Little Country Gentleman Opens September 18
Little Country Gentleman (8135 Maryland Avenue, Clayton; 314-725-0719), the new Midwestern tasting-menu concept from Mike Randolph, will open on Tuesday, September 18, according to the restaurant's Twitter feed.
Mabel Suen Little Country Gentleman staff, including Mike Randolph (second from left), work on a dish.
Randolph's new venture replaces MEDIAnoche as the restaurant-inside-the-restaurant at his breakfast-centric Half & Half. You can make reservations by calling 314-725-0719 or visiting the Little Country Gentleman website.
Want a sneak peek of what Little Country Gentleman will be like? Mabel Suen attended a preview event for Gut Check last week.
The kitchen previewed three plates that Randolph refers to as "refined comfort food": seared walleye with vanilla parsnip puree, lemon gel, orange, pea tendrils; pork mix grill, Barbecue shoulder with belly "chop" house-made sausage, tenderloin, carrot puree, pickled carrot and grilled romaine; and heirloom tomato and compressed watermelon salad with goat milk yogurt, citrus, pine nut powder and cinnamon basil.