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July 2019

St. Louis Magazine’s July issue is out now, and the cover story features our annual A-List Awards! Discover more than 500 winners and finalists in dining, nightlife, shopping, culture, and more. Also inside: Left Bank Books turns 50; a look at how the law is racing to catch up with tech; and more. And don’t miss the newest edition of Design STL, featuring the latest in kitchens and baths

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ILLUSTRATION BY JOEL KIMMEL

As actor John Goodman recently noted, St. Louis has not only the longtime favorites, but we have “more than our fair share of James Beard Award–winning chefs,” and “we’re still turning out some of music’s best ever night..." Read more

Culture

Under the Obama administration, the EPA required the Veolia hazardous waste incinerators in Sauget, Illinois to monitor which heavy metals were being released in a gaseous form. Read more

News

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Illustration by Britt Spencer

The stuff was iconic, a readymade symbol of the postwar appetite for ease and domestic gadgetry. By 1951, annual sales had topped $7 million. Read more

St. Louis Sage

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Swoboda explains what diners can expect at the historic hotel's various culinary offerings—The Last Kitchen, The Last Pantry, and The Last Rooftop. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Spencer Pernikoff

Nick Bognar's new restaurant in Botanical Heights, Ben Poremba's hip corner bodega, and more Read more

Dining

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Although an especially smug diner might find the decor passé, the strip mall location garish, and the St. Louis–style house salad unhip, there’s nothing pedestrian about satisfying food prepared with sincerity and care. Read more

Restaurant Reviews

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Getty Images

The year-long program comprises six 8-week segments, with weekly online courses. Students also brew their own beers and visit breweries and labs. Read more

Dining

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

The dining spot offers a contemporary setting in a historic building with a classy wine lounge, piano, and seasonal fare. Read more

Restaurant Reviews

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Big sellers include such unusual selections as sweet corn, Honeycomb cereal milk, gooey butter, and strawberry balsamic goat cheese. Read more

Dining

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James M. Carrington, courtesy of the Missouri History Museum

In 1969, the patriotic event drew hundreds of thousands, and Famous-Barr orchestrated a whole show in the air and on the water. Read more

History

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Kevin A. Roberts

“We all have gifts,” says Lessor, “but unless your parents mirror back, you will drop your gift. Parents filter their children." Read more

Health

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Photo by Wesley Law

Melissa Price and Teresa Bomkamp handle some of the most wrenching, least fathomable cases out there—horrific murders and child or sexual abuse cases—yet neither can imagine doing anything else. Read more

News

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Find Drummond's work this fall at The Sheldon Art Galleries and World Chess Hall of Fame. Read more

Style

This bag and assorted ties will help you stand out in the crowd. Read more

Style

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Paul Gauguin; “Landscape from Tahiti”, c. 1893

“Paul Gauguin: The Art of Invention” runs July 21–September 15. Read more

Visual Arts

See performances by Ariana Grande, Death Cab for Cutie, and The Head and the Heart; celebrate July 4 at Fair Saint Louis; and catch a flick on Art Hill. Read more

Culture

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Photo by Matt Marcinkowski

Stokes says the feature, shot across St. Louis, “100 percent could not have been made anywhere else.” Read more

Film

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Photo by Elizabeth Wiseman

"I think that we should be much more transparent in how our government works," says Page. Read more

Politics

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Photo by Kevin A. Roberts

Two of them will be temporary, so be sure to visit the downtown park this summer. Read more

Visual Arts

Discover nearly 500 winners and finalists in dining, nightlife, shopping, culture, and more, as selected by readers and editors. Read more

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