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Gourmet: Good for the soul

Gourmet: Good for the soul

February 25, 2021

Lavinia McCoy is an Air Force veteran... turned corporate working woman... turned chef with her sights set on creating St. Louis' first fine dining Black-owned soul food restaurant... and she's making it happen. The owner of Gourmet Soul, the popular soul food spot downtown, shares her thoughts on the roots — and the future — of the cuisine, how her military background prepared her for the kitchen and why she credits Instagram for expanding our palates.

Plus, we have some food news your pups will love and we're celebrating Food Pedaler's birthday!

To see the special fish offerings this Lent at local restaurants, click here. And check out KSDK's interactive Fish Fry Map here.

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Gioia’s To The World

Gioia’s To The World

February 18, 2021

Don't knock it 'til you try it — and when you try it, good luck putting it down. A hot salami sandwich from Gioia's Deli is a quintessential St. Louis food... that doesn't technically exist. Find out what we mean by that, plus how owner Alex Donnelly keeps the family business going 103 years in and why he's so excited about what they keep in the deli's safe.

Plus, we talk Fish Fry Guide!

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We have the ZOOMIES!

We have the ZOOMIES!

February 11, 2021

If you've been surviving on caffeine and cuddles with your furry best friend... same. That doesn't have to end in 2021! Check out the Wagamama café, a St. Louis spot bringing the great vibes of your favorite coffee shop with the newfound glory of spending every waking moment with your dog.

Plus, we have your guide to the best ways to celebrate Mardi Gras and Valentine's Day this weekend!

For our guide to Valentine's Day food specials, check out our story here.

See the latest with Soulard's Mardi Gras plans here.

Have a topic idea or just want to send us your thoughts or comments? Email us at podcasts@ksdk.com.

You can also follow along behind the scenes for more tasty photos and food news. Make sure to follow the Abby Eats St. Louis Instagram page.

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Charcu-la-la!

Charcu-la-la!

February 4, 2021

They didn't invent the charcuterie board, but Charcu in the Lou is spreading the joy of meat, cheese and bread one delivery at a time. How two friends took a backyard hobby and made it into a booming business, the secret to their overnight success and their tips for the next charcu you do.

We'll also help you plan the best food weekend of 2021 thus far: Ice Cream for Breakfast Day and that football game!

Check out our full list of Ice Cream for Breakfast Day locations here, and get the details on Super Bowl food specials in the St. Louis area here.

Have a topic idea or just want to send us your thoughts or comments? Email us at podcasts@ksdk.com.

You can also follow along behind the scenes for more tasty photos and food news. Make sure to follow the Abby Eats St. Louis Instagram page.

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