Tag Archives: dining out

Dining Alone

Dining alone is a topic that comes up frequently in food writing. I was browsing articles online the other day and I saw an advice column about how to eat alone and not look like a loser. I bristled at … 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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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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Pizza Break: Pizzeoli

Ever since I moved back to St. Louis, I’ve been hearing about Pizzeoli. A local food publication ran an article about them semi-recently saying that the owner takes Neapolitan pizza pie-making very seriously. I like people who are dedicated to … Continue reading

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Vicia

Last night, I met my friend Emma for dinner at Vicia. I’d already been there once before for lunch a month ago, right after they opened. But their dinner menu looked more involved, so I wanted to go back for … Continue reading

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Vista Ramen

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about why I like to go out to eat so much. There’s the obvious reason: It’s fun to go somewhere new and have people serve you food. But it’s more than that. I’ve realized … Continue reading

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