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Relish April 2013

The following list is accurate as of a late April press date and will be published in the June 2013 issue of SLM . Closings: • Tip Top Food & Spirits : 2501 S. Ninth, March 22 • Saint Louis Cellar... Read more

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The truth hurts...but at Crushed Red it doesn't hurt as much. Co-owner and founder Chris LaRocca designed the super-fresh, super-fast, super-slick, quick-serve concept to also be super-healthy. ... Read more

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Q: The public has different perceptions for degrees of doneness in meats. Could you explain the differences in meat temps? —Steve G., Clayton In my days as a food expeditor—which were many and ... Read more

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Find out more about Pi founder Chris Sommers' newest venture. Read more

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One of the busiest days of the year in the restaurant industry, Mother’s Day (May 12) will be celebrated at a number of local establishments across the area. After compiling a fairly tall and narro... Read more

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Last time we checked in with Casey Shiller (second from left, in some pretty exclusive company), he was still smarting from a loss on the Food Network's Cupcake Wars about a year ago. The baking ... Read more

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To descend from the warren of gray cubicles in the purgatory we call work to the outdoors at noon, and to find one or two food trucks, with their festive exteriors and fattening treats, is a pleasu... Read more

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You may have (and if you follow @stlmag_relish ), should have) known that the first annual Restaurant Week on the Hill began on Monday night and runs through next Sunday. You may have known that... Read more

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Salim Hanna is a survivor. He survived the early days of Saleem’s restaurant in the mid-‘70s, when eating Mideast food in the Midwest was a new concept. He moved Saleem’s three times, from South ... Read more

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Editor's Note: Little kids take field trips; big kids do, too. On April 8, SLM contributors Jenny Agnew and Byron Kerman visited fifth-generation farmer Todd Geisert (left) for the second annual ... Read more

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Ask George: Bad restaurants will eventually go out of business, but so many mediocre-to-poor ones seem to survive. Why is that? —Jack B., Denver So true, and most of us can rattle off a numbe... Read more

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 Although the city-county debate often proves divisive among St. Louisans, one must admit that both locations offer a wide range of unique neighborhoods.  And while traveling among those neighborho... Read more

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By George Mahe. Photographs by Kevin A. Roberts Last December, Relish highlighted the 13 most anticipated food/restaurant openings of 2013 . Two of them were pastry shops, one French ( La Patisserie ... Read more

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Lou Garesche, owner/operator of Dierdorf & Hart’s has decided not to renew the lease at 323 Westport Plaza that expires in June.  Dan Dierdorf and Jim Hart, kingpins and crowd favorites of the... Read more

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Fans of the old fashioned, retro soda fountain will be pleased to learn that the shuttered Dr. Jazz ice cream parlor in Webster Groves will re-open next month as Fizzy's Soda Fountain & Grill . ... Read more

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In news culminating within the last hour, Relish has learned that Mike Emerson and John Matthews, who together owned 50 percent of  Pappy's Smokehouse in midtown, have purchased the other 50 perce... Read more

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There are two kinds of people taking in the Cards game at Busch Stadium – the kind of person who doesn’t want to miss an out, and the kind who will miss an inning or two in the quest for something ... Read more

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It was the logical next step. Carl and Nancy McConnell, owners of Stone Soup Cottage ( SLM ’s Restaurant of the Year in 2010 ), have purchased a 6.5-acre parcel from the Wiese family, whose ... Read more

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Autumn in this part of the country, long, leisurely, lingering—there is simply no place on earth nicer to be than in this part of the Midwest from late September until mid-November. More than three... Read more

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