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St. Louis

St. Louis boasts awesome diner food and the perfect gooey butter cakes. Ask Chowhounds for recommendations on where to eat and drink, and discuss your culinary experiences in the city.

9 Pizza Styles to Know (and Make at Home!)

There are plenty of guides out there that will try to tell you what makes a great pizza and point you in the direction of where to find it. But frankly, the best pizza is the pizza you grew up with...
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Toulouse or similar style sausages in St. Louis?

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by xhepera 5 years ago

I'm planning on making a cassoulet and am having trouble sourcing a couple of things locally. Namely, duck fat and Toulouse-style sausages. I'm about 2 hours from St. Louis and figured I'd have bet...

St Louis, Kansas City, Lincoln, and Topeka

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by dcbbq 1 year ago

We'll be touring the plains this fall, and looking for good wood-cooked barbecue in each of these cities, and other suggestions. Feel free to point me to barbecue threads to the various cities. (...

German bakeries in St. Louis

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by Maedl 6 years ago

I grew up in St. Louis in the late1950s and 1960s. On Saturdays we would go to Soulard market and stop at one or two German bakeries on Cherokee Street in South St. Louis. I don't think these baker...

St. Louis Sara lou Fried Shrimp and Tartar Suace

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by ksphillips 3 years ago

Would love to find any recipe for the fried shrimp and especially the tartar sauce from this St. Louis favorite. I believe the tartar sauce had Miracle Whip, dill pickles and onion with something ...

Reynolds Wrap ISO Chief Grilling Officer, deadline June 19

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by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . As CGO, you won’t need a comfy corner office because for two weeks in August, you’ll be busy tasting and savoring BBQ ribs from some of the top BBQ rib cities in the country. Along the way,...

Andouille in the Lou?

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by skwentus 8 months ago

Does anyone have a good source for Andouille sausage in the St. Louis area? Last year I used Johnsonville in my gumbo, which was fine but I'm curious about other options.

St. Louis delights

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by stlSarah 12 months ago

We had a foodie guest recently and a lot of fun showing her some St. Louis gems. I have three layers to suggest: Sublime - Nathaniel Reid Bakery on Manchester for outstanding breakfast pastrie...

What’s Good in Chesterfield and the Valley in St. Louis?

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by ferrett1 2 years ago

We just moved to this area and would love your recommendations as the go to spots in this area. Some of our favorite so far have been Yia,Yias, Nacho Mama’s, Crown Candy kitchen, Tratoria Marcella....

St. Louis Specialties

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by Joe Toenjes 16 years ago

I would like some input from all you chowhounds about the best places in St. Louis to get the best of these specialty dishes original to the region: -- St. Louis Style Pizza (very thin crust, pr...

Great Trip to St. Louis

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by rlcole4346 2 years ago

Spent a few days in St. Louis recently with the grandkids. We arrived a day early for a date night. Had a great meal at Nixta. I am not generally a fan of Mexican food, though MC is. Wow, we both ...

Fun Restaurant/Bar with a Private room near STL

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by Gretchen 1 year ago

We are hosting a team meeting at a hotel near the St Louis airport in a few weeks and are looking for suggestions a nice place nearby where we could get together with good drinks and decent food. W...

Regional Food Brunch/Lunch

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by love food 2 years ago

Hi St Louis. We're headed to St Louis for a wedding. Looking for some Brunch/Lunch spots. Love some local fish. What fish are local? We also have a vegetarian in the group. Restaurant doesn't have ...

Lake Forest Pastry shop in Clayton Missouri

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by tycointl 13 years ago

I was wondering if anyone out there could help me. I know that the Lake Forest pastry shop is closed and has been for some time. What I would like to know is if anyone know how to get in touch wi...

St. Charles and St. Louis

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by madsdadus 2 years ago

Staying out near St. Charles this week. Had great barbecue at Sugarfire and Pappy's last week. Looking for other suggestions; mostly barbecue. Heard Salt + Smoke and Hendrick's were good. Some frie...

Das Bevo

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by hill food 2 years ago

anyone tried it yet? the fried kraut and brat balls sound interesting, kinda wrong, but also kind of intriguing. I read the YELP! comments and half seemed to be more about the restoration (which is...

Fresh Fish Dinner?

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by treydawgmt 2 years ago

I'm in Troy, IL for work and willing to travel 15-30 minutes. I'm looking for somewhere that might serve actual fresh caught fish from the Mississippi River. I don't want fried fish, baked or gri...

Pappy's and Sugarfire Smokehouses

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by madsdadus 2 years ago

Had the good fortune of eating at both Pappy's and Sugarfire the last two days. quite a treat coming off a long weekend in NC eating Carolina barbecue in the Greensboro/Lexington area. I can say th...

St. Louis (or New York?) Style Fried Rice

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by mopeyboy 9 years ago

Have lived in Los Angeles since 1982 and can't get that old style, dark colored, St. Louis fried rice. You know, the stuff they made at all those take-out places. No peas and carrots but bean spr...

First Class Meal

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by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

" . . . The team’s proposal, which won the Urban SOS: Fair Share competition in January, envisages using the vast postal system network to improve food security in the US. Grocery stores and market...

Toasted Ravioli on the Hill

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by ohso 2 years ago

I only have an opportunity to stop at one place and I've nailed it down to three restaurants. Which one should I visit? 1. Charlie Gitto's 2. Mama's on the HIll 3. Zia's