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Relish February 2014

St. Louis' food community has lost one of its legends. Herb Cray, long-time maitre d' at Tony's, died Tuesday, February 25. Silver-haired and poised, Herb epitomized the elegance of Tony's. He mana... Read more

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After three years of fighting the good fight, explained Maude Bauschard, Maude’s Market is closing. The Dutchtown sustainable-food market and CSA club was no longer financially do-able, she said.... Read more

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The following tidbits appear on the "Food & Drink" home page of stlmag.com . Stout & Oyster Festival : We're giving fair warning this year, because this event is a don't-miss. We speak, of cou... Read more

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Ask George: Why aren’t there more independent restaurants listed on those interstate highway “Food” signs? Walter W., St. Louis It does seem that the national chains and fast-fooderies dominate... Read more

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Unkle Munkey's Coin Club will not function in the manner of a certain other national chain of arcade-restaurants, explained Ryan O'Day.    “Can you come in with your kids and let them run arou... Read more

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In the tale of the dueling outlet malls of Chesterfield Valley, score one for Taubman Prestige Outlets . The third location of Nadoz Bakery + Café  just opened in this, the easternmost of the ... Read more

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The name? Yes, it’s to be taken very literally. Smalls tea & coffee is the latest, ittiest, bittiest entrant into the continuing food-and-beverage derby taking place at 2619 1/2 Cherokee Street. It... Read more

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Winter always calls for things to look forward to. It's always a relief when the pitchers report to spring training, for example; the end of frigidity can't be too far off then, surely. But the car... Read more

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Depending on one's methods of measurement, at 10,000 square feet, it was one of the largest restaurants—if not the  largest one—in St. Louis (400-plus seats in three dining rooms, all with bars). ... Read more

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Pending a few approvals, the space in the rear of 6655 Delmar Boulevard that’s generally known as the U. City Market in the Loop will open March 15 as the Midtown Farmers Market. As reported o... Read more

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It’s one of few reasons to come out of winter hibernation. For the last six years, Manor Grove, a Kirkwood-based, long-term health care facility, has hosted "Soup’s On!", a soup competition wher... Read more

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SLM contributor Byron Kerman weighs in regularly on local food events, happenings, and dining news of note. Look for his wit, wisdom, and whimsy every other week both here and in SLM's e-newslette... Read more

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Restaurant openings, closings, and coming soons in St. Louis, Mo for February 2014. Read more

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Ask George: What minor restaurant peeve upsets you the most? Ralph L., St. Louis The things that are easiest to remedy, yet aren’t. Serving temperatures are at the top of that list. Proper s... Read more

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Brendan Kirby (left) grew up in-and-around Duff’s, a situation he joking refers to “indentured servitude.” His father, Tim, was an owner and fixture, ensuring that by 1995, a 14-year-old Brendan wa... Read more

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Perhaps attempting to be topical when describing the James Beard Foundation Awards , today one of the local fooderati likened them to the “culinary Olympics.” Sorry, but that’s a gross understatem... Read more

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Rumors have been swirling for a while in restaurant circles that the abuelo of all local Mexican restaurants, Hacienda , was looking at a space in the Chesterfield Valley, Well, not quite. A ... Read more

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The following modules appear on the "Food & Drink" home page of stlmag.com . Burnin' Love Festival : Appropriately named, the inaugural event for our city's 250th birthday party (originally sl... Read more

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Through the years, February 14 th has become the one day of the year where romance unveils itself all over the globe. To uncover this mystery and to really understand how to select the perfect win... Read more

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In response to multiple queries about last minute Valentine's Day restaurant options, I will reiterate several possibilities--still viable as of 9 PM last night--as discussed on-air this morning wi... Read more

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