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The Month in Review

A Look Back on a Month of Pie

Sunday, August 31st, 2014

This month, we went all out for our favorite summer dessert: pie. Before we launch into our September issue (and our annual Guide to Drinking!) here’s a look back at all the pie love we shared in August.

 

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Pie showed up on all our favorite things, from onesies to tea towels; we gave you fillings for every season; the list of our top 10 pies to try made us crave them all over again; Baked went savory with a tomato galette and and sweet with a no-bake mango pie; we played with a healthy(ish) pie using whole grains and natural sweeteners; a classic peach pie couldn’t be beat in mid-August; pies were baked into bowls; our favorite campfire treat found its way into our ovens; I Scream Cakes showed us how to cool off with ice cream pies in the dog days of summer;  we cheered for our favorite pie movie moments on screen; the pros showed us how to lattice in three easy steps; we learned how to bake quick pies on the fly; and the even the gluten-free fans got a taste with raw carrot pie.

 

 

The Month in Review: April 2014

Wednesday, April 30th, 2014

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from April 2014.

 

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We met the chef behind the baking program at Comet Coffee; this cookie inspired hearts and changed lives (seriously); we drank our way through Herbie’s Vintage ’72’s new cocktails; Meatless Monday was a delight at Gringo; hiking and wine never made sense together until now; caramel croissant bread pudding topped our crave list; shrimp and grits from The Kitchen Sink became an instant classic; we found out why are the drinks at Brasserie so good: Layla Linehan; Strange Donuts revealed plans to invade Kirkwood; we spent a lot of time making stock … and it made everything taste better; these chicken wings, breaded with rice flour and cornstarch, fried and sauteed with butter and spices, were a revelation; we found the cocktail of our dreams.

 

 

The Month in Review: March 2014

Monday, March 31st, 2014

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from March 2014.

 

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We met the ultimate insider; we cracked open the cutest amuse ever; we had beers with the mayor; we tried amazing new brunch drinks and this insane waffle at Hiro Asian Kitchen; we cooked with hearts; we made a bone marrow app in a snap; rum and cognac will never be the same after drinking at Planter’s House; we gave you the definitive Guide to Beer; Strange Donuts got even stranger; we showed you how to get in to all the places the cool kids are talking about; we had a blind beer taste-off; four new restaurants opened up, including The Good Pie (and thank goodness for that).

The Month in Review: February 2014

Friday, February 28th, 2014
As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from February 2014.

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We found the best malty beers to buy; we met five women who are changing the face of farming; we put these six places on our Hit List; we discovered an awesome, rice-less bibimbap; local chocolate stole our hearts; we wrote an ode to a dive bar; we found a bloody mary that smacks every other version across the jaw; we found Southern charm in the CWE; game-day snacks went vegan, and everyone loved it; we shared our love for sherry; we told you about a new butcher shop headed your way; we found a locavore’s dream dish; some pretty awesome people were nominated for a pretty awesome award; we couldn’t resist breakfast for lunch; we had a chat with Stephen and Sara Hale.

 

 

The Month in Review: January 2014

Friday, January 31st, 2014
As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from January 2014.

 

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This goji sole dish rejuvenated us for the new year; we gave you salad for 31 days; Quincy Street Bistro brought pickleback; a wild new smokehouse opened up; we broke out of our beer funk; we made spicy sesame shrimp with just five ingredients; braising went vegetarian; we found found four new places to try this month; we did everything except hatch the chicken to make this chili; tea, gin, black pepper, limoncello got all shook up; Charleville Brewing crammed a box of chocolate in a bottle of beer; all the elements came together for a serious meal; classic French went vegan; pink drinks are all the rage; we will never tire of St. Louis-style pizza.

The Month in Review: November 2013

Saturday, November 30th, 2013
As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from November.

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Shrimp swimming in butter always makes a good meal; a new winter cocktail menu lifted our spirits; St. Louis and Louisville had a pizza takeover, and everybody won; we were thankful for Thanksgivukkah; we embraced the St. Louis heat; Thanksgiving got stuffed … in a calzone; we discovered indigenous beer, and you should, too; corndogs went beyond carnival food; American pound cake met eastern spice; we chatted up a line cook; we found a killer margarita; we hung out with the world’s sweetest couple.

 

 

The Month in Review: October 2013

Thursday, October 31st, 2013

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from October.

 

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We made the ultimate french fries; we had a chat with royalty; we said goodbye to a place (and a sandwich) we’ll miss; we drank up at Hiro Asian Kitchen; a granola bar recipe stole your hearts; we made dinner in a snap; eggs have never been better; our top three jelly doughnuts in town; we did some digging on a new vegetarian spot; Ben Poremba revealed his fried chicken dream; green dining hit St. Charles; we professed our love for J.E.M. cookies; Companion hit a milestone; Ottolenghi became our favorite cookbook of the moment; fly-fishing called, and we answered.

 

 

The Month in Review: September 2013

Monday, September 30th, 2013

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from September.

 

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We showed you how to break out of your wine funk; we tracked down the last untamed spirit; we found a way to put pie on a stick; we made a sandwich worth waiting all year for; Russ & Daughters taught us how to make salmon chowder; we found a hidden gem in South County; we met a man with a quixotic dream; we took the pork out of carbonara and still liked it; pad Thai popcorn and pink peppercorn became all the rage; we met this guy who’s mildly obsessed with beer cans; toasted nut and honey grits were delivered by popular demand; we cured our own lox; we chatted with Anthony Ellerson Jr., and his dog; the Aporkalypse Pretzelwich threatened to end all sandwiches; we found the best places to watch the big game.

 

 

The Month in Review: July 2013

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from July.

 

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Strange Donuts filled us in on how crazy their doughnuts will get; this salty-sweet snack had us driving to Edwardsville … a lot; you voted for this town’s most underrated restaurant; we found four southern cookbooks that inspired us; you told us about your favorite places to grab a drink; you told us your favorite place to go for a nightcap; moonshine made its comeback; jackfruit carnitas happened; cold-smoke liquors, pigs’ ears and barrel-aged fish sauce were the hottest trends; Fat Daddy Pickle Coins became our new favorite bar snack; we drank every proper house margarita we could find and picked our top three; deviled eggs got dressed-up every kind of way; Scott Carey of Sump Coffee taught us how to make the ultimate pour over; Gerard Craft’s Pastaria was voted favorite new restaurant; you picked the four chefs that really killed it this year: Ed Heath, Gerard Craft, Justin Haifley and Kevin Willmann; we snagged a recipe for some serious bisque; Josh Galliano gave us the nitty-gritty on grits; three new restaurants you should try opened up.

 

 

This Month in Review: June 2013

Saturday, June 29th, 2013

As we get ready to reveal our latest issue, we take a look back at some of our favorite stories, recipes, dishes and drinks from June. 

 

 

The Libertine opened; chefs started barrel aging everything; Thomas Keller schooled us on Bouchongrill-to-glass drinking kicked up cocktails; we chatted with James Smallwood of 33 Wine Bar; honey plus beer yielded delicious resultsMonte Cristos went veg; Little Country Gentleman switched things up; we swapped chocolate for key lime pie with no regrets; we got a peek into the secret world of competitive barbecue; we scored a coveted recipe; we figured out tasty ways to use leftover beer; octopus became the stud of summer; we professed our love for this cool, sweet treat; we cooked up an umami bomb; we made Frozen Lemon “Meringue” Parfaits with only five ingredients; we found the easiest way to pickle; new spots opened up on Cherokee Street; we made this award-worthy strawberry sipper; berry desserts happened … a lot;  and seitan tacos took over Meatless Monday.

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