VietNam Style, which opened last October, is a new contender to the Loop restaurant scene. It brings with it two characteristics that are more or less unique to the Loop: Vietnamese style food and affordable pricing.
It is hard to hear the name “Three Flags Tavern” and not be reminded of a certain classic Washington University hangout and happy hour spot north of campus, but this incognito tavern nestled away on Southwest Avenue plays a much different game than Three Kings Public House.
Student Life’s food editor explores Filipino-inspired dishes at Guerrilla Street Food.
Since coming to college, I’ve had the opportunity to try so many new kinds of foods—Chinese, Indian, Korean, Mexican, Korean-Mexican fusion and, thanks to my venture to Moya Grill this past weekend, I can now add Ethiopian to the list.
A guideline many food critics follow is not to publish a review of a restaurant very soon after it opens for business. The growing pains involved with creating a menu from scratch, training new staff and judging customer interest mean that a restaurant might be very different a month after its opening. Nami Ramen, which has garnered an unfair 2.5 stars on Yelp since its opening in January, deserves a second look.
It’s the end of a long day, and I feel like eating a burger. I should note that I ate a burger about an hour ago. Does that stop me from still craving a burger? I wish the answer were yes. Unfortunately, I follow my appetite, which brings me to Zippy Burger, the new burger place located on Melville Avenue.
Since its grand opening last month, Doughocracy brings the power of pizza choice to St. Louis. Don’t get me wrong: Pizza has always been welcome in the fast-food realm. But now, it doesn’t have to be of questionable quality—in fact, fast-food pizza can actually be good.
Four years in St. Louis warrants a special trip to the city’s oldest operating soda fountain shop, which is also one of the oldest in the country. Founded in 1913, Crown Candy Kitchen is a plunge into old timey nostalgia.