Brian and Catherine “Kacky” Cooksey opened Black Forest Kaffee Haus in St. Louis’ Tower Grove East neighborhood, which features a German-inspired menu, set to a fairy-tale theme.
Certified sommelier Stanley Browne of Robust Wine Bar in Webster Groves reviews this bright, well-balanced vintage from A. Rafanelli Winery, which pairs with virtually any meat, spicy Mexican or Asian dishes and almost any cheese.
The opening marked a homecoming of sorts for founder and chef Amy Le. The St. Louis native has partnered with her brother, Phil Le, to bring her unique quick-service menu to midtown St. Louis.
Honeymoon Chocolates, co-founded by Cam and Haley Loyet, opened a bricks-and-mortar location in Clayton that provides a different bean-to-bar craft chocolate experience, with treats sweetened with raw honey.
A St. Charles culinary mainstay opened a second location in The Hill neighborhood of St. Louis, pairing its signature music-themed fare with the lounge’s bar and recording studio.
Mad Mexica is named after the indigenous Mexica, or Aztecs, from which chef Ron Buechele's grandmother descends.
Barberas have always been known as excellent food wines, able and easy to be paired with almost anything.
For a new experience in Indian cuisine, look no farther than Khanna’s Desi Vibes in Chesterfield, which comes from first-time restaurant owner Pravin Khanna.
The eatery comes from Claudia Marcella Niswonger, a native of Bucaramanga, Colombia, who moved here 14 years ago.
Mama 2’s cooks Southern-style cuisine beside craft brunch cocktails during the day, while Black Sheep features appetizers, entrées and a robust drink menu by night.
Brothers Arzun and Robert Chuhan own and operate Namaste Restaurant & Bar, which features Nepalese fare with classic Indian dishes.
The local restaurateur behind Steve’s Hot Dogs has decided its time St. Louis is known for its own signature style of dog.
The casual eatery comes from chef-owner Tamara Landeiro, a Havana native who moved here with her family in 2014 after following the ambitions of her chess prodigy daughter.
This month, try pairing roasted or grilled poultry with this wine and enjoy its hints of spicy oak, Meyer lemon, pineapple, honey, honeysuckle and honeydew melon.
Raise a glass to The Wine & Cheese Place, which this year is celebrating its fourth decade of serving area aficionados of adult beverages.
At T-N-T Wieners on the Delmar Loop in University City, visitors can order hot dogs, nachos and fries – now with delta-8 THC available on the side.
Warm up at these metro area restaurants that transport you to the tropics, serve delicious comfort foods, treat your sweet tooth and more.
Platypus, created by beverage scene veterans Tony Saputo and Meredith Barry, debuted recently in The Grove alongside DuckBill, which comes from chef Grant Heman.
Leaner red meats, tomato-based sauces, soft to medium cheese and peppery charcuterie all would nicely accompany this wine.
LN’s got the scoop (or two!) on which metro area ice cream shops are celebrating a sweet holiday on Saturday.
CC’s Vegan Spot features food from chef-owner Trezel Brown, who’s been vegan for seven years.
Basil Spice owner Somying Fox joined forces with Turmeric partner Naveen Kumar to bring the melting pot of flavors to the area.
Nick Zotos of Clayton’s Beets & Bones shares his healthy recipe for chicken sancocho to satisfy winter comfort food cravings.
Creole With a Splash of Soul serves Creole cuisine and, on Sundays, soul food: Creole catfish, St. Louis-style gumbo, smothered pork chops and other dishes.
Try visiting one of these fine metro area eateries for a gluten-free culinary treat.
The casual eatery comes from husband-and-wife duo Sean Lee and Erica Park, who run day-to-day operations, in partnership with co-owner Victor Jang of Wudon Premium Korean BBQ and BoB.Q.
The Henry’s Blend would make a fine center-stage wine at any dinner table, but most especially with red meats or braised or roasted pork.
The family-owned and -operated business comes from chef and first-time restaurateur Aaron Machado, who collaborated with his father, Enrique Machado, on the menu.