Soundbites

Cityscape
5:27 pm
Fri June 13, 2014

Where Are The Best Places To Eat Brunch In St. Louis?

Cucina Pazzo's lemon ricotta blueberry pancakes.
Credit Carmen Troesser/Sauce Magazine

It’s not breakfast. It’s not lunch. Somehow it’s both and all the more delicious for it. No one knows for sure when brunch first began, but the first record of the word in print comes from an 1895 article in a British magazine called Hunter’s Weekly. Some link the origins of brunch to the upper-crust British tradition of hunter’s luncheons. Others say it comes from the Catholic practice of fasting until after mass.  From Great Britain, brunch made its way to the United States .

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Cityscape
5:16 pm
Fri May 9, 2014

What Are The Newest Restaurants And Food Trends In St. Louis?

Three Flags Tavern, a new restaurant that pays tribute to the cuisine of the three countries whose flags have flown over St. Louis: France, Spain and the U.S.
Michelle Volansky Sauce Magazine

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter spoke with the magazine’s executive editor Ligaya Figueras and art director Meera Nagarajan about what is up-and-coming in the St. Louis food scene.

Among the highlights of the conversation were what restaurants have good patios, what’s new at the Loop, and two barbecue restaurants set to open soon. Also covered were hit lists of restaurants that focus on being healthy and places that are kid friendly.

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Cityscape
12:05 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Cooking For The Cardinals, Making Hospital Food Palatable: Chefs Who Work Outside The Restaurant

A Korean-inspired dish from Simon Lusky's Athlete Eats.
St. Louis Public Radio / Kelsey Proud

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter spoke with the magazine’s executive editor Ligaya Figueras and two local chefs whose work takes them outside of the restaurant: nutrition specialist for the St. Louis Cardinals Simon Lusky and SSM DePaul Health Center sous chef Kore Wilbert. Lusky also is co-owner Athlete Eats, a small business that started out cooking for pro athletes in the off-season and now includes a restaurant on Cherokee Street.

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Cityscape
6:24 pm
Fri March 14, 2014

Soundbites: Recipe For A Successful Restaurant

Chef/Restaurant Owner Mike Randolph (left) with his chef de cuisine Dale Beauchamp in the kitchen of Little Country Gentleman.
Jonathan Gayman.

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter spoke with the magazine’s executive editor Ligaya Figueras and local restaurateurs Chris Sommers and Mike Randolph about finding a good recipe for a successful restaurant.

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Cityscape
4:48 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Soundbites: Fields Foods, Fair Shares - A Discussion About Eating Locally In St. Louis

Fields Foods, a new grocery store in Lafayette Square with a focus on natural and local foods, opened January 4, 2014.
Michelle Volansky Courtesy Sauce Magazine

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter discussed the production and sale of local foods in St. Louis with Sauce Magazine executive editor Ligaya Figueras, Fair Shares CCSA co-founder Sara Hale and Fields Foods co-founder Jeffrey Randol.

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Cityscape
5:38 pm
Fri January 17, 2014

Soundbites: Ones To Watch 2014

Planter's House bartender Mandi Kowalski, one of Sauce Magazine's 2014 Ones to Watch.
Carmen Troesser

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, managing editor Julie Cohen gave an overview of the six up-and-comers the publication chose for its annual “Ones to Watch” feature.

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Cityscape
4:01 pm
Fri December 27, 2013

Soundbites: Best St. Louis Food & Drink Of 2013

Tacos from Mission Taco Joint
(Courtesy: Catherine Klene, Sauce Magazine)

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, executive editor Ligaya Figueras and food critics Michael Renner and Matt Berkley reviewed the standout St. Louis restaurants and bars of 2013.

Michael Renner writes “New and Notable” for Sauce, and Matt Berkley writes “Nightlife.” They maintain anonymity in order to accurately review the experience an average customer might have.

New Venues

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Cityscape
3:15 pm
Fri November 22, 2013

Soundbites: Thanksgiving Edition

(via Flickr / terren in Virginia)

In our monthly Soundbites segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter discussed the ins and outs of cooking the Thanksgiving meal with Five Bistro owner/chef Anthony Devoti, his mother Bonnie Devoti and Ligaya Figueras, executive editor of Sauce Magazine.

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Cityscape
5:11 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

Soundbites: Restaurants In The Loop

Joe Edwards
Carmen Troesser (Courtesy Sauce Magazine)

In our monthly “Soundbites” segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter discussed the ongoing growth of the restaurant scene in the Delmar Loop with Joe Edwards, the owner of Blueberry Hill and other Loop landmarks, Ryan Pinkston, co-owner of newcomer Three Kings Public House and Ligaya Figueras, executive editor of Sauce Magazine.

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Cityscape
4:36 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

Soundbites: New Gamlin Whiskey House Featured On 'Hit List'

From left to right, Brothers Lucas and Derek Gamlin outside of Gamlin Whiskey House, one of their two new venues.
Michelle Volansky (Courtesy Sauce Magazine)

In our monthly “Soundbites” segment in partnership with Sauce Magazine, host Steve Potter discussed new restaurants and bars opening up in St. Louis with Ligaya Figueras, executive editor of Sauce Magazine. Every month the magazine makes up a "hit list" of new venues the editors recommend visiting.

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