The restaurant landscape in St. Louis continues to evolve, bringing new takes on comfort food, world flavors and Korean fried chicken. Here are a few new St. Louis restaurants worthy of a visit.
Cinder House pairs James Beard Award-winner Gerard Craft with the Four Seasons Hotel for a wood-fired menu informed by South American flavors.
Union 30 in the new Hotel Saint Louis takes comfort food to a new level with dishes like five-cheese mac and cheese, maple-seared duck and waffles and a rotating menu of smoked meats.
Savage, declared the best new St. Louis restaurant of 2018 by at least one food critic, serves a tasting menu ($25, $55 or $75) of innovative small dishes like toasted yeast mousse, shaved radishes and preserved onions.
Elmwood, a new addition to the Maplewood restaurant scene by former Gerard Craft associates Adam Altnether and Chris Kelling, serves a progressive, eclectic menu with global flavors in a handsome space.
Grand Tavern, celebrity chef David Burke’s first St. Louis location, offers many of his signature items like clothesline bacon and hipster fries, plus St. Louis-only dishes, in the Angad Arts Hotel.