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Simone has cooked for celebrities and created wedding cakes for many across St. Louis but it’s one woman who walked in the first day the bakery opened that she’ll never forget.

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For three generations, Meert Tree Farm has been a part of those holiday memories for thousands of families in the St. Louis area. They are located in Festus with 150 acres filled with rows and rows of Christmas trees.

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With the new development in Midtown finally open, Kalbi Taco Shack sold 16,000 tacos in their first month! It's a record the family hopes to beat. 

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Owner Derik Reiser opened his dream spot in the former home of the Collinsville Herald and he stuck with the newspaper theme as he named his beers: from Printer's Ink, a black ale, to the Weekend Edition, a citrus sweet.

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This week we're giving you the story behind something that's probably in your fridge right now: Prairie Farms products.

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Katie May worked in retail her whole life, and had seen enough of the corporate fashion world to know that there’s just too much waste involved with what we wear.

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Our guest this week is Lion’s Choice CEO Mike Kupstas, and beginning Aug. 31, they will have a limited-time collaboration with St. Louis staple Crown Candy Kitchen.

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Our guest this week is Lion’s Choice CEO Mike Kupstas, and beginning Aug. 31, they will have a limited-time collaboration with St. Louis staple Crown Candy Kitchen.

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More plants, more people, more often. That’s the goal of St. Louis’s newest food delivery company, Rootberry.

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It’s not only a gathering place for people of all ages, but Apotheosis hosts reading events for kids, organizes food drives, and the owner is always looking for however else his business can lift St. Louis up when it needs a hand.

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This week, we aren’t going inside, we’re going up on a rooftop. We sat down with Urban Harvest’s Jamie Wallace at their rooftop garden downtown to talk about the fight to bring sustainable food to St. Louis as well as strengthen the community as St. Louis grows together.

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As part of St. Louis’s continued downtown rebirth, the Foundry is drawing national attention, even being mentioned in a Time Magazine article that named St. Louis as one of the world’s 100 best places.

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For Lisa Nicholas-Kandel, the route to owning her own restaurant started small- with just a batch of Baklava. The classically trained dancer always liked cooking, but she never saw it as a professional path she was destined to walk.

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Since 1984, Purina has been a pioneer in helping improve the lives of animals. It was founded by William Danforth as a feed company for farm animals, and for more than a century, it's called St. Louis home.

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While baking has been a part of her life since childhood, it wasn't until she was crowned "The Next Great Baker" on TLC's hit baking show that her career took off.

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The banners read, "It's a damn good day to give a damn," the coffee mug reads, "gutsy little lady," and the rainbow keychain reads, "you're magic baby."

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Brian Nolan has been brewing beer since college, well before the internet was filled with how-to guides. But it wasn’t until decades later that he would turn his passion project into a career; and it wouldn’t have happened if not for a push from his friends.

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When Jeffrey and Pamela Blair were raising their four children, they had a hard time finding books that reflected African Americans in a positive light.

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The award-winning establishment is taking its next step after a big move from downtown St. Louis to Clayton, but owner James Bommarito says it will feel both new and nostalgic.

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Sami Maurer started out designing a shirt to show off her hometown pride while she was in college in Alabama. But at the time all the St. Louis shirts were generic, so she took her graphic design skills and got to work.

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Tom Schmidt is preparing to open their fifth Salt & Smoke location and this one might be the biggest yet. Two stories and it'll be just feet from Busch Stadium in Downtown to bring their beloved brisket to Cardinals fans.

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Brandon Holzhueter and Brad Merten have been friends since they were teenagers, but it wasn't until after college that the friendship turned into a partnership.

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On International Women's Day, we have an episode celebrating the future of women in St. Louis, in part thanks to a new endeavor by Rung for Women.

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For La'Crassia Wilderness, her journey to loving her skin started years ago. She suffered from dry skin as a child and it was thanks to a woman at the St. Louis African Arts Festival that she first discovered shea butter.

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It's February, the month of love. We take you to St. Ann in north St. Louis County where Chef Jason Lamont is wooing customers with BBQ that he says is love at first bite.

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It's February, the month of love. We take you to St. Ann in north St. Louis County where Chef Jason Lamont is wooing customers with BBQ that he says is love at first bite.

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The end of January is right around when most people give up on their New Year's resolutions, but for Jillian Tedesco, the founder and CEO of Fit-Flavors, to make a resolution and a life change stick, it's about much more than a date on the calendar.

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When the Prapisilp family emigrated to the US in the 1970s they opened Jays Asian Foods, now known as Jays International on South Grand. Soon after, they opened the King and I, St. Louis' first Thai restaurant.

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For 100 years, in the shadow of Anheuser-Busch Brewery, generations have been twisting pretzels by hand.

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In 2020 that might be more important than ever. Thanksgiving will look very different this year for so many families across the country and here in St. Louis.

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Vopli Foods has been curing meats and refining its products for almost 120 years now, but their technique is the same when John Volpi opened his store front in 1902 in what became the Hill neighborhood. 

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Inside STL Foodworks in the Central West End, you’ll find all the equipment of your culinary dreams.

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Lavinia McCoy started Gourmet Soul because the pieces fit together; the timing, the funding, and of course the love that goes into her cooking.

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This week we're chatting with the guys behind Upshot Coffee and Beets & Bones on the ups and downs and the coming. 

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The female-owned company started at the farmer’s market but now you can find their teas in stores across the country.

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For “Big Muddy” Mike Clark, the rivers have always fascinated him, but it was his first ‘source to sea’ trip that made him realize it was something he could do for a living.

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The custom embroidery shop by Abbey Eilermann started with a love for color and the idea that every day should be a party.

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They started as a vendor at the Soulard Farmers Market and now they’ve opened up their own brick and mortar cafe.

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The craft distillery is housed inside a former fast-food restaurant, but when you open the doors you're greeted by the team creating some of the best spirits in the entire country.

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St. Louis is a city filled with the old and the new, and at Firecracker Press on Cherokee, they work to capture both.

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City Museum, created by artist Bob Cassilly, opening in downtown St. Louis in 1997, and hasn't stopped changing since.

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After starting in the St. Louis dining scene in the early 1990s, David Kirkland took his turntable talents to the west coast as a DJ in San Fransisco. Even as a member of the Bay-area music scene, he never lost his passion for the kitchen.

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This pandemic has been incredibly hard for all of us but the members of the Red and Black Brass Band are lifting the spirits of St. Louisans through their music. 

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We delve into how gooey butter cake was invented and how the brother-sister duo make one of the most famous St. Louis classics. 

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Andrew Brewer has built a small eatery empire in Cottleville. Not even 30 years old, the owner of Plank Road Pizza, Cottleville Cookies and Cream, and 1798 BBQ has established some of the best restaurants in the region while seamlessly blending into a historic small town in St. Charles County.

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When Krupa and Sid Panchal moved to St. Louis from Bombay, India, they craved the food of their homeland. There are a lot of great Indian restaurants in St. Louis but the Panchals were looking for the street food they loved.

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When Krupa and Sid Panchal moved to St. Louis from Bombay, India, they craved the food of their homeland. There are a lot of great Indian restaurants in St. Louis but the Panchals were looking for the street food they loved.

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Taco Circus is serving up Austin-style Tex Mex on The Hill. Christian Ethridge brought his love of tacos from his home state of Texas. The taqueria first opened in the Bevo Mill neighborhood in 2015 and moved to a larger space on Southwest in the fall of 2019.

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On a nearly one-acre flower farm in the middle of South City, you'll find more than 70 different kinds of flowers growing. When Mimo Davis and Miranda Duschack discovered the property almost a decade ago it was in shambles.

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At Bulrush, the space and food feel modern, but the inspiration for the food is hundreds of years of history rooted in the Ozarks.

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Downtown St. Louis’ latest boutique hotel features a rooftop pool, nods to the buildings’ history and a restaurant with Chef Evy Swoboda at it’s helm.

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For more than a decade, Reine Bayoc has been serving up love and magic at her Shaw bakery. SweetArt started as a crazy dream, a dream that has seen serious success. People line up to the door to try what she describes as vegan soul food.

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Rain, snow or sunshine, you never know what to expect with a St. Louis Mardi Gras. But for 40 years, St. Louisians have braved whatever the elements have to offer to celebrate in the streets of Soulard.

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Fried chicken and family are two of the things Rick Lewis credits with his success. The James Beard-nominated chef and owner serves up southern cuisine at Grace Meat & Three in The Grove Neighborhood.

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You may not know his name, but if you're a food-lover in St. Louis, you've almost certainly eaten at one of Gerard Craft's restaurants.