Tuesday, April 23, 2013
It's to be New York style pizza, with the dough and sauce made in-house.
By the time summer is over Maplewood should have another pizza option. Family Video has partnered with Marco's Pizza, and plans to devote a third of their current space to the pizza shop. A wall will be built to divide the two operations. Family Video assistant manager Jen Rosa said Maplewood has OK'd the building permits, and now they're waiting for county approval. "Our plan was to begin construction end of April, beginning of May," Rosa said. "We're looking at about six weeks once we start construction. Should be finished by end of summer at the latest." It's New York style pizza, she said. "Everything will happen in-store. All the dough-making and the sauces," Rosa said. She said this will be the first Marco's Pizza in St. Louis. They'…
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Riverfront Times suggests these spots along Manchester Road for a great bite to eat.
Pastries, bar food, fine dining, beer, cocktails--if you're a Maplewood resident, you don't have to go very far to satisfy your food-related cravings. Riverfront Times' Gut Check suggests the 'best places to grab some bites' on Manchester Road, from McCausland to Sutton Boulevard. (They also recently named The Post Bar & Grill among their favorite sports bars for food.) Which one is your favorite? Take our poll. More Maplewood food news:
Monday, January 21, 2013
St. Louis Magazine talked up the Clayton burger joint.
What local food trends are you looking to in 2013? George Mahe, Dining Editor for St. Louis Magazine, recently discussed food trends on Fox 2 News, including the top three trends in St. Louis: provel cheese, Five Star Burgers in Clayton and kale salad. Mahe talked about Five Star's Blue Ribbon burger and its brioche bun. See our previous coverage of Five Star Burgers:
Friday, January 18, 2013
Heavy Riff Brewing Company is the dream of two brothers.
Two brothers have pooled their talents, and are working to open Heavy Riff Brewing Company, at 6413 Clayton Avenue in Dogtown. The 4,000 square foot brew pub is east of the Hi-Pointe theatre in an old grocery store. Jerid Safell, 31, worked for eight years for St. Louis University in medical purchasing. In the brewing business, he’s worked for six breweries and been head brewer, but didn't like someone telling him what to brew, and he didn't like that when he left he couldn't take his recipes with him. His brother Justin, 28, also had a corporate job. He brews too, but his talent is in running the business. He's a councilman in St. John, where they both live. “We started drinking beers one night, and said, why don’t we create an …
Panera Bread recently debuted a series of high protein, slow carb options on a hidden menu.
St. Louisans resolving to eat healthier in 2013 can enjoy a handful of new, high-protein, slow-carbohydrate meals on St. Louis Bread Co.'s hidden menu, writes Riverfront Times' Gut Check blog The menu items, which were tested in a handful of Panera's New York City locations, debuted nationally earlier this month, according to Gut Check. Read more about the new menu items and how they were created on Gut Check blog.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
Seventeen restaurants will offer three courses for $25.
Clayton Restaurant Week, the 4th annual, will take place from Jan. 21-27. This year’s CRW lineup includes 17 of Clayton’s fine dining establishments offering a special three-course dinner promotion for a fixed price of $25 per person, plus tax and tip. Last year’s Clayton Restaurant Week resulted in sales spikes of 25-100 percent compared to normal January sales weeks. The promotion attracted over 15,000 diners with many restaurants reporting waiting lists and full sellout nights. There are no passes to buy, coupons to carry or cards to punch—patrons simply visit the participating restaurant of their choice. CRW restaurants feature select items from their soup/salad/appetizer, entrée and dessert menus. CRW boasts a charity tie-in with …
Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Josh Galliano is teaming up with a '95 Kirkwood High graduate who has worked in Chicago and New York.
Since Monarch closed in March 2012, acclaimed St. Louis chef Josh Galliano hasn't had a place to call his own. It's been announced, in STLtoday, that Galliano and husband-and-wife restaurateurs Nick and Audra Luedde will open the Libertine, in Clayton. They're calling the concept a "re-imagined neighborhood eatery," with small and large plates ranging from $6 to $22, backed by a wine, cocktail and craft beer program. Lease details are being finalized, but St. Louis Magazine's George Mahe reports the Libertine will be located at 7927 Forsyth Boulevard in Clayton, a space vacated last year by Chez Leon. Once open, Libertine will serve dinner daily, with lunch service coming later. The article states that Nick Luedde, 36, graduated from …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
The newest steakhouse in Clayton wants to be your celebration destination.
A new steakhouse has opened in Clayton that carves the meat right onto your plate as you sit at the table. Read more about the new restaurant in the Clayton-Richmond Heights Patch. Brazikat Brazilian Steak and Seafood isn’t your ordinary steakhouse. Sure, the meat is grilled to perfection over a mesquite wood fire and the portions are plentiful. But Brazikat doesn’t bother with hot plates to keep your steak warm—servers bring food out fresh from the grill and carve it right onto your plate. Brazikat is known for its all-you-can-eat feasts of 12 different meats, from top sirloin and pork to chicken. Selections of meat are lightly seasoned and roasted over a fire on skewers, then delivered right to your table. Read the complete article in …
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The basement restaurant at the Cheshire Inn will have 32 beers on draft.
Three restaurants will eventually be serving at the newly reopened Cheshire Inn. The first to open was the Restaurant, about a month ago. Basso, in the basement, will open on Monday, Dec. 17, and was reviewed in the Riverfront Times. The restaurant's name, Basso, translates to "low" or "under" in Italian, a nod to its location beneath the Restaurant at the Cheshire. Menu options at Basso include Italian staples like carpaccio salad, wood-fired pizzas, pastas, meatballs and bruschetta to more general American fare such as pork chops and burgers. Read the complete review in the Riverfront Times. Also in Patch:
Friday, November 30, 2012
Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook shares its list of Liked restaurants.
We have no lack of great places to eat in Maplewood and Brentwood. Most have Facebook pages, and Maplewood-Brentwood Patch Facebook has Liked a proud list of those pages. Some of these may be outside our cities, but they're close-by, and worth including. Did we miss that you know of? Leave us a comment below. You can also review one in the Patch Directory!