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Friday, May 14, 2021

New, Expanded Bolyard's Meat & Provisions Opens Today in Maplewood

Posted By on Fri, May 14, 2021 at 8:29 AM

The day that St. Louis carnivores have been eagerly awaiting has finally arrived. Bolyard's Meat & Provisions (2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood; 314-647-2567) opens today in its new, larger location in Maplewood. The new Bolyard's, which is located just a block north of the original location, expands upon the butcher...

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Thursday, May 13, 2021

A Fine Swine BBQ Reopens as a Food Truck in Partnership with Soucial Kitchen

Posted By on Thu, May 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM

Late last year, it appeared that A Fine Swine BBQ (www.afineswinebbq.com) was to be another casualty of the pandemic when owner David Stidham shuttered both his New Baden and Mt. Vernon restaurants. Now, the brand is getting a new lease on life as a food truck and catering outfit thanks...

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Wednesday, May 12, 2021

BEAST Butcher & Block in the Grove Resumes Barbecue Today

Posted By on Wed, May 12, 2021 at 8:13 AM

The air of the Grove will again be filled with the smell of sweet smoke beginning today when BEAST Butcher & Block (4156 Manchester Avenue, 314-944-6003) reopens its smokehouse for barbecue service. The acclaimed restaurant, owned by David and Meggan Sandusky, paused its barbecue service this February in response...

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Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Born of Necessity, Sando Shack Endures With Strong Local Following

Posted By on Tue, May 11, 2021 at 6:20 AM

Dan Jensen remembers the experience that gave him the bug for the food and beverage business well. Growing up in Chicago, he was intrigued by his two uncles who were chefs, so he jumped at the chance to work alongside one of them at the city's annual food festival...

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Monday, May 10, 2021

Steve's Hot Dogs Is Moving to the Former Mangia Italiano

Posted By on Mon, May 10, 2021 at 8:54 AM

Fans of Steve's Hot Dogs (3457 Magnolia Avenue, 314-932-5953) will soon be getting their tubular meat fix at a different spot. Steve Ewing's beloved hot dog restaurant is moving from its Tower Grove East location to South Grand, in the left-side storefront of the former Mangia Italiano. Though no...

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Friday, May 7, 2021

Randall's Wines and Spirits Opening a New Location on the Hill

Posted By on Fri, May 7, 2021 at 11:49 AM

South city residents will soon have a new option for booze shopping, because Randall's Wines and Spirits is opening a new location on the Hill this summer. The new spot will be at 4925 Southwest Avenue, where there used to be an old Walgreens location. The spot is almost...

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Streatery Returns to the Central West End This Weekend

Posted By on Fri, May 7, 2021 at 7:36 AM

The streets of the Central West End will transform into an outdoor dining oasis this Friday and Saturday night thanks to the CWE Streatery, an al fresco dining program that is turning three intersections into patio seating for the neighborhood's restaurants.  This is the second year for the Streatery,...

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Thursday, May 6, 2021

Learn BBQ From a Sugarfire Master to Help Operation Food Search

Posted By on Thu, May 6, 2021 at 6:12 AM

Sugarfire Smokehouse (multiple locations including 9200 Olive Boulevard, Olivette; 314-992-2301) is giving away its trade secrets for a cause. The award-winning St. Louis-based barbecue restaurant will host Operation Barbecue, a virtual cooking class on May 13, with proceeds benefitting Operation Food Search. Sugarfire's executive chef Matt Glickert will lead...

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Tuesday, May 4, 2021

Schlafly Beer to Open Its First Brewpub in Illinois

Posted By on Tue, May 4, 2021 at 4:09 PM

Schlafly Beer (multiple locations including 2100 Locust Street, 314-241-2337) fans east of the Mississippi will no longer have to travel across the river to enjoy the brand's brewpub experience. The craft brewery announced today that it will open its first Illinois restaurant in Highland, Illinois, late this fall, breathing...

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DiGregorio's Italian Market on the Hill Celebrates 50th Year in Business

Posted By on Tue, May 4, 2021 at 11:50 AM

DiGregorio’s Italian Market (5200 Daggett Avenue, 314-776-1062) is celebrating its 50th year in business with an outdoor party on June 12. Located in the Hill neighborhood, DeGregorio’s specializes in bringing authentic Italian products and ingredients to Italian-American shoppers who are missing a taste of their home country. For more...

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