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For Crafted’s Dianna Watson, 2018 Is Off to a Lucky Start

For Crafted’s Dianna Watson, 2018 Is Off to a Lucky Start

There’s a superstition, particularly in the South, that eating black-eyed peas on New Year’s Eve will bring good luck. So at the dawning of 2018, Dianna Watson, the head chef at Crafted in Tower Grove East, decided to add her favorite version of them to the menu: black-eyed-pea fritters. Her plan was fairly simple: She

Chef Rob Connoley Reveals the Love Story Behind His Beet Dish

Chef Rob Connoley Reveals the Love Story Behind His Beet Dish

It’s hard to believe chef Rob Connoley when he says he doesn’t like beets. Consider his “Rolled Roasted Roots” dish. He uses the core of a red beet like the veal shank in ossobuco, then slices the remainder of that beet — plus a golden one — into thin strips, which he wraps around the

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