Sommers launching new pizza concept in St. Louis

Chris Sommers, Co-Owner of Pi Pizzeria launching new pizza concept St. Louis, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) Chris Sommers, the Co-Owner of Pi Pizzeria, this week announced he is launching a new pizza concept for all St. Louis residents.  The pizza mogul announced he will roll out a ‘ZZA at 282 N. Skinker Blvd., near Washington University’s campus … Continue reading Sommers launching new pizza concept in St. Louis

Iron Barley: An Eating Establishment

Serving Comfort Food and Community – Iron Barley St. Louis, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Cookbook Author and teacher James Beard famously said, “Food is our common ground, a universal experience,” and nowhere is that better demonstrated than at South St. Louis’ Iron Barley.  When Tom and Gen Coghill opened their restaurant at 5510 Virginia Ave. in … Continue reading Iron Barley: An Eating Establishment

Obama: I’ll push back on Trump if needed to defend US ideals

LIMA, Peru (AP)(STL.News) — President Barack Obama said Sunday he doesn’t intend to become his successor’s constant critic — but reserved the right to speak out if President-elect Donald Trump or his policies breach certain “values or ideals.” Offering a rare glimpse into his thoughts on his post-presidency, Obama suggested once he was out of … Continue reading Obama: I’ll push back on Trump if needed to defend US ideals

Haiti’s presidential redo goes well; long vote count begins

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP)(STL.News) — Haiti’s repeatedly derailed presidential election finally went off relatively smoothly Sunday as the troubled nation tries to get its shaky democracy on a firmer foundation after nearly a year of being led by a provisional government. Polls closed late in the afternoon, and election workers set to work on an archaic … Continue reading Haiti’s presidential redo goes well; long vote count begins

The Latest: San Antonio police seek ID of man in photo

SAN ANTONIO (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on the fatal shooting of a San Antonio police officer (all times local): 7 p.m. The San Antonio Police Department has posted a photo of a man on its Facebook page, saying “he might have information on the murder” of Det. Benjamin Marconi. Police are asking for assistance in … Continue reading The Latest: San Antonio police seek ID of man in photo

Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP)(STL.News) — The Syrian government refused the U.N. envoy’s latest proposal for a truce in Aleppo on Sunday, calling on insurgents to withdraw and saying it would not grant autonomy to the rebel-held east in exchange for calm. Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said restoring government rule was a matter of “national sovereignty,” and that … Continue reading Syrian government refuses UN truce terms for Aleppo

Pacific nation of Kiribati establishes large shark sanctuary

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP)(STL.News) — The island nation of Kiribati has established a large shark sanctuary that will help ensure the creatures are protected across much of the central Pacific. Vice President Kourabi Nenem said at the sanctuary’s launch on Friday that the nation was committed to protecting sharks from exploitation and overfishing. Kiribati has … Continue reading Pacific nation of Kiribati establishes large shark sanctuary

Famed Texas heart surgeon Denton Cooley died at 96

HOUSTON (AP) — Dr. Denton Cooley, the cardiovascular surgeon who performed some of the nation’s first heart transplants and implanted the world’s first artificial heart, died Friday. He was 96. A leading practitioner of the coronary bypass operation, Cooley contributed to the development of techniques to repair and replace diseased heart valves and was renowned … Continue reading Famed Texas heart surgeon Denton Cooley died at 96