Category Archives: Restaurant Reviews

Toronto and Montréal

A year and a half ago after the election (it feels like so much longer), I told everyone that I was going to flee to Canada. There was a flight leaving for Toronto next to my flight back to St. … Continue reading

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Good Fortune

I’ve never been a fan of Chinese food. When I was younger, my family would order carry out from a local restaurant at least once a week and I’d dread it. I didn’t like the salt-laden sauces with sour flavors … Continue reading

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Tropical Moose

I started typing the title for this blog post and it came out as “Topical Moose,” which sounds like a really disgusting skin cream or a weird study section. ANYWAY. Tropical Moose is neither of those things. It’s a tiny … Continue reading

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Seattle: Part Deux

Seattle will always have a special place in my heart. I showed up for the first time a couple years ago to visit one of my best friends from grad school, Stephanie, and my brother. At the time, she had … Continue reading

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Nathaniel Reid Bakery

A little more than a year ago before I moved back to St. Louis, I read about Nathaniel Reid Bakery. Reid, a classically-trained pastry chef, is from St. Louis. He moved back to town after living in France and Southern … Continue reading

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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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