The Oldest Bratwurst Restaurant in the World

Zum Guldenen Stern, Nürnberg

One of my favorite restaurants in Germany is this historic wurst house in Nuremberg. Zum Gulden Stern’s history dates to around 1375, when the house where the restaurant stands was built. In the 1600s, Zum Gulden Stern was considered an upscale eating house. It was also granted permission to slaughter its … Continue reading

Dinner Meetup at Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

Some of my favorite St. Louis restaurants are owned by the same proprietor, David Bailey. I’ve enjoyed meals at Bailey’s Chocolate Bar and Rooster, but Friday night was my first meal at Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar. I was graced with the good company of several friends who also … Continue reading

Yelp Eats! St. Louis

I was thrilled when I found an invitation in my inbox from Abby, the Yelp Community Manager in St. Louis, inviting me to participate in a Blogger’s Roulette during Yelp Eats! week June 21st-27th.  Drinks and dinner were served at The Shaved Duck in the Tower Grove neighborhood of St. … Continue reading

South City St. Louis Tweet-up at The Silver Ballroom

On Friday, May 13th, we’ll be holding another great St. Louis-area tweet-up. As with almost any tweet-up I organize, no RSVP is necessary, and the more the merrier. South City, St. Louis is one of my favorite parts of the city. Cool red brick homes, hipster bars, and a real neighborhood feel … Continue reading


I experienced a bathroom in Missouri this week that was, um…notable. This particular “fine dining” establishment has opted out of ladies’ room stall doors completely, leaving the two toilets in plain view. There’s also full-length mirror in the bathroom which provides a clear reflection of yourself sitting on the closer … Continue reading

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