Celebrating the tastemakers of 2018

 

St. Louis is holding its own with other major cities as a dining destination! Cheers to another great year!

 

Best New RESTAURANT


||   Yellowbelly

why: inventive “sea and spirits” menu that warms the soul set in elegant island decor

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Best Fast Casual

||   BLK MKT Eats

why: sushi in burrito form - ‘nuff said! (and, it’s delicious!)

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Best Frozen Cocktails

||   Narwhal’s Crafted

why: flavors perfectly paired for frozen, blended concoctions

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Best New Restaurant #2

||   The Clover and the Bee

why: delicious menu in a gorgeous setting from the seasoned owners of Olive + Oak

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Best Sushi

||   Nippon Tei

why: absolutely fresh with stunning presentation

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Best Shopping


||   Civil Alchemy

why: gorgeous curated housewares, jewelry, food and beverages  

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BEST New Restaurant #3


||   Louie

why: flawlessly executed authentic, approachable Italian in a timeless decor

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Best New Patio

||   Frisco Barroom

why: thoughtfully designed, sunset-facing rooftop in old Webster

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Best NYC Experience


||   Billie-Jean

why: intimate, all-black decor evokes dining in the Big Apple

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Honorable Mention (as I wasn’t able to visit them this year): Savage and Balkan Treat Box