This Week's Dish: Stray Rescue Founder Releases Cookbook, Raises Support for STL's Homeless Animals

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Stray Rescue of St. Louis’ founder, Randy Grim, has teamed up with the area’s top chefs and celebrities to create a cookbook titled, “Recipes To The Rescue.” Hitting shelves today, this is Grim’s second cookbook created with the goal to help the nonprofit’s mission to save abandoned, abused and neglected dogs and cats. Recipes come from notable area chefs such as Leon Crues of Wild Flower and Eric Kelly of Scape Bistro. Fox 2 News’ Meteorologist Chris Higgins even makes a contribution with a recipe for Catalina-Cranberry Chicken.


Photo courtesy of St. Louis Kolache

Grim will be selling and signing cookbooks at Wild Flower Restaurant on Nov. 6 from 4-6pm during its Very Important Pooches Party as well as at Dierbergs in Des Peres on Nov. 8 from 4-6pm. The book is available online for $21.95, at Stray Rescue’s Pine Street shelter and at select stores and businesses in the St. Louis area.

St. Louis Kolache opened its doors earlier this month in Creve Coeur, offering the pillows of stuffed pastry in a variety of flavors. From sweet to savory, find unique flavor combos such as the Chocolate Elvis, filled with Nutella, banana and caramelized bacon. The shop also serves Kaldi’s Coffee to go along with the pastries. 1300 N. Lindbergh Blvd., Creve Coeur, 314.938.5656

Sugarfire Smoke House continues to broaden its horizon, as its fifth location opened for business last week in Washington, Mo. The popular STL barbecue joint recently opened its Valley Park location as well. 512 West Front St., Washington, Mo.

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