Strictly Scandinavian

At Krokstrom, owner and chef Katee McLean has staked a Scandinavian niche. Her restaurant honors her great-great- great-grandfather Anders Gustaf Krokstrom, who came to the United States in the 1860s.


Sample Celtic Cuisine in Cape Girardeau

A sign at the front door greets customers, declaring: “There are no strangers here, only friends who have not yet met.” The lively pub and warm, welcoming dining room boasts a massive fireplace and a wall of family history.


4 Fall Pie Destinations

Sink your teeth into these sweet treats from around the state.


The Dancing Bear Offers Dining Far From the Beaten Path

It took me three years to get here. Mostly my fault. Procrastination. Missed signals. Still, in the interest of full disclosure, dinner at the Dancing Bear requires a commitment, and therein lies the charm.


Gooey Butter Cake

Here Are Our Favorite Places to Get Gooey Butter Cake in and Around St. Louis

Legends abound about the true origins of gooey butter cake, with one common denominator—like toasted ravioli, it is purported to be a mistake of glorious proportions.


Smith's Restaurant

Smith’s Restaurant Gets By on Word of Mouth

Owners Mark and Angie Smith of Smith’s Restaurant say their famous Giant Pork Tenderloin Sandwich tops the menu.


A Slice of Pie

A Slice of Pie Celebrates 30 Years

According to Ron Hopson, the key to a good pie is the crust. Ron should know. He and his wife, Mickey, have been baking them at A Slice of Pie for more than thirty years.


AJ's Eat and Drink

Noble Parentage: AJ’s Eat and Drink

After surviving a devastating fire, AJ's Eat and Drink—The Steak House is newly remodeled, highly popular, magnificently flavored in Macon.