Fine Dining

TripAdvisor News: 2018’s Best U.S. Restaurants

2018’s Best U.S. Restaurants by TripAdvisor Award winners were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quantity and quality of reviews for restaurants around the world, gathered over a 12-month period. “Millions of diners worldwide rely on TripAdvisor to discover their perfect culinary experience.  The 2018 Travelers’ Choice restaurant winners are what diners … Continue reading TripAdvisor News: 2018’s Best U.S. Restaurants

Missouri News: Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in St. Louis

ST LOUIS, MO – The Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in the St. Louis Metro area are as follows, according to TripAdvisor: Roberto’s Trattoria & Chophouse The Crossing Tony’s Citizen Kane’s Steak House Kreis Restaurant Bristol Seafood Grill J. Gilbert’s Wood-Fired Steaks and Seafood Twisted Tree Cafe Napoli Carmine’s Steak House The Top 10 Fine … Continue reading Missouri News: Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants in St. Louis

Frankly Sausages Opens Cherokee Brick-and-Mortar

Frankly on Cherokee Offers Food Truck Favs & More St. Louis, MO/November 23, 2017 (STL.News) – Some of the best sausages served in the St. Louis area have come from the food truck run by Chef Bill Cawthon and his wife Jamie Cawthon.  Hungry denizens of the Gateway City have followed the Frankly (Artisan) Sausages … Continue reading Frankly Sausages Opens Cherokee Brick-and-Mortar

Top 10 “New American” Restaurants in St. Louis

The Best Restaurants for Eclectic, Contemporary American Cuisine – Top 10 “New American” Restaurants St. Louis, MO/October 23, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – America has long been known as the great melting pot.  Nowhere is that more true than in our kitchens. Contemporary American cooking, also called New American Cuisine is a modern way of cooking that … Continue reading Top 10 “New American” Restaurants in St. Louis

Pig & Pickle Eatery Now Open in DeBaliviere Place

Chef Ryan Lewis Brings His Locally-Sourced Fare Home – Pig & Pickle Eatery St. Louis, MO/October 21, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – When Chef Ryan Lewis announced last summer he was closing his esteemed Driftwood Eatery & Cocktail and moving to St. Louis, fans of his Springfield, Illinois restaurant expressed sadness.  Back in July we told you … Continue reading Pig & Pickle Eatery Now Open in DeBaliviere Place

Chef Ashley Shelton Named to Zaget’s 30 under 30

Pasteria, Sardella Exec. Chef Ashley Shelton Wins National Honors St. Louis, MO/September 19, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – One of the best young, innovative chefs in America is St. Louis’ Ashley Shelton. That’s according to New York-based restaurant review site Zagat.com.  The Zagat editors have been doling out restaurant evaluations since they began publishing a restaurant guide … Continue reading Chef Ashley Shelton Named to Zaget’s 30 under 30

St. Louis’ Vicia Named One of the Best New Restaurants in America

One of St. Louis’ Newest Restaurants – Vicia Garners National Acclaim St. Louis, MO/July 30, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – It was one of the most anticipated restaurant openings of the year, and so far, Vicia in the Cortex Innovation Community (4260 Forest Park Ave.) has not disappointed.  Vicia’s seasonally driven, vegetable forward menu has been well … Continue reading St. Louis’ Vicia Named One of the Best New Restaurants in America

Yaya’s Euro Bistro

Sophisticated Dining Adventure – Yaya’s Euro Bistro CHESTERFIELD, MO/May 28, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) From the minute you enter YaYa’s the whimsical tone is set by the charming staff, the beautiful limestone walls, mosaic tile floor, cathedral ceilings, hand carved sconces with soft lighting, spacious seating for parties of all sizes and exceptionally comfy high back private booths … Continue reading Yaya’s Euro Bistro

A few Mothers Day specials in the St Louis area

Mothers Day Specials for 2017 in the St. Louis area ST. LOUIS, MO/May 6, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Mothers Day is rapidly approaching.  It is a big day for restaurants as kids and families gather to treat mom rather than mom treating the family.  There are many options to choose from in the St. Louis area for … Continue reading A few Mothers Day specials in the St Louis area

Restaurant Sales, Festivals, and Fried Chicken

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap April 23 – 29, 2017 St. Louis, MO/May 1, 2017 (STL.News) – We are fortunate enough to live in one of the great food cities of the United States. St. Louis is brimming with culinary innovation, and as a Midwestern city, we are fortunate to be surrounded by farmland.  That … Continue reading Restaurant Sales, Festivals, and Fried Chicken

Laylas and The Grove

ST. LOUIS, MO/April 26, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) St. Louis is an ever developing and expanding city. Often this entails re-branding an historic district, The Grove is a perfect example of the city’s growth.  The Grove used to be known as Adam’s Grove and, in the 1950s, it was a busy commercial district for the city.  For … Continue reading Laylas and The Grove

A Busy Week for St Louis Restaurateurs and Diners

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap April 16 – 22, 2017 St. Louis, MO/April 25, 2017 (STL.News) – St. Louis is a dynamic city that is rapidly becoming one of the culinary capitals of the U.S.  In fact, Condé Nast Traveler just named St. Louis as one of the six cities to watch in 2017 (http://www.cntraveler.com/gallery/6-us-cities-to-watch-in-2017). … Continue reading A Busy Week for St Louis Restaurateurs and Diners

Scarecrow Restaurant May Be Chesterfield’s Best Kept Secret

Robust Whiskey & Wine Programs at Scarecrow in Chesterfield Chesterfield, MO/April 19, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Change is inevitable in the ebb and flow of St. Louis’ restaurant industry.  Sometimes change comes quickly, with restaurants closing suddenly and others popping up overnight to take their places.  Sometimes, the changes are more subtle, transforming a neighborhood place … Continue reading Scarecrow Restaurant May Be Chesterfield’s Best Kept Secret

The Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in St. Louis

STL Restaurants with the Best Patios, Decks & Sidewalk Cafes St. Louis, MO/April 4, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Ah Spring!  The daffodils are blooming along the interstate.  The trees are leafing out.  The fountains around town are returning to life.  And St. Louis diners are looking for a great meal they can enjoy in the great … Continue reading The Top 10 Outdoor Dining Restaurants in St. Louis

Spring Is Bringing Fresh Fare for St. Louis Diners

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap March 26 – April 1, 2017 St. Louis, MO/April 1, 2017 (STL.News) – As we report on St. Louis’ dynamic, ever changing restaurant industry, we find ourselves covering everything from exciting, new tastes to comfortable old favorites, and everything in between.  Our goal is to give our readers the information … Continue reading Spring Is Bringing Fresh Fare for St. Louis Diners

STL History: 36 Years of Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill

Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill: 36 Years & Counting St. Louis, MO/March 29, 2017 (STL.News) Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill — In a city as dynamic as St. Louis, businesses come and they go.  Nowhere is this more true than in the city’s thriving, and at times, fickle restaurant industry.  As a Midwestern culinary center, … Continue reading STL History: 36 Years of Charlie Gitto’s on the Hill

Lenten Dining is Fine Dining at Charlie Gitto’s

Charlie Gitto’s Offers Lent-Friendly Upscale Pasta & Seafood St. Louis, MO/March 11, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – Everyone loves a great fish fry during Lent, but some Friday nights, you want a more upscale dining experience.  That’s where great Italian fare can really fill the bill.  Well prepared pasta and seafood can make for an unforgettable evening. … Continue reading Lenten Dining is Fine Dining at Charlie Gitto’s

A Week of Drama, Closings, Great Steak, and Lenten Eats

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap March 5 – 11, 2017 St. Louis, MO/March 12, 2017 (STL.News) – It’s time to take a look back at the last week in restaurant news. The St. Louis culinary scene is a dynamic one, with a constant ebb and flow of restaurant openings and closings, new flavors, and dining … Continue reading A Week of Drama, Closings, Great Steak, and Lenten Eats

After 10 Years, Acero Remains Special Kind of Authentic

Local Sourcing Makes Acero “Midwestern” Italian Maplewood, MO/March 2, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – In Italian, the word “acero” means “maple.”  So it’s fitting that an inventive Italian restaurant that helped to establish Maplewood as one of St. Louis’ culinary incubators is called Acero.  This intimate Italian restaurant at 7266 Manchester Road is another success of restaurateur … Continue reading After 10 Years, Acero Remains Special Kind of Authentic

A Look Back at the Best of the Best – Restaurants in St. Louis

Restaurants in St. Louis, MO ST LOUIS, MO/January 28, 2017 (STL.News) Restaurants in St. Louis – St. Louis is no doubt the culinary capital of the mid-west.  With its many awarding winning, nationally recognized restaurants, top chefs, noteworthy breweries, wineries and more, there’s much to write about.  We try to keep our readers informed about … Continue reading A Look Back at the Best of the Best – Restaurants in St. Louis

Bad Luck for Giovanni’s on the Hill

St. Louis Landmark Goes Up In Flames – Giovanni’s on the Hill ST. LOUIS, MO/January 27, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Giovanni’s on the Hill – There seems to be one piece of bad news after another for what has been a St. Louis landmark for four decades.  Officials are investigating the cause of a fire at the … Continue reading Bad Luck for Giovanni’s on the Hill

Leaving it to the Diners – St. Louis’ Top 10 People’s Choice

St. Louis’ Top 10 People’s Choice Neighborhood Restaurants ST LOUIS, MO/December 28, 2016 (STLRestaurant.News) We always hear a lot about what the food critics say about which restaurants we should frequent but what about the diners themselves?  After all, isn’t that who really matters in the end? OpenTable, the San Francisco-based online restaurant reservation service … Continue reading Leaving it to the Diners – St. Louis’ Top 10 People’s Choice

THE MAGIC OF DINNER THEATER

Dinner with a Side of Comedy, Mystery, or Burlesque! Dinner Theater ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Dinner Theater – The phrase “dinner and a show” conjures up all sorts of images.  It can be as simple as musicians playing unobtrusively in the corner of a restaurant, as immersive as mystery dinner theater, or as elaborate … Continue reading THE MAGIC OF DINNER THEATER

START THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A WINE PARTY AT CANDICCI’S

Wine Party at Candicci’s Restaurant and Bar – October 26th BALLWIN, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) Candicc’s Restaurant and Bar has announced a wine dinner party, scheduled for October 26th, with special four course gourmet dinner prepared by Candicci’s new Executive Chef, Jack MacMurray.  Featured guests is E & J Gallo Wines providing the featured wines for the … Continue reading START THE HOLIDAY SEASON WITH A WINE PARTY AT CANDICCI’S

TOP 10 FINE DINING RESTAURANTS IN ST LOUIS

Top 10 Fine Dining Restaurants ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) Top 10 Fine Dining: In our opinion, St. Louis has some of the best dining opportunities available in the mid-west, if not across the entire country.  Everything from Italian restaurants to steak and seafood restaurants are available for your dining pleasure.  St. Louis has country renowned … Continue reading TOP 10 FINE DINING RESTAURANTS IN ST LOUIS

HERBIES VINTAGE 72 CLOSING IN CENTRAL WEST END, OPENING IN CLAYTON

Herbies Vintage 72 ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) Herbies Vintage 72 will be open in their existing location in Central West End through the end of September and then they will close.  However, don’t worry, they will open in November in Clayton, MO.   They will be offering a throwback menu and drink specials throughout the … Continue reading HERBIES VINTAGE 72 CLOSING IN CENTRAL WEST END, OPENING IN CLAYTON

Talayna's Italian Restaurant Weekend Special and Live Music

Weekend Special and Live Music at Talayna’s Italian Restaurant CHESTERFIELD, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Talayna’s Italian Restaurant has announced their weekend specials and live music schedule for this upcoming weekend, July 29th, 30th and 31st.  Talayna’s is more than 50 years old and have been owned and managed by Mehdi and Susan Rouhani for more than … Continue reading Talayna's Italian Restaurant Weekend Special and Live Music

Talayna’s Italian Restaurant Weekend Special and Live Music

Weekend Special and Live Music at Talayna’s Italian Restaurant CHESTERFIELD, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Talayna’s Italian Restaurant has announced their weekend specials and live music schedule for this upcoming weekend, July 29th, 30th and 31st.  Talayna’s is more than 50 years old and have been owned and managed by Mehdi and Susan Rouhani for more than … Continue reading Talayna’s Italian Restaurant Weekend Special and Live Music

OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW – SARDELLA

Taking Sardella on the Road ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – For years, Restaurateur Extraordinaire, Gerald Craft, has contemplated closing his popular and very successful brainchild, Niche, located at 7734 Forsyth Blvd in Clayton.  At least as far back as the recession in 2008.  He first opened its doors in 2005 in a Benton Park storefront, … Continue reading OUT WITH THE OLD, IN WITH THE NEW – SARDELLA

HOT TICKET IN TOWN – OLIVE + OAK

HOT TICKET, OLIVE + OAK: SHARING A COMMON BOND ST. LOUIS, MO: (STLRestaurant.News) – Olive + Oak – It’s only been four months since it opened its doors, but it appears that Olive + Oak in Webster Groves has already become the hot ticket in town. Just try getting a reservation! It is the first … Continue reading HOT TICKET IN TOWN – OLIVE + OAK