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MANCHESTER, Conn. | Connecticut’s Shady Glen featured on television show

MANCHESTER, Conn.  — A Connecticut restaurant known for its unusual cheeseburgers is getting some national television exposure. The Journal Inquirer reports that Shady Glen in Manchester will be featured in an upcoming episode of the Travel Channel’s “Burger Land.” The restaurant is known for frying the cheese on its cheeseburgers until it is crispy. The … Continue reading MANCHESTER, Conn. | Connecticut’s Shady Glen featured on television show

LOS ANGELES | Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

LOS ANGELES — Jonathan Gold, who became the first restaurant critic to win the Pulitzer Prize for criticism, has died. He was 57. The Los Angeles Times , where Gold most recently worked, reported that he died Saturday after being diagnosed earlier this month with pancreatic cancer. “I can’t imagine the city without him. It … Continue reading LOS ANGELES | Jonathan Gold, Pulitzer-winning restaurant critic, dies

James Beard Foundation’s Fifth Anniversary Taste America® Tour to Visit Ten Diverse Culinary Cities

NEW YORK, NY July 12, 2017 (STL.NEWS) The James Beard Foundation (JBF) is pleased to announce that tickets for the fifth anniversary year of the Taste America® national culinary tour are now on sale at jamesbeard.org/taste-america-tickets. The cross-country program will heat up this fall in ten dynamic culinary destinations including Austin, Boston, Chicago, Kansas City, … Continue reading James Beard Foundation’s Fifth Anniversary Taste America® Tour to Visit Ten Diverse Culinary Cities

Summer Brings Fresh Eats, Festivals, and Competition to St. Louis

STL Restaurant News Weekly Recap May 28 – June 3, 2017 ST. LOUIS, MO/June 04, 2017 (STL.News) – It’s always a pleasure to write about new flavors, innovative culinary offerings, and fresh foodie fun in St. Louis.  As summer heats up, so does our vibrant restaurant industry.  Summertime is a special time in a great … Continue reading Summer Brings Fresh Eats, Festivals, and Competition to St. Louis

St Louis Union Station’s Station Grill Competes

St. Louis Union Station’s Station Grill Competes in the James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project ST. LOUIS, MO/May 30, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) Station Grill – The James Beard Foundation’s Blended Burger Project is back and St. Louis has a delicious home town competitor. From now through July 31, food lovers can vote for St. Louis Union … Continue reading St Louis Union Station’s Station Grill Competes

Third Time’s a Charm for STL’s Newest James Beard Winner

James Beard Foundation Honors Chef Kevin Nashan St. Louis, MO/May 3, 2017 (STLRestaurant.News) – It’s always an honor for the whole St. Louis community when one of our own receives national recognition.  And so, it is with no small amount of pride that we report that Chef Kevin Nashan is the James Beard Foundation’s Best … Continue reading Third Time’s a Charm for STL’s Newest James Beard Winner