This Week's Dish: STL's Family-Owned Grbic Restaurant To Compete on 'Guy's Grocery Games'
Food Network’s cooking reality show “Guy’s Grocery Games” kicked off a new season last night with a four-episode arc called “Family Style” episodes. Local Eastern European restaurant Grbic Restaurant and Banquet Hall will be participating in the Sibling Rivalry episode airing this Sunday, Jan. 11. Originally from the former Yugoslavia, the Grbic family’s restaurant brings traditional flavors to the table made from fresh, local ingredients. The three siblings will be facing-off against three sets of siblings through three crazy courses and challenges presented by host Guy Fieri. Find out if the Grbics make it to the final round of creating an upscale dinner with strip steak and a $7 budget for a chance to win $20,000 this Sunday at 7pm CST on the Food Network. 4071 Keokuk St., South City, 314.772.3100
Jan. 6: Starting tomorrow, Brasserie by Niche will be introducing a new weekly event called Bratwurst Tuesdays. Head over to the restaurant every week through May from 11am-2pm for #BrassBrats and fries. Tomorrow’s menu includes:
• Beer Brat – whole grain mustard, sauerkraut
• Nduja brat – Salume Beddu Artisan Cured Meats Nduja, Woodside honey mustard
• Qui bahn Mi – pickled vegetable slaw, cilantro, sriracha mayo
Walk-ins are welcome as well as carry-out orders. 4580 Laclede Ave., Central West End, 314.454.0600
As mentioned in our weekly Openings/Closings roundup, following the closing of Home Wine Kitchen, it was announced that co-owner Cassy Vires will be heading over to join chef-owner John Perkins as Juniper’s new head chef. The transition will be complete this week as Vires’ first day will follow the Southern-style restaurant’s break on Jan. 8. 7322 Manchester Road, Maplewood, 314.802.7676