The Blue Duck, which opened in Maplewood in mid-February, features self-proclaimed classic comfort food with a twist.

Immediately dispelling any pronunciation misconceptions, brothers Mirza and Merim Imamovic cut right to the chase with the fun, phonetic name of their latest restaurant, Yiro/Gyro.

Midtown’s street-food-inspired Crave offers food-truck-style international eats in a big-city inspired setting complete with a Times Square mural on the dining-room wall.

My ideal first meal of the day involves something savory, not sweet – something I can serve in a bowl and enjoy while snuggled up on the couch under a blanket, with a cup of coffee in hand.

In the Delmar Loop, a new destination for Middle Eastern cuisine fills a familiar side-street storefront.

One of the year’s most anticipated new restaurants is officially here: Hi-Pointe Drive-In, the latest project from Sugarfire Smoke House chef-owner Mike Johnson, which opened its doors in January.

Let LN transport you 10,000 miles to indulge in street eats and upscale seafood in Singapore and food-filled markets in Cambodia.

In December, Mother’s Fish, specializing in Southern-style fried fish and chicken, opened its doors in Clayton.

Confluence Kombucha’s proprietor, William Pauley, hand-brewed his first kombucha in December 2009. Since then, he’s created and meticulously chronicled 1,730 batches of the fizzy drink.

It doesn’t matter if you’re by yourself or in a relationship – or if you love or hate Valentine’s Day – this tea-infused dark chocolate bark’s exactly what you need.