Saint Louis Cooks - Community - Allrecipes

the buzz

Saint Louis



Saint Louis, Missouri

In 1804, Lewis and Clark began their great journey west from a then mostly French-inhabited city, St. Louis. Today, the city that launched the Corps of Discovery is known as the “Gateway to the West.” In addition to being a big brewery town, St. Louis boasts a couple unique takes on ethnic cuisine: the deep-fried ravioli and the St. Paul sandwich. Don’t be fooled by the name, which would seem to imply a Minnesota connection, the St. Paul is all St. Louis. Found at local Chinese restaurants, it consists of deep-fried egg foo young served on white bread topped with pickles, mayo, lettuce, and tomato. Traditional French food is offered up at Café de France near the Old Cathedral, built by the French in the 1700s. Recent immigration includes Bosnians, who are lending a new flavor to an ethnic culinary scene long dominated by Germans, Italians and French. These days, Bosnian restaurants serve up specialties like palacinke, crepe-like creations served with chocolate sauce and whipped cream.

Plan Easy, Delicious Meals

Healthy Menu Planner

Healthy Menu Planner

Eating low-cal is easy with one-click meal plans and shopping lists.

Featured Cook

Cooking Level: Expert

Living In: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
About me:
I am a real estate agent. In my spare time I love to travel, do just about anything outdoors, music and of course cook. The more to cook for, the more enjoyable it is.

My Profile | Cooks I Like | Reviews | Photos
Recipes | Menus | Blog

Create your own Cook's Profile | MORE Cooks »

Newest Cooks

Photo by jenn63129


Cooking Level: Expert
Home Town: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Photo by Lynne Haber Fogel

Lynne Haber Fogel 

Cooking Level: Expert
Home Town: Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Living In: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Photo by Andrew Steiner

Andrew Steiner 

Home Town: Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
Living In: Troy, Illinois, USA

Newest Photos

  • Click for larger view.
  • Click for larger view.
  • Click for larger view.

Newest Reviews

Sarah's Applesauce

Reviewed on Sep. 11, 2014 by Karen Martin   view full review
Really good, really simple. I used honey crisp apples so I cut down the sugar a little and I...

Hot Pizza Dip

Reviewed on Sep. 10, 2014 by jenn63129   view full review
This has been a hit at two different work parties! I doubled the recipe the second time. I...


Reviewed on Sep. 1, 2014 by Karen Martin   view full review
This was so delicious!!! I used a 1 lb. pork tenderloin and cut it into about 8 thick slices...

Go Pro!

In Season

Speedy Weeknight Meals
Speedy Weeknight Meals

We’ll help you get dinner on the table in no time flat.

Back-to-School Eats
Back-to-School Eats

Get recipes that work for your busiest days.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and helpful cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for just $7.99!

Most Popular Blogs

Recently Viewed Recipes

You haven't looked at any recipes lately. Get clicking!
Quick Links: Recipe Box | Shopping List | More »
Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States