[St. Louis, MO] Filomena’s Classy To-Go Italian

[St. Louis, MO] Filomena’s Classy To-Go Italian

On the recommendation of my aunt, I went to Filomena's not 100% sure what to expect. My suspicions began when we approached the store, located across from a gas station and an isolated, outlandish corner. A huge banner hung from the outer wall: "Voted Best Inexpensive Italian by The Riverfront Times"! I swung open the [...]

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[St. Louis, MO] Oberweis: It’s MOO-tacular

[St. Louis, MO] Oberweis: It’s MOO-tacular

If you've never tried Oberweis milk, now's the time. Founded in 1951, the company still raises its cows without antibiotics or artificial growth hormones. What results is milk that's full of flavor and a delectable taste that can't be found in other brand, plus it comes in a cute glass bottle. Tile flooring, a black/white/red color scheme [...]

[St. Louis, MO] Basil Spice: To Thai or Not to Thai

[St. Louis, MO] Basil Spice: To Thai or Not to Thai

If you're looking for an exotic atmosphere and don't care much about food quality, Basil Spice is the next place to go. You can find the Thai restaurant on South Grand Boulevard next to an Italian cafe and a street crossing away from Wei Hong Bakery. During our time there, the staff was friendly but short handed. We moved [...]