Beginning Sunday, 3.14, Niche Serving Any 3 Courses for $35

by

comment
JENNIFER SILVERBERG
  • Jennifer Silverberg
Owner and executive chef Gerard Craft has announced a change at his flagship restaurant, Niche (1831 Sidney Street; 314-773-7755). Beginning Sunday, March 14, diners can choose any three courses from the restaurant's menu for $35.

The price change reflects Craft's desire to return Niche to its more modest -- read: not white-tablecloth -- roots. He ties it into the movement that younger French chefs call "bistronomy," casual, market-driven dining.

"I kind of drifted from what I always love," Craft says. "When I was out in France recently for Brasserie [by Niche], I was eating at a couple of these bistronomy places....That was what Niche was. I loved it. I was like, why the hell aren't we doing it?

"Between Brasserie opening and really enjoying the feel of that again, I felt it was time."

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.