As the old year comes to an end and we are on the cusps of ringing in the new, many of us may pause to reflect and perhaps consider our friends and family members. Of course, breaking bread often plays an important role at gatherings, and this year’s compilation of cookbooks offers pleasing propositions for entertaining, as well a quiet meal at home. Enjoy!
Cirque du Soleil's Varekai
Raja, the birthday boy
Story: It’s the holiday season in small-town Indiana. And, while it’s cold and snowy outside, young Ralphie Parker’s heart is warm with the thought that has motivated him this particular Christmas in the 1940s: To have an official Red Ryder® Carbine-Action, 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle.
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Steven Sumner wore a custom Tom James tuxedo for his wedding to Molly Wickenhauser.
Bride Katie Fogerty, a professional wedding planner, and her groom, Adam Turner, walk down the aisle under a shower of metallic gold confetti.
Sarah Hall and Mike Reedy share a laugh during their ceremony, held at Saint Louis Country Club on July 19.
Gold X- and O-shaped balloons at Kristi Pearson and Brad Zoref’s wedding added hints of sparkle and romance.
Ana Hernandez and Matthew Kent pause for a moment to reflect on their wedding, held August 2 at the Cathedral Basilica. The couple held their reception at The Ritz-Carlton, St. Louis.
Leanne Donovan and Brent Setien sneak a kiss during their July 11 nuptials.
Amy Quatmann poses for a quick photo with two of her bridesmaids, while getting ready for her big day.
Innovative research at Washington University' Genome Institute has gotten a big boost with a $25 million endowment from longtime philanthropists Elizabeth and James McDonnell.
Salt + Smoke
Hiro Asian Kitchen