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Eating Locally

A tomato in the Farmhaus garden

Sophie Yoshino

January 9, 2020

At 12:00 on a Saturday, Head Chef, Kevin Willmann and Sous Chef, Dillon Witte are hard at work preparing for tonight’s dinner at Farmhaus.  While many of the other restaurants on Ivanhoe Avenue are doing the very same afternoon prep, Farmhaus stands out. They are farm-to-table. “It’s local....

Boba of the Loop

Milk tea with boba from Kung Fu Tea

Danny Choo-Kang and Ashley Chung

January 7, 2020

Boba first popped up in St. Louis over ten years ago on Olive at St. Louis Bubble Tea. Boba, or bubble tea, is a drink with tapioca pearls that originated in Taiwan. Boba’s popularity has since skyrocketed, with more and more boba places appearing around the city and with five different boba places...


Park So-dam and Choi Woo-shik in the movie

Ashley Chung, Senior Managing Editor

December 26, 2019

In a few words, "Parasite" can be described as a wild ride. Quite possibly one of the best movies I have ever watched, "Parasite" left me thoroughly shocked and unsettled. "Parasite" was directed by Bong Joon-ho and starred Song Kang-ho, Lee Sun-kyun, Cho Yeo-jeong, Choi Woo-shik and Park So-dam....

Best Holiday Lights in Clayton

Amazing colorful projects lights on a house on Wydown Blvd.

Jenna Bush and Moriah Lotsoff

December 24, 2019

It’s the holiday season again and that means many houses around Clayton are decorated in the winter fashion. Clayton homes have everything from green, red, and blue twinkling lights, to projectors and inflatable Christmas dragons! Join us as we find the 10 best decorated houses around Clayton that y...

Star Wars a Divide Between Fans

Sam Smith, Reporter

December 3, 2019

As the Star Wars saga comes to an end with the last movie, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”, many fans have come to the sudden realization that their beloved movies will truly end. It has been a long and fruitful journey through the mysteries and mystics that is the world of Star Wars. For many...

COMA Coffee – a hip hidden gem?

Photo of COMA Coffee's interior, located  on Brentwood Boulevard.

Seraphina Corbo and Isabella Balmnoker

November 19, 2019

When you look at the facade of COMA Coffee, you see nothing but office buildings and concrete gardens. Most people would not think to grab a coffee or study from the bottom floor of an office building. But don’t judge a book by its cover, this shop is small yet mighty!  Opened in 2016, COMA Co...

The Selfie Room

Dheera Rathikindi writing on a chalk board at the St. Louis Selfie Room.

Moriah Lotsoff and Dheera Rathikindi

October 30, 2019

Two ball pits, lines of metallic balloons hanging from the ceiling, walls made of grass and books, huge cardboard lemons, and a giant black spider. In short, The Selfie Room is the perfect place to take photos.  Walking into St. Louis’s Selfie Room, a building decorated top to bottom with aesth...

Dora and the Lost City of Gold Review

Dora and the Lost City of Gold Review

Moriah Lotsoff and Alexandra Hagemeister

October 28, 2019

In an age of reboots and remakes of childhood shows and movies, “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” surprised teens and engaged children in a fun but a confusing hour and forty two minute movie. “Dora and the Lost City of Gold” begins in a rainforest where a young Dora and her family live. Dora...

Coffee Near Clayton

Cookies, macarons and muffins glisten in the light within the bakery display case at Colleen's.

Abby Hoelscher and Ananya Shah

October 14, 2019

Sick of Starbucks? Looking for a way to give back to the community, rather than just helping to profit a corporate company when spending buying your daily dose of caffeine to get you through class? Luckily, there are plenty of other local coffee shops near CHS, both featured in this article and one from la...

Akar- Asian fusion with a twist of ingenuity.

Picture of Coconut Chocolate Fudge from Akar's Dessert Menu

Isabell Bamnolker and Yiyun Xu

October 10, 2019

One does not often expect noodles served with peanut sauce and salad, offered in an Asian restaurant. As we settled down in the new fusion restaurant, Akar, nor did we. Akar is located on Wydown in Clayton. It was opened in June, and it does not obey traditional Asian cooking styles. Akar offers an ...

International Grocery Stores in St. Louis

Front of Global Foods Market in Kirkwood, St. Louis on Saturday, September 14.

Ruby Nadin

September 15, 2019

The smell of spices and chocolate fills your nose as you walk in. Flags from different countries cover the walls and hang from the ceiling and racks of chips and chocolate are stacked by the cash register.  Global Foods Market is one of the only places in St. Louis where you can find all of this. With food...

Clayton Graduate Claire Saffitz talks High School, Harvard, Gourmet Treats and more

Claire Saffitz at her work bench in the Bon Appetit Test Kitchen in New York City.

Michael Melinger, Chief Multimedia Editor

September 11, 2019

From the sidewalks of University City to the subway stops of the Upper West Side, at least one thing has remained constant for Claire Saffitz: her love of food. Whether it’s takeout from Amighettit's on The Hill with her mom, the in-season BLT’s she now makes with her boyfriend in their apartment,...

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