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Friday, July 30, 2021

UPDATE: Mac's Local Eats at Bluewood Brewing Isn't Closing After All

Posted By on Fri, Jul 30, 2021 at 10:17 AM

Reversing an announcement from this past Wednesday, Mac's Local Eats will continue operating inside of Bluewood Brewing Company (1821 Cherokee Street, 314-261-4079). The burger outfit will remain open inside of the brewery Wednesday through Sunday for the foreseeable future. The news, announced via Mac's Local Eats' social media pages,...

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Thursday, July 29, 2021

Imo's Pizza Sends Simone Biles St. Louis-Style Pizza Care Package

Posted By on Thu, Jul 29, 2021 at 10:50 AM

A piece of St. Louis waits for Simone Biles when she gets back home from the 2020 Olympics. Biles, who visited St. Louis for the gymnastics Olympics trials, withdrew from two Olympic events this week. She said she has experienced intense pressure, which in turn, affected her mental health...

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Mac's Local Eats Is Closing Its Bluewood Brewing Location August 3

Posted By on Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 8:06 PM

A major shakeup involving two big names in the St. Louis food scene is currently underway: Mac's Local Eats will no longer be operating its location inside of Bluewood Brewing (1821 Cherokee Street, 314-261-4079). Mac's last day of service at Bluewood will be August 3. The announcement was first...

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St. Louis Standards: Volpi Foods Rose from Immigrant Roots

Posted By on Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 8:31 AM

In the early 1900s, it wasn’t that uncommon for families to receive the sort of life-changing request that Armando Pasetti’s parents in Italy got from America, but it was still jarring. Their relative, Giovanni Volpi, had started a salami business in St. Louis after immigrating to the United States...

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Eyeing Expansion, J's Pitaria Launches Frozen Line of Traditional Bosnian Pita

Posted By on Mon, Jul 26, 2021 at 4:00 AM

Four years ago, Josi and Zamir Jahic opened J's Pitaria (91 Concord Plaza Shopping Center, Affton; 314-270-8005) as a tiny storefront off Morganford in the shadow of the Bevo Mill. Now, the husband and wife team not only have a larger location in Affton, they are getting ready to...

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Friday, July 23, 2021

Black Restaurant Week St. Louis Is Here

Posted By on Fri, Jul 23, 2021 at 8:19 AM

This weekend, St. Louis food enthusiasts will get a chance to celebrate the city' Black-owned restaurants when Black Restaurant Week comes to town. The event, part of the national event, runs through Sunday and promises to be an exciting showcase of the Black-owned businesses and talent in the St....

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Thursday, July 22, 2021

Brew in the Lou Returns to Francis Park This Fall

Posted By on Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 6:53 AM

One of St. Louis' most popular beer festivals is back. Brew in the Lou, a celebration of local and regional craft beer, will return to Francis Park this October. The event, which was cancelled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic — is scheduled for Saturday, October 9 from...

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Tuesday, July 20, 2021

St. Louis Standards: Grbic Introduced St. Louis to Bosnian Food

Posted By on Tue, Jul 20, 2021 at 8:18 AM

Senada Grbic will never forget her mom’s reaction to the news that her dad had bought a restaurant. Though he’d been talking about doing so for years, Mrs. Grbic had assumed that her vociferous protest against such a move was enough to persuade her husband. They had three kids...

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Monday, July 19, 2021

The Food Hall at City Foundry to Open on August 11

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 10:05 AM

After years of anticipation, the Food Hall at City Foundry (3730 Foundry Way) has finally announced an opening date. The long-awaited space plans to serve its first guests on August 11. City Foundry announced the opening of its Food Hall in a release this morning, giving a firm date...

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Schlafly Beer To Host Pop-Up Bar, Live Music at Tower Grove Park Through September

Posted By on Mon, Jul 19, 2021 at 8:30 AM

This summer and fall, Schlafly Beer (www.schlafly.com) is giving park-goers a great reason to linger after the Tower Grove Farmers Market. The craft brewery is hosting Pints in the Park, featuring a pop-up bar, food truck and live music every Saturday through September. Proceeds of beer sales will go...

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