Tropical Liqueurs Coming to Soulard

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Trops in downtown Columbia. | Chris Yunker

Mizzou mainstay Tropical Liqueurs, a.k.a. Trops, is finally coming to St. Louis. The bar, known for its alocholic slushies, is adding a Soulard location that will open next spring. It's the fourth Trops; there are two in Columbia and one in Springfield.

See also: Strange Donuts Announces Columbia Expansion

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Athlete Eats Plans Second Location, Food Truck and Fine Dining Concept

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Bibimbap at Athlete Eats. | Jennifer Silverberg

It's going to be a big year for Athlete Eats (2837 Cherokee Street; 314-932-5566), the polished cafe from the Cardinals' nutritionist. Owners Simon and Angelica Lusky are planning a threefold expansion which will include a second location, a food truck and a fine-dining concept.

See also: Athlete Eats: The Cardinals' nutritionist brings health food to Cherokee Street

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Kaldi's Coffee and Kakao Chocolate Nominated for the Good Food Awards

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Beans at Kaldi's Coffee. | Jon Gitchoff

Two local shops, Kaldi's Coffee (700 DeMun Avenue, Clayton; 314-727-9955) and Kakao Chocolate (2301 South Jefferson Avenue; 314-771-2310), have been named finalists for the 2015 Good Food Awards. The awards celebrate socially and environmentally conscious products that are (duh) also delicious. Judges selected 206 finalists from all across the country.

See also: #61: Pumpkin Maple Latte at Kaldi's Coffee

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The Precinct Hires New Chef

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Inside the Precinct downtown. | Jennifer Silverberg

The Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) has hired chef Jason Hector after Ben Welch left to pursue his own projects. There won't be huge changes, but look for a renewed focus on nighttime dining.

See also: The Precinct Launches Revamped Menu

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Piccione Pastry Now Serving Seasonal Brunch, Including Vegetarian and Gluten-Free Options

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Ricotta pancakes. | Piccione Pastry

Italian-style bakery and cafe Piccione Pastry (6197 Delmar Boulevard; 314-932-1355) is now serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. The menu additions came a few weeks ago, but they have proven so popular, Piccione has added seasonal items as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

See also: First Look: Piccione Pastry Serves Cannoli, Cookies and Italian Coffee in the Delmar Loop [Photos]

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The Libertine's Josh Galliano Brings a Taste of the Mississippi to the James Beard House

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The Libertine's chef Josh Galliano | courtesy of the Libertine

Tonight, the Libertine's (7927 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-2999) Josh Galliano brings Mississippi-inspired cuisine to the venerable James Beard House in New York City. This culinary honor, reserved for the nation's top chefs, is a chance for Galliano to not only showcase his river-country-inspired cuisine, but also to give back to the foundation he credits with jump-starting his culinary career.

See Also: Family Meal at the Libertine: What Chef Josh Galliano and His Staff Eat Before Service

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De.lish Cheesecake Bakery is Up for Sale -- Sort Of

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The Inferno at de.lish Cheesecake Bakery & Cafe. | Zach Garrison

Fans of the north-county cheesecake bakery de.lish Cheesecake Bakery & Cafe (1060 St. Catherine Street, Florissant; 314-831-7400) have been up in arms this week ever since owner Jeff Mullersman posted on Facebook that he was putting the business up for sale. It turns out it things aren't that black and white.

See also: Yacovelli's to Close After 95 Years

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Kevin Nashan to Host Chef Sean Brock at the Peacemaker October 25

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Heritage by Sean Brock. | Courtesy Artisan Books

James Beard Award-winning chef Sean Brock has just come out with his first cookbook, Heritage, and Kevin Nashan will be hosting his St. Louis book signing. Not only will Brock be on hand to discuss his elegant Southern recipes, but the kitchen at Nashan's Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. (1831 Sidney Street; 314-772-8858) will be cooking up some of Brock's food.

See also: Kevin Nashan Talks Battling New York Chef Harold Moore on Knife Fight

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The Corner Cup Plans New Menu and Expansion in Dogtown

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Portabella benedict with sweet-potato hash at the Corner Cup. | Mabel Suen

The Corner Cup (1221 Tamm Avenue; 314-899-0287) opened in Dogtown back in January, and after several months, co-owner Ben Strake and his team are kicking things up a notch. Chef Bob Brazell, formerly of Athlete Eats, has come on as a culinary consultant to introduce a new menu quarterly.

See also: First Look: The Corner Cup's Paleo Breakfast Options in Dogtown

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Aaron Sherman Joins Niche Restaurant Group as Sommelier and Beverage Director

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Outside Niche. | Jennifer Silverberg

Restaurateur Gerard Craft has recently named Chicago's Aaron Sherman as sommelier and beverage director for Niche Restaurant Group, which includes Niche, Pastaria, Brasserie and Taste. We caught up with Sherman to hear about his vision for Craft's restaurants and not being a wine snob.

See also: Best Wine List (Price Be Damned) 2013: Elaia Sommelier Andrey Ivanov's Favorite Wine

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