Folks with a sweet tooth in West County now have easier access to award-winning cupcakes. The Cup’s newest shop is now open for business in Chesterfield at 1590 Clarkson Road, between Talbots and Chico’s. The Chesterfield location offers The Cup’s signature cupcakes, as well as sugar cookies, cakewiches, Kaldi’s coffee beverages and gelato. Hours are 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

Don't let inclement weather get you down this winter. Through February, Piccione Pastry in the Delmar Loop is offering a 30-percent discount the day after an official snowfall of three inches or more. Almost makes us want to wish for more of the white stuff!

Maplewood's Pie Oh My! recently announced plans via Facebook for a new food truck. Look for it to hit the road with its cargo of delicious baked goods sometime this spring.

Just a couple of weeks into the new year and the St. Louis culinary scene is already back on the national radar. Forbes just released its third annual 30 Under 30 issue, spotlighting the 30 best and brightest in 15 different fields. Chef ADAM ALTNETHER, who co-owns Craft Restaurants with GERARD CRAFT, made the cut for the Food & Wine category. Congrats!

Whiskey-centric places certainly are the hot new trend in the Lou. The latest group includes The Whiskey Ring, which debuted in mid-December at 2651 Cherokee St. with some 50 different bourbons, ryes, Scotches and malt whiskies. Small Batch at 3001 Locust Ave. is the latest from prolific restaurateur DAVID BAILEY, and specializes in vegan and vegetarian fare, along with fine spirits. And Blind Tiger, now open at 7376 Manchester Road in Maplewood, pairs whiskies with pizza, wings and ribs, among other delicacies. Cheers!

The much-anticipated Fields Foods grocery store we've been telling you about is now open at 1500 Lafayette Ave. The 37,000-square-foot space caters specifically to small- and mid-sized local producers, and is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. till 10 p.m.

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