Brunch at Sardella and Dinner at Pastaria

My first night in St. Louis involved a veggie tasting menu and late night shenanigans with some cool locals. The next morning, I woke up to cold icy weather. The roads and sidewalks may have been coated with ice, but I still made it to Sardella for brunch. The bright airy restaurant serves Italian-inspired dishes…

Whiskey and Wings at Cotton & Rye

After a fascinating guided tour of Bonaventure Cemetery, I took an Uber to Cotton & Rye for dinner. The New American restaurant offers gastropub fare and an all-American bar turning out some great whiskey cocktails. The place was packed and I was lucky enough to get a seat the end of the counter near the…