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Sunday, November 19th, 2017

From the opening of a new sausage joint on Cherokee Street to our go-to Thanksgiving recipes, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.




1. Bill and Jamie Cawthon have put the finishing touches on the brick-and-mortar iteration of their popular food truck, Frankly Sausages. Frankly on Cherokee opened at 2744 Cherokee St., Friday, Nov. 17.




2. The latest project from the folks behind Olive & Oak now has an official name, The Clover and The Bee, and an almost official opening date. Co-owner Mark Hinkle said the restaurant should debut at the end of this month.




3. Pizza takeout spot Humble Pie, which opened in April, has officially closed its doors, but the space at 9783 Clayton Road in Ladue won’t be empty for long.




4. We all love an invitation, but who doesn’t panic at the thought of hosting? Let’s face it, if you’re in the kitchen, you’re missing the party. The planning, the prep, the cleanup, hours over the stove with complicated recipes… it doesn’t have to be that way. Use these seven recipes to feel like a guest at your own shindig.


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Sunday, November 12th, 2017

From the first Missouri location of a popular Illinois pizzeria to the closing of a longtime Clayton bar, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.




1. Peel Wood Fired Pizza will head across the river next year. The popular Illinois eatery, which has locations in O’Fallon and Edwardsville, will debut its first Missouri restaurant in Clayton, according to co-owner Brandon Case.




2. Barrister’s in Clayton has closed its doors Friday, Nov. 10, according to an announcement was made via the restaurant’s Facebook page.




3. Local hot dog cart Devil Dogs Wienery has found a permanent home inside The Silver Ballroom at 4701 Morgan Ford Road.




4. Got $10 and a friend? Then contributor Kevin Korinek has seven tasty deals to try now on Budget Crunch.

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Sunday, November 5th, 2017

From new locations of longtime favorites to the loss of a revered food journalist, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI…




1. Guerrilla Street Food’s take on Filipino fare is heading to The Loop at 6120 Delmar Blvd. Owners Brian Hardesty and Joel Crespo plan to open before the end of the year in the space that once housed Pita Pit across from The Pageant.

2. Chef Michael Friedman has left his post as executive chef at Retreat Gastropub in the Central West End. His last day of service was Wednesday, Nov. 1.




3. Squatter’s Café, the daytime eatery from chef Rob Connoley, is set to open Monday, Nov. 6, at 3524 Washington Ave., the former location of KDHX’s Magnolia Café.

4. Dough Co. will open for business on Nov. 15 at West County Center, serving up edible cookie dough by the scoop and pint, as well as other cookie dough-themed treats.



5. The second location of Salt & Smoke debuted at 5625 Hampton Ave., on Sunday, Oct. 29, bringing the Delmar Loop restaurant’s famous barbecue to St. Louis Hills.

6. Vista Ramen chef-owner Chris Bork will land the Mothership at Earthbound Beer this winter.




7. Respected area restaurant critic and food journalist Joe Bonwich died Tuesday, Oct. 31, at age 58 of neurological complications while vacationing in Florida.

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Extra Sauce: In case you missed it…

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

From new Thai restaurants coming to Maplewood to the opening of a long-awaited project in the Central West End, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.




1. The Gamlin Restaurant Group’s newest venture, 1764 Public House, opened Wednesday, Oct. 25, at 39 N. Euclid Ave., in the Central West End.

2. Downtown Maplewood will soon have its first Thai restaurant, Thai Table, which is scheduled to open in January 2018 at 7403 Manchester Road.




3. Fiddlehead Fern Cafe recently hosted its grand opening Oct. 14 at 4066 Russell Blvd., and owner Darcy Heine is inviting St. Louis to try a cup of coffee new to St. Louis.

4. Heads up, citizens of Kirkwood: Wasabi Sushi Bar is set to open its newest location at 312 S. Kirkwood Road. The new space will be in the space that once housed 5 Star Burgers.




5. Got $10 and a friend? Then contributor Kevin Korinek has eight delicious deals to dig into now on Budget Crunch.


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Edible Weekend: 4 more tasty events this weekend

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017



Whether it’s a Shake Shack pop-up or a Halloween-themed beer bash, there are plenty of ways to dig in this weekend. Here are four more events for those who’re still peckish:


1. Great Pumpkin Wine & Spirit Tasting
Sample complimentary premium wines and pumpkin-flavored spirits at The Weingarten, while you enjoy live music by the Drinking Whiskies. Costumes are welcome, but not required.
Free admission. Fri., Oct. 27 – 6 to 8 p.m., The Weingarten, 1780 E. State Route 15, Belleville, 618.257.9463, Facebook: The Weingarten

2. Lemp Mansion Halloween Bash
Visit the Lemp Mansion for a fright-filled night with an open bar from Goose Island Beer Co., appetizers and a cash prize costume contest. The event also features live art installation with OJ Hays and three live bands. Tickets available by phone or at the door.
$85. Sat., Oct. 28 – 8 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., The Lemp Mansion, 3322 Demenil Place , St. Louis, 314.664.8024, lempmansion.com 

3. Kimmswick Apple Butter Festival
Stroll through historic Kimmswick, Missouri and eat apple butter every which way at this annual festival. Enjoy live music and more than 500 food, drink and craft vendors, plus a petting zoo, face painting and train rides.
Free admission. Sat., Oct. 28 and Sun., Oct. 29 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., downtown Kimmswick, 636.464.7407, gokimmswick.com

4. Cooking with Tavon: A Vegan Experience
Chef Tavon Brooks spreads the plant-based good word during this food-filled expo with guest chef Anthony Stewart. Guests sample vegan fare, sip wine and learn more about the health benefits of a vegan diet. Tickets available online or at the door.
$38 to 40. Sun., Oct. 29 – 6 to 9 p.m., Nexcore, 2631 Gravois Ave., St. Louis, 314.333.2879, Facebook: Cooking with Tavon


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Rachel Wilson is an editorial intern at Sauce Magazine. 

Extra Sauce: In case you missed it…

Sunday, October 22nd, 2017

A viral sensation is moving to accommodate more diners and a chef realizes his longtime goal of an exclusive fine-dining restaurant, ICYMI…




1. Privado, the new weekend-only tasting menu concept from chef-owner Mike Randolph opened Friday, Oct. 20, bringing a fine-dining experience to the Delmar Loop.




2. After just a little more than two years in business, Twisted Ranch will soon move to a new, larger location just a block away.




3. St. Louis has danced with the dual sushi bowl and poke trends for years, but cousins Kati Fahrney and Ron Turigliatto have brought the first fast-casual sushi bowl and roll restaurant to St. Louis with BLK MKT Eats.




4. There are three commandments you must follow to achieve flame-kissed, grilled pizza nirvana that no conventional oven-baked pie will ever reach.


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Spring 2018 Editorial Internship – Apply Now!

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017



Attention journalism, communications and English students: Sauce Magazine is seeking Editorial Interns for spring 2018.


We need students with a passion for the St. Louis food scene who want to translate that love to print and online media. As a Sauce Editorial Intern, you will:

-Assist Sauce editorial team with the production of the monthly print publication and daily online products. Duties include, but are not limited to, reporting, conducting interviews, writing articles for The Scoop, fact checking, assisting with research for upcoming articles, interview transcription, etc.
-Attend occasional events and tastings with the Sauce editorial team, gaining real-world experience as a food journalist.
-Hone your reporting, writing and editing skills with the goal of producing published clips for use in future portfolios
-Perform other duties as assigned


The Sauce Editorial Intern must have:

-A passion for the St. Louis food scene and the written word
-A working knowledge of AP Style, grammar rules, Microsoft Office and Mac computer systems
-A working knowledge of various social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, etc.)
-Experience conducting phone interviews and writing news articles for print/online publication
-A personable and professional attitude in online, phone and written communication
-The ability to manage his or her time efficiently; should be a self-starter
-A reliable mode of transportation

This internship is unpaid; internship begins in mid-January and ends in early May. Scheduling is flexible, but the intern must be available 10 to 12 hours a week. Interested applicants may submit a cover letter, resume and three to five writing clips to Catherine Klene, Managing editor, digital, at cklene@saucemagazine.com. All resumes must be submitted no later than Nov. 15. No calls, please.

Extra Sauce: In case you missed it…

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

It’s been a busy week in the St. Louis dining scene from a surprise chef departure from one of St. Louis’ top restaurants to the opening of a popular bottle shop’s new home.


1. Our October issue hit stands early this week. Don’t wait – click to read online now!




2. Big news from Botanical Heights – Tello Carreón will leave his position as executive chef of award-winning Mexican restaurant Nixta. His last day of service will be Saturday, Oct. 21.

3. The 5 Star Burgers location in Kirkwood at 312 S. Kirkwood Road has closed. The restaurant served its last burger on Thursday, Sept. 28. The 5 Star locations in Clayton and Creve Coeur remain open.




4. Chef Rob Connoley will open Squatters Café in the KDHX building at 3524 Washington Ave., in Grand Center on Nov. 1. The restaurant will take the place of KDHX’s Magnolia Café.




5. After being closed for nearly a month, Saint Louis Hop Shop recently reopened at its new location 2600 Cherokee St., offering a larger selection of beverages for craft beer connoisseurs and beginners alike.


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Sunday, October 1st, 2017

From new vegetarian restaurants in Benton Park to a tiny truck for a favorite Cup, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.



1. More vegetarian and vegan options will be available in Benton Park this fall. A new veggie-centric restaurant, dubbed 1956 Utah after the address of the building, is set to open in the South City neighborhood in November.




2. St. Louis-area restaurants came together once again to provide aid for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria victims. The Hamilton Restaurant Group hosted the Saint Louis Restaurants Hurricane Relief Fundraiser Friday, Sept. 29. Proceeds from this ticketed event will be split between nonprofits AmeriCares and the Love for Love City Foundation.





3. Good Fortune has found a new home once again. Co-owner Corey Smale said Good Fortune will open for business at 1641 Tower Grove Ave., in the Botanical Heights neighborhood – just across the street from its former announced location at 1654 Tower Grove Ave.




4. Fans of The Cup can now seek out their favorite buttercream-topped treats all over town. The Cup Tiny Truck joined the ranks of St. Louis’ food trucks in August, selling gooey butter cake bars and a variety of buttercream cupcakes. The truck travels between St. Louis city and soon, St. Louis County, and is available for corporate and private events.

Raise a stein to 4 Oktoberfests this weekend

Friday, September 29th, 2017



Kick off Oktoberfest season with a bang this weekend, from family-friendly affairs to all-day shenanigans.

1. Oktoberfest AB
Join the folks over at Anheuser-Busch for beer like Spaten Oktoberfest and Franziskaner, Bavarian pretzel sticks, German bands and more.
Free admission. Sat., Sept. 29 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Anheuser-Busch Brewery & Biergarten, 1200 Lynch St., St. Louis, budweisertours.com 

2. Zootoberfest
A family-friendly take on Oktoberfest, bring the family along for bratwursts, kids’ games and German tunes. Adults can also enjoy a Biergarten including local national Oktoberfests while the kids sip with root beer.
Free admission Sat., Sept. 30 and Sun., Oct. 1 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saint Louis Zoo, 1 Government Drive, St. Louis, stlzoo.org

3. Charleville Brewing Co. & Tavern Oktoberfest
Enjoy live music from The Gaslight Squares, a stein-holding competition and of course, plenty of Charleville beer.
Free admission. Sat., Sept. 30 – 2 p.m. to midnight, Charleville Brewing Co. & Tavern, 2101 Chouteau Ave., St. Louis, Facebook: Oktoberfest

4. Rock Hill Oktoberfest
Fill your glass with Oktoberfest brews from Goose Island, Sierra Nevada, Odell Brewing Co. and plenty more this Saturday – and stick around for a surprise 4 p.m. tapping.
Sat., Sept. 30 – noon to 6 p.m., Global Brew Tap House, 9578 Manchester Road, Rock Hill, Facebook: Rock Hill Oktoberfest

Rachel Wilson is an editorial intern at Sauce Magazine. 

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