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Bernie Lee Makes Poké OK

Bernie Lee Makes Poké OK

Restaurateur Bernie Lee now owns two of downtown’s hottest dining concepts. Hiro Asian Kitchen, which has been successfully promoting hyper-local ingredients and Southeast Asian cuisine on Washington Avenue for more than five years, is now joined by Hiro Poké Co., the ultimate build-your-own bowl addition to the downtown business lunch scene. An outsider who’s made

Spark Something Great Over Dinner Saturday Night

Spark Something Great Over Dinner Saturday Night

Eat, vote, and change our world on Saturday by funding someone’s great idea. Each month, FoodSpark St. Louis hosts potluck style dinner parties that serve as micro-incubators, with informal but focused conversations on art, politics, identity and more. For the past four months, events have been centered on the LGBT community, in partnership with QTPOC:

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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