, calls you over. Your assignment is to do ... more

Feb 2, 2012 12:14 PM Dining

Lots of muttering on food blogs around town that dim sum is becoming the same old thing week after week, but we may have lucked into the secret to a wider range of options – many of which were new ... more

Feb 1, 2012 4:55 PM , Dining

Mistakes happen. A hurried, or harried, server gives a customer the wrong check, or swipes the wrong credit card. I eat out a lot, as almost everyone knows, and I use a credit card with my name on ... more

Jan 30, 2012 11:35 AM Dining


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Like its regulars, Roberto's feels at home in South County. more

Jan 24, 2012 5:01 PM


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Saffron 2137 Barrett Station Des Peres 314-965-3822 Lunch and dinner daily Dress: Anything but that green Nehru jacket you refuse to part with Average Main Course: $15 ... more

Jan 24, 2012 11:35 AM

Want to be a judge at the 5th annual Consumer Wine Awards ? Want to taste dozens of wines and express your opinions? Want to spend St. Patrick's Day in lovely Lodi, Calif.? Well, your chance is he... more

Jan 10, 2012 3:35 PM Dining

There are two things we don't argue with people about: barbecue and pizza. Thus we don't enter seriously into the mouth-foaming arguments over Provel. Part of that may be that we are not St. Lou... more

Jan 10, 2012 9:40 AM , Dining


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A mother/daughter team serves up home-style Bosnian fare. more

Jan 6, 2012 3:34 PM

If there's anything you want to know about Calvados, the French apple brandy named  for the district in Normandy where the apples grow and the brandy is distilled, do I have the book for you. It's ... more

Dec 29, 2011 3:40 PM Dining

Wine labels used to be simple reading: The name of the winery. The vintage. The grape. Then designers and artists got into the act, and so did providers of catchy, proprietary names. Walk through t... more

Dec 12, 2011 3:15 PM Dining


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Milagro Modern Mexican 20 Allen, Ste. 130 Webster Groves 314-962-4300 Lunch and dinner Tue–Sun Dress: Casual, but leave the huaraches at home. Average Main Cou... more

Dec 6, 2011 11:07 AM

According to the popular books, pulp magazines and comics of my misspent youth, Native Americans did all sorts of things with the buffalo, once they had learned unerring accuracy with the bow and a... more

Nov 11, 2011 12:10 PM Dining


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A downtown standby for a generation, the Dooley burger has returned, now to Grand Center, a half-block north of the Fox Theatre, with Sean Dooley taking over for his dad, Alex. The younger Dooley i... more

Nov 10, 2011 10:45 AM , Dining

St. Louis has what we think is its first restaurant-within-a-restaurant. Jim Fiala recently opened Liluma's Side Door inside his nine-year-old Liluma, utilizing its little-used, smaller dining ro... more

Nov 2, 2011 1:25 PM , Dining