This Week’s Dish: Yolklore Opens in Crestwood, Old Standard Serves Its Last Meal

By Katlyn Moncada
In Food

Old Standard Fried Chicken closed its doors for business after brunch yesterday. Ben Poremba will be keeping the space to transition into a fresh concept in its Botanical Heights location next to his other dining havens Elaia and Olio, as well as the co-owned La Patisserie Choquette. Poremba also opened his newest venture, Pairigi, in Clayton earlier this year. 1621 Tower Grove Ave., Botanical Heights

Photo courtesy of Old Standard Fried Chicken

Photo courtesy of Old Standard Fried Chicken

The highly anticipated Yolkore opened yesterday in Crestwood in the former King Edwards Chicken and Fish spot. Expect fun and innovative breakfast cuisine by chef-owners John and Mary Bogacki and Billy Oziransky. Mary Bogacki’s pastry skills will come in the form of vegan pop tarts, gooey butter cake and more. 8958 Watson Road, Crestwoo

Anthony Ellerson, Jr.’s The Kitchen Sink in DeBaliviere Place closed for business as of July 22. The newer Downtown location remains open in the MX District near the National Blues Museum, as reaported by St. Louis Magazine.

St. Louis staple appetizer, toasted ravioli, is getting its own business. As reported by Feast, toaSTL is a new small business that will join the dining scene by engaged couple Anthony Atencio and Megan Richter. For now, you can follow along in their endeavors on social media to perfect their recipe with a local chef that will hopefully show up in pop-ups around the city before becoming a brick-and-mortar.

Aug. 2: The Old Bakery Beer Company and Olive + Oak are teaming up to celebrate St. Louis Craft Beer Week with a five-course dinner paired beer from the Alton brewery. The cost will be $65 per person and starts at 7pm. 102 W. Lockwood Ave., Webster Groves, 314.736.1370

Aug. 4: Head to DeMun Oyster Bar to enjoy an evening with Earthbound Beer for a St. Louis Craft Beer Week celebration. There will be a pig roast by Todd Geisert Farms along with grilled oysters, tiki beer cocktails, Hawaiian sliders, and live music by Mimi Le Uke. A portion of the proceeds from the event will benefit Missouri Coalition for the Environment. 740 De Mun Ave., Clayton

Aug. 6: As St. Louis Craft Beer Week comes to an end, enjoy a barbecue by SALT + SMOKE and 2nd Shift Brewing at their new brewery location on The Hill. For $15, enjoy all-you-can-eat (whole hog) barbecue with draft beer available for purchase. 1601 Sublette Ave., The Hill

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