Sound Bites en Sound Bites: Getting at the Root of American cuisine <p><a href="">Root</a>, a new restaurant from executive chef Brian Hardesty, opened in Richmond Heights a week ago today.&nbsp; In the sixth installment of our series <em>Sound Bites,</em> created in partnership with <a href="">Sauce Magazine,</a> producer Libby Franklin checks in with Hardesty about his latest project, which seeks to shine a <em>new</em> light on <em>old </em>cuisine.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 16:25:49 +0000 Libby Franklin 2956 at Sound Bites: Getting at the Root of American cuisine Sound Bites: Holiday fun without the fuss <p>As the holiday season begins, and tables fill with beloved people and food, it can sometimes be difficult for hosts and hostesses to keep the emphasis on fun and away from stress. &nbsp;But with <a href="">a little strategy</a> and a&nbsp;<a href="" style="color: rgb(1, 143, 226); text-decoration: underline; ">few thoughtful tips</a>, we hope your festivities can include extra deliciousness and minimal mad dashing. &nbsp;This month on <a href=""><em>Sound Bites</em></a>, our collaboration with <a href=""><em>Sauce Magazine</em></a>, the <em>Sauce</em> ladies share some of their ideas for a fuss free holiday.</p><p> Mon, 21 Nov 2011 20:48:15 +0000 Libby Franklin 2520 at Sound Bites: Holiday fun without the fuss Sound Bites: Ten years in a tasty town <p>This month on&nbsp;<em style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; font-family: inherit; font-size: 15px; font-style: italic; margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; margin-left: 0px; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; vertical-align: baseline; "><a href="" style="border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-w Fri, 21 Oct 2011 21:29:06 +0000 Libby Franklin 2307 at Sound Bites: Ten years in a tasty town Sound Bites: Urban farmers bloom where they're planted <p>Urban agriculture has taken root in cities everywhere, including right here in the River City.&nbsp; It comes in many forms: the community garden, the backyard vegetable patch, the rooftop bee colony.&nbsp; But cultivating food in town can be complicated and wrought with challenges---so what is it that&rsquo;s driving some city dwellers to skip the grocery store and get their hands dirty?&nbsp;&nbsp; Libby Franklin reports in the next of our new series <a href="">Sound Bites, </a>created in partnership with <a href="">Sauce Magazine.</a></p><p> Fri, 16 Sep 2011 16:09:05 +0000 Libby Franklin 2049 at Sound Bites: Urban farmers bloom where they're planted Sound Bites: Ones to Watch 2011 <p><a href=""></a></p><p>This month on <em><a href="">Sound Bites</a>,</em> we get a look at <em><a href="">Sauce Magazine&rsquo;s</a> </em>2011 <a href="">&ldquo;Ones to Watch List&rdquo;</a> and an introduction to some of the region&rsquo;s most innovative culinary up-and-comers.&nbsp; From <a href="">underground dinner parties</a><a href=""> </a>and <a href="">ultra-modern cocktails,</a> to <a href="">family traditions that go back generations</a>&mdash;<em>Sauce</em> says these food and drink professionals show promise. &nbsp; <em>Sauce</em> senior staff writer Ligaya Figueras stopped by<em> <a href="">Cityscape</a></em> with a couple of the folks she&#39;s watching. You can listen to Steve Potter&#39;s discussion with Will Fischer and Amy Marcoot above.</p><p> Fri, 05 Aug 2011 16:18:20 +0000 Libby Franklin 1808 at Sound Bites: Ones to Watch 2011 Sound Bites: Gourmet growing wild <p><a href=""></a></p><p>As farmer&rsquo;s market season hits its summer stride, fresh from the farm ingredients often take center stage.&nbsp; But Missouri is also home to many <em>wild</em> ingredients, which are highly sought after by area chefs, and in many cases next to impossible to cultivate.&nbsp;</p><p>In the first of a new series called <em>Sound Bites</em>, created in partnership with Sauce Magazine, producer Libby Franklin goes into the woods with forager Ryan Maher, owner of Missouri Wild Edibles.</p><div><p> Fri, 08 Jul 2011 14:53:03 +0000 Libby Franklin 1603 at Sound Bites: Gourmet growing wild