Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Check out the round-up of Kirkwood-area restaurants and see how they make the grade.
Restaurant inspections are conducted by the St. Louis County Department of Health. Patch has a summary of the public reports affecting area eating and drinking establishments reviewed in April. Grade rankings range from A (highest) to C (lowest). Report comments and explanations are provided in Patch's summary. Follow-up inspections are noted, other visits are routine. Kirkwood Station Brewing Co., 105 E Jefferson Ave. Inspection Date: April 8 Grade: A (99) Kona Ice (mobile), company address 1321 Briarcreek Drive Inspection Date: April 26 Grade: A (99) Observed floors with dirt buildup. 6-501.12. Physical facilities shall be cleaned as often as necessary to keep floors clean. Correct by end of business day. Join Kirkwood Patch for more …
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
The St. Louis pizza chain turns 5 on Pi Day. Participate in a pi memorization contest, try a Schlafly ale brewed especially for the occasion, or take advantage of several discounts at the Kirkwood location.
St. Louis pizza chain Pi Pizzeria turns five years old this month, but they're giving their customers the gifts. (For instant news updates follow Patch on Facebook and Twitter.) Their fifth anniversary falls on Pi Day (March 14), according to the chain's blog. All restaurants, including the location in Kirkwood (10935 Manchester Road) are offering discounts, food specials--even a Schlafly beer especially for the occasion. Specials and events include: Read about other deals on this month's deals on Pi Pizzeria's blog. For more Pi-related news:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
One smooch is all a second entrée will cost you on Thursday.
Qdoba Mexican Grill® is again, this Feb. 14, offering two-for-one entrées for lovers, or at least, for kissers. Customers at Qdoba restaurants across the country, and here in West County, get free food on Thursday, if they don't mind a little PDA. The Qdoba on 481 S Kirkwood Road and the one on Manchester Road in Kirkwood are both participating in the free food for a kiss promotion. The first entrées is the regular price, and the second entrée of equal or lesser value, is yours for the price of a kiss. No coupon is needed, and they say it doesn't matter who you kiss. What are you doing for Valentine's Day? Tell us by clicking on the "comments" button below.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The Golden Corral manager told police he went to Ameristar Casino and lost $4,000 trying recover money that disappeared.
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012
A St. Charles restaurant manager has been accused of stealing a bank deposit for the restaurant. St. Charles Police said that Michael C. Femmer, of the 1100 block of Simmons Avenue in Kirkwood, stole the bank deposit for Golden Corral, 1850 Zumbehl Road, a total of $5,516. Femmer was a manager on duty and he prepared the deposit for Oct. 28, police said. Surveillance video shows he drove to Pulaski Bank in the same shopping center as the restaurant, and extended his arm but did not drop the bank bag for deposit, police said. The president of Golden Corral told officers he questioned Femmer about the deposit and Femmer told him he lost it and offered to pay it back. Femmer told police he had the bank deposit in his pocket 10 minutes before …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
The new hot trend in dining has nothing to do with food.
We've all done it. Here’s my story: Last week, I was waiting for the boyfriend to arrive for our sushi date. Bored, I watched couples at the tables around me, but one in particular caught my eye. Two young women with full plates of tempura and bright pink-and-green cocktails spent their entire meal engrossed in (not each other, not their food, not their drinks, but...) their phones. I swear they hardly said a word to each other the entire 45 minutes I was waiting. (I was super early, he was a little late. Typical.) As they left and the boyfriend arrived, I filled him in on the their ghastly behavior, my voice dripping with judgment. After dinner, as we sat a bar waiting for our movie to start, I was halfway into a work email when my …
Friday, July 29, 2011
Gianino’s must resolve parking and trash issues before the Kirkwood City Council will consider granting the Downtown restaurant a special use exemption permit.
A new Italian restaurant proposed at 121 N. Kirkwood Rd. became the center of attention at Tuesday’s meeting of the Kirkwood City Council as Downtown Kirkwood retailers voiced concerns about the proposed establishment during a public hearing. Bill Gianino hopes that the space that formerly housed three retail stores, will be the new location for the second Gianino’s, an Italian restaurant located in Sunset Hills. But Jim Summa, owner of Summa Jewelers at nearby 115 W. Argonne Drive, said he had concerns about trash disposal and parking in Downtown Kirkwood. Jim Roeser, vice chair of Kirkwood’s Planning and Zoning Commission, said that the proposed additional dumpster behind the building damages the area. "It looks terrible," Roeser said, …