A wonderful thing about road trips is that the experience can yield so many sweet rewards. Aside from the chance to get away from it all, there’s the beautiful scenery outside the car window, and the many antique and art shops along the way with treasures to discover and bring home. And there are wineries, micro-breweries, charming cafes and eclectic eateries that might even inspire a fruitful and appetizing journey…
Serendipity's Cookie Monster Ice Cream
Being located in the heart of the country and all, St. Louis isn't exactly known as a seafood mecca. But there are a handful of quality seafood places around town, and at the top of this list is Oceano Bistro in Clayton.
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Nothing beats the summertime sun better than a frozen treat. But don't just settle for the first thing you pull out of the freezer case at the grocer. There are several local places serving up some unique and delicious variations.
Serendipity Homemade Ice Cream
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LN first reported months ago that Chef LOU ROOK of Annie Gunn's is releasing his first-ever cookbook, Rook Cooks; Simplicity At Its Finest. Well, it’s finally here! The tome is available at the restaurant, as well as such area stores as Left Bank Books and Kitchen Conservatory, for $35.
In the past year or two, several places have popped up around town featuring gourmet takes on that most American of delicacies, the hamburger. One of the most anticipated was Five Star Burgers, which opened in Clayton last fall. The latest project from Steve Gontram, former chef/owner of Harvest, Five Star attempts to marry high-end culinary creativity, quality ingredients and green practices, with delicious and affordable results.
Who doesn’t love ice cream? With all of the flavors and textures available, there’s a variety of this frozen dairy goodness to please every palate. Here are some decadent delights available around town that make fine use of ice cream.
Signature Blondie: Blondie�s Coffee & Wine Bar Separately, brownies and ice cream are pretty great, but put them together and it�s the perfect dessert combination. Blondie�s takes the pairing into another realm altogether by taking a butterscotch and toffee blonde brownie and topping it with Serendipity vanilla ice cream and house-made caramel sauce.