by Nancy Stiles
Pumpkin (spice) season is in full swing, and so is the fall. This means warm, savory creations from St. Louis' best chefs are just waiting to get in your belly. We're not worried about putting on a few pounds this winter if it means we get to eat even a sliver of what's popping up on our Instagram feed. Check out our favorite Instagrams from St. Louis foodies, and let us know if there's someone we should be following in the comments.
1. Halloween Rice Krispie Treats at Pint Size Bakery
We know we feature Pint Size pretty much every week, but look at these Rice Krispie treats.
Yep...that's right. Krispie treat pops!! #Pintsizebakery #smallbatchfromscratch
2. R&D at Niche
Chef Nate Hereford proves that presentation really does matter.
Super early version of a new fall dish @nichefoodgroup confit of MO trout, fall peas, potato cream, egg yolk #1.0
3. Cheese Curds at Mission Taco Soulard
OK, so technically this is an empty bowl. But we have also eaten so fast we forget to Instagram.
This was a plate of cheese curds. I was hongry. #taco #friedcheese #noms #emptybowls #hungry
4. Pumpkin Agnolotti at the Crossing
If the PSL crowd has made you swear off pumpkin this season, rethink it if only for this agnolotti.
Another day means more fresh pasta! Pumpkin agnolotti for service. #fialafood #freshpasta
5. Roasted Pumpkin Soup at Brasserie
Seriously, pumpkin is legit.
Roasted Pumpkin Soup | grapes, brown butter croutons @brasserieSTL
6. Venison Meatballs at Quincy Street Bistro
Chef Rick Lewis' Instagram is probably better advertising than any commercial.Loading
Venison meatball: chermoula, pumpkin, & Marcona almonds
7> Pulled Pork Quesadilla at Sugarfire Smokehouse
Taco Bell would make a fortune if they could steal this idea.Loading
Pulled pork quesadilla at @sugarfiresmokehouse in St. Charles. Holy guacamole.
8.Charcuterie at Five Bistro
This board probably isn't cheap, but damn.Loading
Best charcuterie in town #charcuterie #housemade #stl #cureit
9. Josh Galliano at the James Beard House
What we wouldn't give to be transported to Galliano's dinner in New York on Friday...Loading
Jones Heritage Lamb with a dago stuffing - for the James Beard House Dinner Friday
10.Salmon Burger at Coastal Bistro
People tend to eat non-beef patties for a healthier option, but we think this salmon burger looks just as delicious.Loading
Salmon Burger with Clam Chowder #stl #foodporn #foodie #food #seafood #burgers #chowder #nomnomnom #noms #stlfoodscene
Gut Check is always hungry for tips and feedback. E-mail the author at Nancy.Stiles@RiverfrontTimes.com.
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