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Missouri Eats: Thanksgiving Dinner from Truffles Butchery

Butchery, Truffles Meat Market, is located next door to its sister business, Truffles Restaurant in Ladue, Missouri. At Butchery, executive chef Steve Caravelli prepares a lot more than fresh cuts of locally sourced meat for the case: He also makes grab-and-go meals and a line of mostly housemade charcuterie and deli meats. For Thanksgiving, Butchery offers fresh pasture-raised turkeys from …

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Missouri Eats: Hendricks BBQ

Hendricks BBQ has made a big impression in the St. Louis area. Customers will wait up to two hours for a table on any given Saturday evening to get their fingers on the St. Charles eatery’s popular pepper-crusted smoked brisket, and they’ll always make room for fixin’s like collard greens, baked beans with bacon and creamy mac ‘n’ cheese. The …

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Missouri Eats: Crown Valley Branson

Crown Valley Branson, sister of Crown Valley Winery and Crown Valley Brewing & Distilling Co. in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, opened its doors in Branson, Missouri, in April and distills its trio of whiskeys on site: cinnamon, cherry-maple and corn. For a refreshing cocktail, manager Tena Smith recommends mixing the cherry-maple whiskey with orange juice and a splash of grenadine. It …

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Missouri Eats: Jolly Cone

The iconic yellow-and-red sign for Jolly Cone in Van Buren, Missouri, about an hour northwest of Poplar Bluff on Highway 60, promises “char-broil burgers,” but the walk-up shack offers so much more. Since 1953, Jolly Cone has been a local favorite for burgers, hot dogs, shakes, malts and ice cream. The cash-only restaurant is open during the Ozarks’ high season …

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Missouri Eats: The FourWay

The FourWay was built as a filling station along Route 66 in 1932; the Wallis family bought it in 1968 and operated it as a Mobil gas station. In 2015, they decided to restore the building and open a restaurant serving classic American food with a Mediterranean influence. Appetizers include fries topped with crumbled Feta, tzatziki and housemade hot sauce, …

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Missouri Eats: Yolklore

On July 31, fast-casual breakfast and brunch spot Yolklore opened in Crestwood, Missouri. The chef-driven concept was developed by John and Mary Bogacki and Billy Oziransky, a trio of chefs with a wealth of experience ranging from leadership roles in hotels and corporate management to chef instructing. Yolklore’s opening menu features 11 savory and sweet breakfast items. Choose from entrées …

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Missouri Eats: Farmtruk

One of St. Louis’ newest food trucks is taking farm-to-table fare on the road. The aptly named Farmtruk comes from longtime Annie Gunn’s sous chef Samantha Mitchell. Farmtruk draws on a few ideas from the venerable restaurant in Chesterfield, Missouri, including local, seasonal sourcing and snoot-to-tail butchery. Standouts include the Griddle Burger, with Piedmontese beef, house-cured Swabian Hall bacon from …

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Missouri Eats: Southwest Diner

There’s usually a wait at Southwest Diner on the weekends, with a line snaking out the door, but have some patience, and you won’t regret it. Inside, patrons love the diner’s breakfast fare with a Southwestern twist: The Southwest Slinger comes with two ¼-ounce burger patties, home fries and melted longhorn cheese topped with two eggs and green or red …

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Missouri Eats: Succotash

Beth Barden knows how to make people happy. Her eclectic restaurant, Succotash, near the Hospital Hill neighborhood not only fits in with the artistic feel of the community, but the menu also truly offers something for everyone. House cold-pressed juices including the Best Limeade, a blend of lime, apple, pineapple and cucumber spiced with a hint of ginger, or the …

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Missouri Eats: Farmers Gastropub

Although not heralded for their traditional cuisine, the British do know how to make a mean breakfast: think massive plates of broiled tomatoes, eggs, juicy sausages, seasoned beans and cups of tea. For a similar experience in Springfield, Missouri, head to Farmers Gastropub. Chef and co-owner Andy Hampshire has stacked the brunch menu with British classics including a version of …

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