My Neighborhood: Burgers and Craft Beers in Claremont, CA

Editor’s Note: This article begins a series of hyper-local neighborhood dining guides called “My Neighborhood.” Our goal is to find the spirit of what truly are the dining destinations within the important social fabric of a neighborhood. Each neighborhood’s dining story is unique and engaging. We’re hoping at the same time to uncover some undiscoveredContinue reading “My Neighborhood: Burgers and Craft Beers in Claremont, CA”

Plat du Jour: October 22, 2012: What The St. Louis Mayor Really Should Bet

Last week I mentioned the mayoral wager between San Francisco’s Ed Lee and St. Louis’ Francis Slay over whose team will win the National League Championship Series. If the Giants win, then St. Louis must send toasted ravioli, local barbeque, and “The King of Beers,” also known as Budweiser. If the Cardinals win, San FranciscoContinue reading “Plat du Jour: October 22, 2012: What The St. Louis Mayor Really Should Bet”

Meet Me in St. Louis…to Eat! A Day of Mexican Food at La Vallesana and Chava’s

By Eva Pearlstone Welcome to St. Louis!  For those of you who don’t call this city home, you probably know St. Louis as the home of the Arch, the Cardinals, and the Anheuser-Busch brewery.  Growing up in the suburbs, I didn’t get to go downtown very often.  It is an unfortunate fact that the countyContinue reading “Meet Me in St. Louis…to Eat! A Day of Mexican Food at La Vallesana and Chava’s”