Almost Everything’s Nice at Basil Spice

This installment of “Kimberly’s St. Louis Restaurant Round Up” takes us to one of St. Louis’ most culturally-diverse areas, South Grand. I love many of the restaurants on South Grand and now have a new favorite to add to the list … Basil Spice Thai Cuisine . To start, my friend Kevin and I split […]

My Week In Local Eating

Here’s a recap of my week of eating locally … Monday For the first time in a long time, I made coffee at home. Not such a big deal, you say? Well, my mornings are usually a blur, and there’s just no time to make coffee in my French press, which means I resort to […]

Can This Be Good?

At least someone is benefitting from rising food prices … Bunge Swallowing Corn Products (Forbes)

Seven Dirty Words

“The very existence of flamethrowers proves that sometime, somewhere, someone said to themselves, “You know, I want to set those people over there on fire, but I’m just not close enough to get the job done.” — George Carlin Very sad news. George Carlin died of heart failure on Sunday at the age of 71. […]

Tragic End to Hale Farms

Sad news has hit our Fair Shares community. Ron Hale, owner of Hale Farms in Farmington, MO, was killed in a farming accident on Tuesday, June 17th. I had the pleasure of meeting Ron on a tour with Slow Food St. Louis last April. Our first two stops on the tour included Cave Vineyard and […]

World Refugee Day

“Everyone has the right to seek and to enjoy in other countries asylum from persecution.” –Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 14 World Refugee Day is Friday, June 20th. Some 40 million people worldwide are already uprooted by violence and persecution, and this number is only expected to rise in the coming years. At least […]