The latest venture from prolific restaurateur Michael Del Pietro marks a dramatic change from his usual Italian fare.
Steven Pursley, who studied ramen for three years in Japan, opened his debut restaurant, Menya Rui, in Lindenwood Park.
Founded as a food truck in 2017, Pie Hard Pizzeria parked its terrific wood-fired pizza in Waterloo in 2020.
Anthony Hassler and Brandon Bauza use hickory to add intense flavor to ribs, brisket, turkey, pulled pork and other surprises.
801 Local, the new restaurant from the group behind 801 Chophouse and 801 Fish, lacks a defining personality.
From fluffy pancakes to beignets with sausage gravy to smoked pork ribs, Grand Pied is as distinctive as it is comforting.
Under chef and co-owner Matthew Glickert, the cooking at Westchester is smart, seasonal and pleasure-forward.
Sabroso Cocina Mexicana delights through a broad range of dishes, including tacos, quesabirria, tortas and huaraches.
Mary Nguyen and Kristin Liu follow in mother's footsteps with the Kitchen, serving fine Chinese and Vietnamese fare.
Timothy's in Creve Coeur succeeds as both a date-night dining destination and as a casual neighborhood spot for drinks.
Chef Amy Le, a St. Louis native, serves fusion banh mi, rice bowls and more at the first area location of her Chicago restaurant.
The Affton-area restaurant serves memorable smashed burgers and corned beef in addition to its signature Italian beef sandwich.
Under new ownership since 2019 and reopened last summer after a pandemic hiatus, the Tenderloin Room is remodeled and refreshed.
Must-visit debut restaurant by Andrew Cisneros boasts a focused menu inspired by his mother’s and grandmother’s cooking.
Bowood by Niche, from the acclaimed chef Gerard Craft, takes up the brunch mantle of the late, beloved Cafe Osage in the Central West End.
Chef Alex Henry, formerly of Nixta and Cleveland-Heath, brings cuisine of Yucatán peninsula to City Foundry.
The second attempt at a restaurant inside Grand Center's Angad Arts Hotel draws broadly on global influences for its fine-dining fare.
Villa Park, Illinois-based chain brings its spiced grilled chicken to a shopping center in Town and Country.
Nate Hereford's Chicken Scratch succeeds with both whole roasted chickens and chicken sandwiches.
This year-old counter-service concept captures the essence of favorite dishes as nachos.
Originally a food truck, Tamara Landeiro's Havana's Cuisine is now a brick-and-mortar restaurant downtown.
Ali Thiam serves a small but appealing selection of Senegalese, Ivorian and Afro-Caribbean fare at his Food Hall kitchen.
Cooking and service are precise and appealing at acclaimed chef Ben Grupe's debut restaurant in the Grove.
Chef Philip Day serves local, seasonal fare with warm hospitality at his restaurant, one of the best to open in the past two years.
Our critic visits four prominent Italian restaurants that opened during the pandemic: Noto, O+O Pizza, Edera and Napoli III.
Pravin Khanna's debut restaurant draws on his native northern India as well as his global travels.
Michael Frank brings fine-dining background to generically named restaurant tucked inside Méridien St. Louis Clayton hotel.
The second restaurant from the chef of the acclaimed Shift (formerly known as Savage) features his ambitious cooking in a more casual atmosphere.
Chris Armstrong draws upon his upbringing in central Texas and Kansas City for his menu of smoked meats.