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Relish September 2010

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

There are times, during this investigation, that we think we’re searching for passenger pigeons or whooping cranes. We walk into an ice cream parlor and are greeted by a fresh-faced young person. When... Read more

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There’s no doubt about it, Fall has finally arrived in St. Louis.  What better way to celebrate the return of the brisk Autumn weather than by enjoying an Oktoberfest celebration? This Saturday, Octob... Read more

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As of late-September press date. The following will be published in the November 2010 SLM: Recent Closings: Primebar: 17 West County Center, September 19 Recent Openings:       Taqueria la Pasadita: 8... Read more

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Anthony Bourdain discusses his new book, his opinions on the Food Network, dirty water dogs, and the future of <i>No Reservations</i> before his lecture show at the Fox Theatre on Friday, Oct. 1. Read more

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The only thing nicer than strolling around Art Hill on a crisp, autumn day is doing so with a glass of wine in hand. The fifth annual St. Louis Wine Festival will once again be held there this weeke... Read more

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Let's just say that Sugo's sure was a good idea. Michael Del Pietro's Sugo's Spaghetteria opened in Frontenac in October 2008; he expanded it less than 90 days after opening. Seven months later, Del... Read more

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Two guys walk into a bar on Sunday night and order a couple of beers. The bartender serves them, excuses himself, and returns "with much different body language," and tells the guys they might want to... Read more

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One dining critic's take on the all-things-local trend. Read more

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Question: I know you’re a Groupon user. Are there other “deep discount” offers available in St. Louis? Answer: Yes, and there are more are on the way. The ease of duplicating the Groupon model has ... Read more

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Photograph courtesy of Anis Indian Hyderabadi Restaurant

Other nations have regional and local food styles, as we do, and a country as large as India has more than most. Fortunately, a desire to taste the offerings of Hyderabad, its fifth-largest city, take... Read more

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C'mon, now, you're really not surprised, are you? And do you think this Pi will be located within delivery range of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave., perhaps? Yessiree. According to Sommers, the DC deal is "a... Read more

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Photograph courtesy of Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Indulgence has a new name. Salty Caramel from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Cream has arrived in St. Louis, and it’s a stunner. Dense, creamy, and packed with remarkable flavor, it’s irresistible... Read more

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"We like to keep it exciting around here," chirped Arlene Browne, co-owner of Robust . I couldn't have said it any better myself...might as well be their mantra. The wine bar/restaurant/wine store an... Read more

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Most people think champagne is for special occasions—weddings, New Year’s Eve, Junior’s job promotion. Nonsense. It’s time to pop a cork and put the fizz back in the flute... Read more

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In my food thesaurus, when you look up favorite chocolate syrup, the immediate reply is Fox’ U-Bet. That may date from my childhood, when bottles of the memorable stuff were delivered every few weeks ... Read more

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Making its world debut this Sunday (drum roll please)...at the 25th Annual Giro Della Montagna on the historic Hill neighborhood in Sahth St. Louis...introducing...the Dogaloni . Swear to St. Am... Read more

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Photograph by Kevin A. Roberts

Tourist. Tourist. Office workers. Med-school student wearing scrubs to impress girls. Secretary unimpressed by scrub-wearing med school student. Tourist. Commercial painters. Cop. Part of the joy of l... Read more

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