This labor of love for the unexpected becomes a kind of art in itself—one of patience and resolve that, as Josef Harris puts it, “takes your whole life to practice.”
“Because I’m not from here, there’s still this dissonance with St. Louis. I’ll never understand it fully, but I truly don’t think anyone really does.”
“If you’re a practical thinker, you shouldn’t do art. You don’t think practically about how to make your heart beat. It’s a necessity. Art is the necessity of your being.”
After meeting at New York’s Blue Hill at Stone Barns, the duo has developed their own restaurant in St. Louis, Vicia.
The St. Louis-based restaurant duo behind Vicia Restaurant offers a delectable recipe perfect for the warm-weather months.