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The best things we ate in 2012
Mad Tomato Italian Kitchen is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

1. Mad Tomato Italian Kitchen

8000 Carondelet Ave (Meramec), St. Louis, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · 29 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of 2012: Hunter’s Egg at Mad Tomato, 8000 Carondelet Avenue, Clayton. Submitted via Twitter by @ChrisSpurlock Mehr erfahren.

Everest Café is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

2. Everest Café

711 Olive St (btw 7th & 8th), St. Louis, MO
Indisches Restaurant · Downtown East · 9 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of 2012: Matar paneer at Everest Cafe, 711 Olive Street, downtown. Submitted by @endoftheshow Mehr erfahren.

Pastaria is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

3. Pastaria

9.0
7734 Forsyth Blvd (btwn S. Bemiston Ave. & S. Hanley Rd.), Clayton, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · 70 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of 2012: Chitarra at Pastaria, 7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton. Spaghetti strands with olive oil, garlic and chiles is “so simple, exactly what I look for in pasta,” tweets @amveats. Mehr erfahren.

SweetArt is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

4. SweetArt

8.6
2203 S 39th St (Flad Avenue), St. Louis, MO
Café · Shaw · 53 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: The Sweet Burger was a highlight of our veggie-burger roundup, and the "fauxtess" cupcake, Sweet Art’s take on a Hostess cupcake, is a perfect finishing touch. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

5. Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

8.6
1004 Locust St (at 10th St), St. Louis, MO
Weinbar · Downtown East · 102 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Smoky Strip Club sandwich with 2nd Shift Brew Cocky at Bridge, 1004 Locust Street, downtown. Submitted by @dar787s Mehr erfahren.

Sub Zero Vodka Bar is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

6. Sub Zero Vodka Bar

5323 Northrup Avenue (at Maryland Ave), St. Louis, MO
Cocktailbar · The Hill · 98 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Ancho-and-coffee-rubbed burger with jalapeño cheese sauce and avocado at SubZero Vodka Bar, 308 North Euclid Avenue, Central West End. Says @Cerriwin: “omg!” Mehr erfahren.

The Good Pie is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

7. The Good Pie

3137 Olive St, St. Louis, MO
Pizzeria · Midtown · 33 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Chorizo pizza with Green Flash West Coast IPA at the Good Pie, 3137 Olive Street, midtown. Submitted by @mvemjsunp Mehr erfahren.

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

8. Urban Chestnut Brewing Company

8.8
3229 Washington Ave (at Compton Ave.), St. Louis, MO
Brauerei · Grand Center · 79 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Bier and Brat plate. Weisswurst from G&W Sausage served with German-style mustard on a Companion pretzel roll is a seamless pairing with earthy, nutty Winged Nut. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

J. McGraugh's Bar And Grill is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

9. J. McGraugh's Bar And Grill

7.0
8405 Maryland Ave (Crandon), St. Louis, MO
Bar · 16 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: BBQ pork tenderloin sandwich with fries and an ice-cold Bud Light at J. McGraugh’s, 8405 Maryland Avenue, Clayton. Submitted by @shanefeld Mehr erfahren.

Castelli's Restaurant at 255 is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

10. Castelli's Restaurant at 255

8.0
3400 Fosterburg Rd, Alton, IL
Italienisches Restaurant · 19 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Fried white- and dark-meat chicken at Castelli’s Moonlight Restaurant at 255, 3400 Fosterburg Road, Alton. Submitted by Chris Teske Mehr erfahren.

Rooster is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

11. Rooster

8.5
1104 Locust St (at 11th St), St. Louis, MO
Frühstücksplatz · Downtown East · 197 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Slinger at Rooster, 1104 Locust Street, downtown. Submitted by @DChen0407 Mehr erfahren.

Guido's Pizzeria & Tapas is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

12. Guido's Pizzeria & Tapas

8.5
5046 Shaw Ave, St. Louis, MO
Tapas-Restaurant · The Hill · 43 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Pan tumaca at Guido’s, 5046 Shaw Avenue, the Hill. “Simple and perfect,” @Pipes4Strength says of this appetizer of bread rubbed with garlic and tomato. Mehr erfahren.

Seamus McDaniel's is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

13. Seamus McDaniel's

8.7
1208 Tamm Ave (at Victoria Ave), St. Louis, MO
Kneipe · Clayton-Tamm · 72 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Cheddar burger at Seamus McDaniel’s, 1208 Tamm Avenue, Dogtown. “Medium-rare, no veggies or condiments, with a side salad with ranch. #sooooogood,” tweets @DenzelFoSho. Mehr erfahren.

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

14. Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

9.3
6726 Chippewa St (at Prather Ave), St. Louis, MO
Eisdiele · St. Louis Hills · 251 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Blueberry marshmallow macadamia concrete at Ted Drewes, multiple locations. Submitted by @Wenabar Mehr erfahren.

Ted Drewes Frozen Custard is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

15. Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

8.6
4224 S Grand Blvd (Meramec St.), St. Louis, MO
Eisdiele · Dutchtown South · 40 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Blueberry marshmallow macadamia concrete at Ted Drewes, multiple locations. Submitted by @Wenabar Mehr erfahren.

The Shack PubGrub is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

16. The Shack PubGrub

3818 Laclede Ave, St. Louis, MO
Gaststätte · Midtown · 22 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: The original Shack-Wich, crammed with a selection of meats, plus slaw, fries and cheese, is a heck of a sandwich. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Adriana's on The Hill is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

17. Adriana's on The Hill

8.7
5101 Shaw Ave (Hereford St.), St. Louis, MO
Sandwich-Imbiss · The Hill · 45 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Mambo siciliano, Adriana’s, 5101 Shaw Avenue, the Hill. Submitted by @brassclarkson Mehr erfahren.

Tortillaria is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

18. Tortillaria

8 1/2 S Euclid Ave, St. Louis, MO
Mexikanisches Restaurant · Central West End · 52 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Fish tacos at Tortillaria, 8 South Euclid Avenue, Central West End. Submitted by @iDanLadd Mehr erfahren.

Tucker's Place Soulard is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

19. Tucker's Place Soulard

8.3
2117 S 12th St, St. Louis, MO
Steakhaus · Soulard · 53 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Salmon with baked potato and salad with ranch at Tucker’s, 2117 South 12th Street, Soulard. “Always get a loaded potato. Sooo good,” says @notjustanotherj. Mehr erfahren.

Iron Barley is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

20. Iron Barley

5510 Virginia Ave (at Bates), St. Louis, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Carondelet · 64 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Seafood barley paella at Iron Barley, 5510 Virginia Avenue, St. Louis. “Best food in the city! Can you say YUM?” asks @Jennifreynolds. Mehr erfahren.

Mai Lee is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

21. Mai Lee

8.8
8396 Musick Memorial Dr (at Hanley Rd.), St. Louis, MO
Vietnamesisches Restaurant · 100 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Seafood charred rice at Mai Lee, 8396 Musick Memorial Drive, Brentwood. “Simply amazing,” says @rhubarbandhoney. Mehr erfahren.

Nobu's Japanese Restaurant is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

22. Nobu's Japanese Restaurant

7.6
8643 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO
Japanisches Restaurant · 13 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Sushi for two at Nobu’s. My order always includes a few pieces each of kanpachi, ika, hamachi, sake and tai, plus a negihama roll and green tea ice cream. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Tony's is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

23. Tony's

8.4
1 S Broadway (Hilton St. Louis at the Ballpark), St. Louis, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · Downtown East · 19 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Fried softshell crab and swordfish “filet mignon" is part of what earned Tony's four stars from the P-D. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Sidney Street Cafe is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

24. Sidney Street Cafe

8.7
2000 Sidney St, St. Louis, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Benton Park · 41 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Scallops and brown-butter grits at Sidney Street Cafe, 2000 Sidney Street, Benton Park. Submitted by Betsy Gee Mehr erfahren.

Baileys' Range is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

25. Baileys' Range

8.3
920 Olive St (at N 10th St), St. Louis, MO
Burger-Imbiss · Downtown East · 219 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Breakfast burger with a peanut butter and chocolate milkshake at Baileys’ Range, 920 Olive Street, downtown. Submitted by @kjs535 Mehr erfahren.

Mai Lee is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

26. Mai Lee

8.8
8396 Musick Memorial Dr (at Hanley Rd.), St. Louis, MO
Vietnamesisches Restaurant · 100 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Bo luc lac (No. 89) at Mai Lee, 8396 Musick Memorial Drive, Brentwood. Submitted by @bpgates Mehr erfahren.

Half & Half is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

27. Half & Half

8.3
8135 Maryland Ave (btwn Forsythe Blvd & Brentwood Blvd), St. Louis, MO
Frühstücksplatz · 78 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Short-rib bibimbap at Half & Half, 8135 Maryland Avenue, Clayton. Crunchy, fresh, salty, spicy, with a runny egg yolk on top. Just awesome. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Annie Gunn's Restaurant is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

28. Annie Gunn's Restaurant

8.8
16806 Chesterfield Airport Rd, Chesterfield, MO
Steakhaus · 62 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Medium-rare ribeye and “pop tart." Pastry chef Danielle Bush’s fruit-filled take on the classic junk food is a sweet counter to chef Lou Rook’s massive and savory chops. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Winslow's Table is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

29. Winslow's Table

8.9
7213 Delmar Sr (Midland), University City, MO
Restaurant · University · 74 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Brisket at Winslow’s Home, 7213 Delmar Boulevard, University City. Submitted by @alammichael Mehr erfahren.

Rich & Charlie's Italian Restaurant is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

30. Rich & Charlie's Italian Restaurant

8.0
4487 Lemay Ferry Rd, St. Louis, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · 24 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Beef mudega at Rich and Charlie’s, 4487 Lemay Ferry Road, St. Louis. Submitted by anonymous via email Mehr erfahren.

Jimmy The Greek's is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

31. Jimmy The Greek's

7.1
1856 E Broadway, Alton, IL
Griechisches Restaurant · 8 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Pork chop special at Jimmy the Greek’s, 1856 East Broadway, Alton. Submitted by @GnautyChild Mehr erfahren.

32. Bogart's Smokehouse

9.2
1627 S 9th St (at Lafayette Ave.), St. Louis, MO
Grill-Imbiss · Soulard · 106 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Ribs at Bogart’s, 1627 South Ninth Street, Soulard. Submitted by @guerrillastreet and @Thirsty_Pilgrim Mehr erfahren.

PW Pizza is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

33. PW Pizza

9.2
2017 Chouteau Ave, St. Louis, MO
Pizzeria · Downtown West · 47 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Honey-wheat pizza with garlic, olive oil, mozzarella and capicola at PW Pizza, 2017 Chouteau Avenue, St. Louis. Submitted by @big_troutt Mehr erfahren.

Bogart's Smokehouse is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

34. Bogart's Smokehouse

9.2
1627 S 9th St (at Lafayette Ave.), St. Louis, MO
Grill-Imbiss · Soulard · 106 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Pulled rib sandwich with baked beans and potato salad at Bogart’s, 1627 South Ninth Street, Soulard. Submitted by @carln26 Mehr erfahren.

Pi Pizzeria at MX is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

35. Pi Pizzeria at MX

8.2
610 Washington Ave (at 6th St.), St. Louis, MO
Pizzeria · Downtown East · 74 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Grove Pi with Charleville Oatmeal Stout pudding at Pi. The pizza comes with salami, red chiles and spicy tomato sauce; I added jalapeños for an extra kick. By Evan S. Benn Mehr erfahren.

Blood & Sand is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

36. Blood & Sand

8.5
1500 Saint Charles St, St. Louis, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Downtown West · 26 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Truffled tater tots, carbonara and house bacon at Blood & Sand, 1500 St. Charles Street, downtown. Add a cocktail, and this meal turns into one you won’t want to end. By Evan S. Benn Mehr erfahren.

Five Bistro is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

37. Five Bistro

5100 Daggett Ave, St. Louis, MO
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · The Hill · 17 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Charcuterie plate at Five Bistro, 5100 Daggett Avenue, the Hill. The best charcuterie plate in town, hands-down, could be a meal of itself. But you’ll want to share. By Evan S. Benn Mehr erfahren.

Eleven Eleven is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

38. Eleven Eleven

9.0
1111 Mississippi Ave, St. Louis, MO
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · Lafayette Square · 52 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Wild-boar ravioli and ribeye at Eleven Eleven Mississippi, 1111 Mississippi Avenue, Lafayette Square. Submitted by @craigyoung5 Mehr erfahren.

Guerrilla Street Food is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

39. Guerrilla Street Food

9.3
3559 Arsenal Street, St. Louis, MO
Imbisswagen · Southwest Garden · 22 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Duck poutine at Guerrilla Street Food truck. “Brought it to @iTAPbeer and couldn’t shut up about it,” says @Ericstl6. Mehr erfahren.

Little Country Gentleman is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

40. Little Country Gentleman

8135 Maryland Ave (Forsyth), Clayton, MO
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · 5 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Pickled beef cheeks at Little Country Gentleman, 8135 Maryland Avenue, Clayton. “I forever want (them) at every meal I eat,” says @allisonkieffer. Mehr erfahren.

Sidney Street Cafe is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

41. Sidney Street Cafe

8.7
2000 Sidney St, St. Louis, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Benton Park · 41 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Corned sweetbread hash, veal dumplings, applewood-smoked duck and “Snickers” bar at Sidney Street Cafe, 2000 Sidney Street, Benton Park. Submitted by @JasonARorie Mehr erfahren.

Home Wine Kitchen is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

42. Home Wine Kitchen

7322 Manchester Rd, Maplewood, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · 25 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: No-Menu Monday at Home Wine Kitchen, 7322 Manchester Road, Maplewood. “Had a burger with a fried duck egg. Still dream about that burger,” says @mizzoudavis. Mehr erfahren.

Saint Louis Zoo is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

43. Saint Louis Zoo

9.4
1 Government Dr (at Washington Dr), St. Louis, MO
Zoo · 238 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Newt Gingrich’s hand at St. Louis Zoo, Forest Park. Submitted by @STLPenguin Mehr erfahren.

Riverbend is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

44. Riverbend

1059 S Big Bend Blvd, St. Louis, MO
Cajun- / Kreolisches Restaurant · Soulard · 30 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Turtle soup at Riverbend Restaurant and Bar, 701 Utah Street, St. Louis. Submitted by Mike Emerson via email. Mehr erfahren.

Taste By Niche is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

45. Taste By Niche

8.4
4584 Laclede Ave (Btw S. Euclid & N. Taylor), St. Louis, MO
Cocktailbar · Central West End · 72 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Chef Matthew Daughaday is crushing it at Tastes. No dish stands out more than his lamb sugo, a hauntingly tender display of lamb and tomatoes served on grilled bread. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Farmhaus is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

46. Farmhaus

8.6
3257 Ivanhoe Ave (btw Bradley & Fyler), St. Louis, MO
Amerikanisches Restaurant · Lindenwood Park · 56 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Nachos, bacon-wrapped meatloaf and “breakfast” at Farmhaus, 3257 Ivanhoe Avenue, St. Louis. Submitted by @coryb23 Mehr erfahren.

Acero is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

47. Acero

8.2
7266 Manchester Rd, St. Louis, MO
Neuamerikanisches Restaurant · 31 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Four-course tasting menu at Acero, 7266 Manchester Road, Maplewood. Submitted by @AmuseDouche11 Mehr erfahren.

Hwy 61 Roadhouse is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

48. Hwy 61 Roadhouse

8.2
34 S Old Orchard Ave (Big Bend), Webster Groves, MO
Cajun- / Kreolisches Restaurant · 61 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Sunday brunch at Highway 61 Roadhouse, 34 South Old Orchard Avenue, Webster Groves. Submitted by @GusGusFunBus Mehr erfahren.

Brasserie is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

49. Brasserie

8.9
4580 Laclede Ave (at Euclid Ave.), St. Louis, MO
Französisches Restaurant · Central West End · 62 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Warm bread, escargots, steak frites at Brasserie, 4580 Laclede Avenue, Central West End. “And an inexpensive rosé. Best meal of the year by a long shot,” says @kadesoto. Mehr erfahren.

Cunetto House of Pasta is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

50. Cunetto House of Pasta

8.0
5453 Magnolia Ave (at Southwest), St. Louis, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · Southwest Garden · 38 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Vitello con granchio at Cunetto’s House of Pasta, 5453 Magnolia Avenue, Hill. “Veal with crab and delicate cheese sauce, generous side of pasta with free house wine,” says @robhutti. Mehr erfahren.

Lu Lu Seafood Restaurant is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

51. Lu Lu Seafood Restaurant

6.7
8224 Olive Blvd (at Grant Dr.), St. Louis, MO
Dim Sum Restaurant · 36 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: The dim sum carts on weekend mornings contain sights and smells to behold. It’s hard to say no to any of the Hong Kong-style small plates, especially the many dumplings. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.

Tavolo V is one of The best things we ate in 2012.

52. Tavolo V

8.0
6118 Delmar Blvd (at Rosedale Ave.), St. Louis, MO
Italienisches Restaurant · Skinker DeBaliviere · 19 Tipps und Bewertungen

Go! MagazineGo! Magazine: Best of '12: Huge housemade meatballs are enough to take some home, which will definitely be the case if you start your meal with a plate of oven-charred cauliflower floret. (Evan S. Benn) Mehr erfahren.