Tag Archives: local

Tahini Toast with Banana, Cinnamon, and Orange Blossom Honey

I’m a fan of simple breakfasts that look pretty. It also helps when they taste good. Cue: This tahini toast with banana, cinnamon, and orange blossom honey. I’ve been thinking about making this toast all week but I kept getting … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Brunch, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thé Time: Big Heart Tea

Welcome to this installment of Thé Time (Tea Time), where I feature some of the best teas I’ve tried lately. I discovered Big Heart Tea earlier this year when I stopped by Lemon Gem, a cute little kitchen goods store … Continue reading

Posted in Thé Time, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

St. Louis Coffee

One of my earliest memories is loving the smell of coffee. My grandfather liked drinking it so we always had a pot brewing when he came over. I thought since I loved the smell of coffee, I’d love the taste … Continue reading

Posted in Drinks, Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Squatters Café

A few weeks ago, I read about a new restaurant opening in the KDHX radio building near downtown St. Louis. It took me by surprise because usually I’m abreast of what opens and closes in the area, and I had … Continue reading

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Thé Time: Conscious Apothecary

Welcome to the first installment of Thé Time. In French, “thé” means tea. I decided to start this column partly to talk up all the good tea sold locally in St. Louis. You might not expect this, but St. Louis … Continue reading

Posted in Thé Time | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Restaurant Reviews, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Pan Seared Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries and Pecans

Growing up, I was lucky–I never had a parent who told me to eat my vegetables. I remember watching TV shows where parents forced their children to eat all their broccoli, and thinking it was strange. My mother told me … Continue reading

Posted in Dinner, Uncategorized, Vegetarian | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment