I looked back on the year to see which restaurant dishes (or food items) in St. Louis tickled my palate. Some are listed on menus among items that get far more attention. Here are 20 favorite restaurant dishes I had this year that I would definitely order again. Listed, in no particular order, are my tasty memories of 2014.
Talapia Spring Rolls at Bahn Mi So
Bang Bang Shrimp at Bonefish
Lunch Buffet at House of India
Chinese BBQ Chicken Salad at Cardwell’s at the Plaza (Frontenac)
Blackberry Cobbler at Picadilly at Manhattan
Brie LT Sandwich at Café Osage
Grass-fed Cheeseburger at Death in the Afternoon
Arancini at Pan d’Olive
Tea at Mary Ann’s Tea Room
Maplewood Pizza at Pi Pizza
Eggplant Biryani at Sameem
Chicken at Old Standard
Cannoli at Piccione Pastry (puh-CHOH-nee)
Chorizo Stuffed Dates at Frazer’s
Lamb Burger with Apricot Chutney and Goat Cheese at Dressel’s Public House
Stuffed Grape Leaves at Remy’s
Chocolate Covered Orange Peels (house made) at Fountain on Locust
Fried Green Tomatoes at Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co.
Clay Pot Chicken at Hiro Asian Kitchen
Falafel at Kaslik Restaurant
On to 2015 and more foods to try. Let me know if there’s an item you enjoyed this past year and would highly recommend.