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Sunday, December 10th, 2017

From a highly anticipated opening in Webster Groves to the closing of a restaurant on South Grand, here’s what happened last week in the STL dining scene, ICYMI.

 

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1. The Clover and the Bee, the new breakfast and lunch spot from the folks behind Olive & Oak, is now officially open for business at 100 W. Lockwood Ave. in Webster Groves.

 

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2. The people who brought St. Louis outdoor bar The Bronson House has a new project in store: Trust, a coffee shop and cocktail bar opening Thursday, Dec. 7.

 

The Garden on Grand is currently opened weekends at 2245 S. Grand Blvd.; a grand opening is slated for Sept. 23.

 

3. After just over a year in business, The Garden on Grand at 2245 S. Grand Ave., has shuttered. The announcement of the closure was made on the restaurant’s Facebook page.

 

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4. Coma Coffee Roasters is getting ready to expand its brand. The company, which also has a location at 1034 S. Brentwood Blvd. in Richmond Heights, plans to open a second cafe at 4013 Papin St., on the eastern edge of The Grove.

 

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Sunday, December 3rd, 2017

From long-awaited openings from St. Louis restaurant veterans to an official date for a highly anticipated East Coast favorite, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.

 

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1. St. Louis restaurant veteran Matt McGuire is almost ready to open doors at Louie as soon as Tuesday, Dec. 5. As The Scoop reported in November 2016, the former King Louie’s owner announced he was taking over part of 706 Demun Ave., in Clayton, the space that used to house Jimmy’s on the Park.

2. PM BBQ has announced it will shut doors at 161 Long Road No. 103 in Chesterfield this week, but co-owner and pitmaster Paul Lammers said the popular restaurant will return in some form. The last day of service was Saturday, Dec. 2.

 

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3. The wait is almost over. Almost two years after The Scoop first reported Shake Shack was coming to St. Louis, the popular burger chain will debut at 32 N. Euclid Ave,. in the Central West End on Monday, Dec. 11.

4. The latest brewery-restaurant collaboration is between Alpha Brewing Co. and Plantain Girl owner Mandy Estrella, who built a following for her Caribbean catering services and pop-up events.

 

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5. Mothership has landed inside Earthbound Beer at 2724 Cherokee St. The new food program, run by Vista Ramen’s Josh Adams, started serving Asian-inspired barbecue Friday, Dec. 1, inside the recently expanded brewery.

6. St. Louis has long been a center for innovation in beer, and now there’s another to add to the extensive list: nonalcoholic craft beer. Wellbeing Brewing Co., a new brewery that specializes in NA beers, aims to have its wares on area shelves by Jan. 2.

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Sunday, November 26th, 2017

From a new project from a trio of the city’s top barkeeps to 12 ways to use up all those Thanksgiving leftovers, here’s what went down last week, ICYMI.

 

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1. Big news for cocktail aficionados: Planter’s House owners Ted Kilgore, Jamie Kilgore and Ted Charak will open their second bar, Small Change, in mid-January at 2800 Indiana Ave., in Benton Park.

 

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2. Knead Bakehouse & Provisions is officially open for business at 3467 Hampton Ave. Owners AJ and Kirsten Brown opened doors at their bread bakery and cafe on Nov. 18.

 

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3. Andrey Ivanov, executive beverage director at Reeds American Table, will relocate to San Francisco at the end of the year to further his position as national sales manager for Bliss Wine Imports, which is based in Napa Valley, California. He’ll remain at Reed’s through Tuesday, Dec. 26.

 

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4. After a successful Maplewood opening in February, Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream is set to open a second location, this time near Valley Park. Owner Eric Moore said he will open the second Boardwalk Waffles & Ice Cream at 2901 Dougherty Ferry Road in February 2018.

 

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5. Your fridge is still full, but you can only make so many sandwiches. Fear not! Here are a 12 recipes to use up those holiday leftovers – from the bird to that extra bag of cranberries to a can of pumpkin puree.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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

 

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

 

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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…

 

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

 

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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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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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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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…

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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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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!

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

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