Thursday, November 8, 2012
The Brentwood Chinese restaurant that closed after a fire earlier this year has reopened, with new booths and fresh paint.
Hunan Wok, in Brentwood, has reopened, owner Jason Lee wants everyone to know. He was a partner in the restaurant with Angela Lin, and she retired, he said, so now it's his. The restaurant closed in May after a fire. Lee pointed out the fresh paint, new booths and new marble bar. He said the kitchen, where the fire was, is all new. A new menu will have an all white meat chicken dish, beef broccoli, Hunan beef, General Tso's chicken and pot sitckers for the kids. He said "no MSG." Ada, who has waited tables there for 13 years, she said, is still there. The hours are 11 a.m. - 9 p.m. Monday to Friday and 4 - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The restaurant delivers within a 3-mile radius, and has two numbers to call: 314-962-0898 and 314-962-0899…
Tuesday, November 6, 2012
A guide to election-themed goods and specials on Nov. 6 (some of them are free!). Looking for a nearby watch party? Patch has those, too.
Are you participating in the democratic process on Tuesday? Don't forget to take a moment and reward yourself for your patriotism. Several St. Louis organizations and businesses--as well as national chains--are offering up presidential food, discounts, or a place for you to watch the results roll in. Are we missing something? Shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and we'll get the new information added to this article. (You can also add it to the comments below.) University City Deals Food and drink fun Other cool stuff Watch parties and related activities
Saturday, November 3, 2012
There's a celebration at Maya Cafe, in Maplewood.
The Torture Chamber Orchestra plays at Maya Cafe every Day of the Dead (Dia de los Muertos) and April Fools Day. The players are all musicians of some sort, but play instruments they don't normally play, or are just learning to play. The result is that they sound like a very dedicated seventh-grade band. At the Maya on Friday they dressed for the occasion. See more photos on Maplewood-Brentwood Facebook (Like it!)
Tickets were available as of Friday night.
At the Fall Food Frenzy, at Monarch, in Maplewood, 30 St. Louis-area restaurants will cook to benefit the ALS Association's local chapter. The event is Sunday, from 5-8 p.m. as reported in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. Tickets are still available. Read the full article, including ticket information, in the St. Louis Post Dispatch. The Monarch recently had its east side repaired after being run into by a truck. Also on Patch:
Friday, November 2, 2012
An experienced team has put together the new restaurant in the north end of the Galleria.
On Thursday, Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina will officially opened its doors at the north end of the Saint Louis Galleria. Chef Chris Swinyard comes to St. Louis from the Charlotte, NC, Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina, and from San Francisco before that. He said the restaurant is a culmination of his 37 years in the restaurant industry. For more photos, see an album in Clayton-Richmond Heights Facebook. (Like it!) "We want to have great food, great margaritas, things that make it a great restaurant, but at the end of the day we want it to be fun," he said. "We use the freshest ingredients we can get out hands on," he said. "We make each order of guacamole to order. When the order comes in, that's when the quac gets made. "We grind down the …
Dominic Michael is moving to the new center after 30 years on Forsyth Boulevard.
Four new tenants have signed leases at the old Colonial Marketplace, in the 8800 block of Maryland Avenue, in Clayton and Ladue. "Blown Away, a new tenant, just opened, Dominic Michael Hair Salon is relocating there, Cini Italian restaurant and Ivy Hill Boutique, from the Central West End, have all signed leases," Mike Anthon, with developer, Desco, said. Anthon said more businesses will be announced when they're signed. Patch reported in June that Original Pancake House would be one of the tenants. Also on Patch:
Thursday, November 1, 2012
They'll all open on November 5.
At the renovated Cheshire Inn, four distinct restaurants are being developed. They include the main dining, called the Restaurant; the second floor, the Upstairs, will be for private events; Basso will feature brick-oven pizzas and homemade pasta; a marketplace be the place for coffee in the morning, and also to buy inhouse made bread, cheese and other items. That's according to an article in the St. Louis Business Journal. They'll all open on November 5.
Our panel of experts are waiting in the comments to answer questions about healthy teeth and dental hygiene in the latest installment of Ask the Patch Pro.
It's time for another edition of Ask the Patch Pro, where each week we tackle a different topic and open up the comments section for questions. Our team of experts stop in to help you out and answer your questions. This week, since Trick-or-Treaters just finished filled their bags full of sugary treats, we're talking all about healthy teeth. Patch wants to help you get your questions answered, but we needed some help. We've compiled a team of experts to help us out. Meet the experts: If you have a question for the dentists, ask below in our comment section and one of our experts will answer! If you consider yourself a local expert and would like to be added to the list, let us know! email@example.com
Monday, October 29, 2012
Patch is looking for experts who can talk teeth and offer their expertise this week.
This week on Halloween, kids across the nation will go from house-to-house with one goal: Fill their bags with as much candy as possible. Since an abundance of sugary treats will most likely invade our homes the next few days, we want to discuss healthy teeth and dental hygiene. We want to find the answers to all your dental questions this week, but we need a little help. In the latest edition of "Ask the Patch Pro" we need local experts who can answer readers' questions and offer advice. If you are a local dentist or consider yourself an expert and can answer these questions and more, let us know two ways. One: You can leave a comment on this post. Two: You can send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. We need experts to answer …