Welcome to Hidden Gem, Gut Check's short love letter to restaurants, coffee shops and bars that lie off the beaten path. These places soldier on in relative anonymity, beloved by their regulars, but largely overlooked by the greater populace. Hidden Gem will attempt to rectify these terrible oversights. Have a Hidden Gem of your own to share? Tell us in the comments.
Grove East Provisions' turkey club. | Photos by Mabel Suen
Since June Grove East Provisions (3101 Arsenal Street; 314-802-7090) has occupied a quiet space in Tower Grove East. The European-style corner store offers a selection of fresh produce, snacks and groceries, beer and wine, gelato from the Gelateria and sandwiches made on fresh bread -- the best in St. Louis crafted by resident bakers Red Fox Baking & Catering, at that.More »