Saturday, April 28, 2012
The restaurant won this week's Readers' Choice battle by a landslide with 71 percent of the vote.
The Piccadilly in Maplewood is the winner in this week's Food Fight, in which we asked readers for their choice for best brunch in Mid-County. The restaurant won with 71 percent of the vote among the finalists in the competition. Last month, The Piccadilly won the Patch Readers' Choice Award for having the best barbeque in Mid-County. Here's how our other seven nominees fared in our Brunch Food Fight: If you're a fan of any of these spots, we encourage you to click and visit their directory listing on Patch and write a review. Voting in our Patch Best Brunch Food Fight poll started Monday morning and ended at 5 p.m. Friday afternoon. Congratulations to The Piccadilly for winning this week's Readers' Choice battle. We look forward to …
Monday, April 23, 2012
You have until 5 p.m. Friday to vote in our Readers' Choice poll.
The votes are in! We asked Patch readers for your favorite Mid-County brunch spots and got some great spots for our favorite weekend meal. We read your comments on Patch, as well as comments posted to our Patch Facebook pages and Twitter accounts. Here are your choices: Square One Brewery in Lafayette Square and GC Brewery in Creve Coeur also were nominated; however, neither are in Mid-County. Thank you to all those who nominated your favorite local establishments in Part 1 of this Food Fight. Now it's time to pick a winner. Readers have until 5 p.m. Friday to vote for their favorite spot, and we'll announce the winner Saturday morning. Be sure to cast your vote below, and as always, happy eating and drinking!
Monday, April 16, 2012
What do you recommend when friends ask for your favorite place for Sunday brunch?
With Mothers' Day just around the corner, we thought it would be a good time to talk about Sunday brunch. When you want to treat mom to a nice brunch, what's the Mid-County location you'd recommend? This week, we're interested in your favorite Mid-County brunch spot. Every week on the Food Fight, we're looking the best places to dine and drink. Please give your recommendations for places in our Mid-County Patches: Clayton-Richmond Heights, Ladue-Frontenac, University City, Webster Groves, Kirkwood and Maplewood-Brentwood. Here's how Food Fight works: Then: So where's your favorite spot for brunch in Mid-County? So show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about that small family restaurant or other great eatery in your …
Friday, March 30, 2012
Here are some brunch recipes featuring eggs that were finalists in 45th Annual Pillsbury Bake-off.
Now is the best time to stock up on fresh shell eggs. Beyond making colored hard-boiled eggs to decorate your spring table, give one of one the following egg-enriched recipes a try. All three were finalists at the 45th Annual Pillsbury Bake-off. We also would like to add to our recipe box any fabulous egg recipes that you may have to share. Breakfast Crostatas Heat oven to 350 degrees. Spray cookie sheet with no-stick cooking spray. Carefully unroll dough onto cookie sheet; cut in half lengthwise ad crosswise to from 4 squares. Sprinkle dough squares with basil and rosemary. Top dough squares evenly with ham and cheese. Make a small well in center of ham and cheese on each square. To form crostatas, fold edges of dough up 1-inch over …
Saturday, May 14, 2011
Cyrano’s Sunday brunch offers a host of delicious options.
Everyone knows Cyrano’s in Webster Groves has incredible desserts, such as its flambéed desserts for two, chocolate sundaes, pastries and sorbets, but there’s more to life than just dessert, right? Maybe not, but who can live on sweets alone? Luckily, Cyrano's also delivers an outstanding brunch, a perfect marriage of breakfast, lunch and dessert. Brunch is available 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. every Sunday. The menu is a bountiful mix of appetizers, breakfast dishes, soups, salads and sandwiches. The breakfast trio is a special that changes weekly. On my first visit, the trio was a scrambled egg, avocado, cheddar cheese and bacon sandwich on a croissant with a fresh fruit mix and a salad with vinaigrette dressing. The sandwich was terrific, with …