Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Grapefruit Rose Doughnut at KNEAD: A Lesson in Persistence

I’ve been known to go out of my way for good food. There was the time I broke all my rules and stood in line for two hours in the freezing cold for Filipino food at Bad Saint in D.C. … Continue reading

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Balkan Treat Box

This is a little premature because I’ve only been to Balkan Treat Box once, and I’ve only tried one item on their menu. But when something is really good, nay, excellent, it deserves the spotlight. I heard about Balkan Treat … Continue reading

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Thé Time: The London Tea Room

It’s taken me a while to tell you about the London Tea Room because I was saving it for just the right moment. As it turns out, it’s today. It’s FREEZING in St. Louis. It’s the kind of cold that … Continue reading

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Soup Dumplings STL

Some of the most nondescript places have the best food. This is the lesson I’ve learned in my lifelong quest for good food. For example, a restaurant in a rundown strip mall will have better Indian cuisine than a gourmet … Continue reading

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Knead Bakehouse & Provisions

A couple months ago, I read that Knead Bakehouse & Provisions was opening in St. Louis’s Southampton neighborhood. I’m always on the lookout for new bakeries in town so I was excited to hear about Knead. I stopped by about … Continue reading

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Best Dining Moments of 2017

I’m usually not a fan of end-of-the-year roundups, especially because they tend to happen a few weeks before the end of the year. There’s still life to live, people. Also, some of them tend to be dripping with nostalgia. I’m … Continue reading

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Confluence Kombucha

A year ago when I moved back to St. Louis, my friend LeAnn told me that I needed to try Confluence Kombucha, a new restaurant in the Grove neighborhood. I met her there on a cold winter afternoon with semi-high … Continue reading

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