You don’t have to head to a big metropolis for a town with impressive culinary offerings.
USA TODAY Six Small Cities with Big Food Scenes St. Louis The Gateway to the West has earned a place on the map of great food cities. This designation is in part thanks to Chef Gerard Ford Craft , a James Beard Best Chef nominee and owner of Niche Restaurant , which focuses on the elegant side of Midwestern fare with dishes like celery root soup and filet of beef with acorn squash.
St. Louis has become a culinary powerhouse in recent years, thanks in large part to these fine area eateries
USA Today: 10 Best Foodie Spots in St. Louis. 1.Niche: Arguably the premier white table cloth experience in town, if not the state, Niche is the vanguard in chef Gerard Craft’s coterie of area restaurants. Craft is known for his culinary creativity and his meticulous attention to detail, both of which are on full display here.
Boiled potatoes and their skins, fava, lemon, broken creme fraiche, ricotta, chive @nichestlouis@nichefoodgroup#food#potatoskins via @gerardfcraft
Brick Chicken with squash panzanella from last week’s@nichestlouis Monday Night Supper 🐓🍴
Blue Hubbard Squash sweet potato vin-caramel, buckwheat, Baetje Coeur de la Crème, nasturtium @nichestlouis