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Relish - April 2009

The award-winning, local chocolatier Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate has long been a favorite in St. Louis, but this Saturday, influentials at the 135th Kentucky Derby will get a taste of the same fr... Read more

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Four or five issues ago, we started including a box-out in each issue's Restaurant Guide listings called "Ins, Outs, and Almosts" -- news of which restaurants have closed, which have moved, and which ... Read more

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Frontenac-based PoPtions  is not the only gourmet popcorn-ery in the country, but it's a top-quality product and one that's been true to its St. Louis roots, using locally grown popcorn, locally blen... Read more

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I must admit after Chef Robert Flowers left Lumiere Place and House of Savoy several months ago, I lost track of him. Followers of the local food scene will remember he was hired as Executive Chef... Read more

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So how did the Pi crew's pizza cooking adventure at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave end up last Friday afternoon? Did they make it through airport security with all that "dough?" How did the pizza cook up in ... Read more

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Sure, there are other restaurant critics in town. Our paths rarely cross. If they do, we maintain a demeanor of professional politeness. We demonstrate a sense of mutual respect. If we laugh at say, t... Read more

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Bill Burge, opinionated (and occasionally cantankerous) local foodie, founder and moderator of stlbites.com , Twittering maniac and co-leader of Slow Food St. Louis, reminds us there are 130 free tic... Read more

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but do you know the story of how it got its name? I never knew there was an official story. I thought "yes, it is as thick as concrete" ...and left it at that. The story is not on Ted Drewes ' websi... Read more

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It could be a sign of the times--or maybe diners are actually beginning to pay attention to their credit and debit receipts--but lately I've been hearing more and more reports of incidents of tip jack... Read more

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