Tuesday, December 27, 2011
In June, Jilly's Cupcake Bar and Cafe was declared the winner of Cupcake Wars on the Food Network.
Jilly's Cupcake Bar and Cafe has racked up another accolade - best breakfast place in St. Louis. The University City eatery has won St. Louis Magazine's Breakfast of Champions bracket. Jilly's beat out 31 other eateries for the honor. The runner-up was Uncle Bill's Pancake and Dinner House, which has two St. Louis locations. The winner was chosen by an online poll. Jilly's Sunday brunch buffet has developed quite a following. In addition, to the usual breakfast items like Eggs Benedict and French Toast the menu also boasts Jilly's popular Brisket Hash, as well as a 6 Cheese Mac & Cheese and Chicken and Egg salad. Patrons can top off their meals by hitting the make-your-own-cupcake bar. Jilly's has had quite the year. In September, it …
Friday, March 25, 2011
We have your top picks for a leisurely brunch here in University City.
Nothing says the weekend like brunch. Whether you’re craving an egg sandwich at 9 a.m. or some Huevos Rancheros in the late afternoon, these five University City restaurants will work their culinary magic to put you in a weekend frame of mind.
Friday, February 18, 2011
This week, Patch Picks features places to brunch in University City.
After record snowfalls and school closings all winter, this rare burst of spring gives everyone spring fever. In celebration of this good weather, we have six places to grab a leisurely brunch. Jilly's Cupcake Bar and Cafe: Brunch is served on Sat- Sun 9-3 pm. On the menu: French Toast, Brisket Hash and Eggs a Breakfast Burrito and of course cupcakes for dessert. I can personally attest to their huge yummy cupcakes! Market Pub House: Sunday Munch Brunch goes from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Features $10 Bottomless Mimosas. McDonald’s: If you're in a rush a tried and true place to grab breakfast is McDonald's. You can’t go wrong with a Big Breakfast with Hotcakes or an Egg McMuffin. For healthier fare there is always Fruit Maple Oatmeal. St. …
Saturday, February 5, 2011
Natalie McLaury cooks and writes a food and recipe blog called The Sweets Life.
With orange construction fencing and a torn-up road blocking the entrance to Boosters Café (567 Melville Avenue), one might expect it to be rather quiet on a Saturday morning. I walked in on a recent Saturday morning to find that certainly wasn’t the case! The small restaurant was full. Tables are placed no more than a few feet away from each other and we were lucky to nab one of the few empty tables. The crowd at Booster’s is heavily students, likely from nearby Wash U, but there were what appeared to be a number of “locals,” ourselves included. The space itself is nothing to write home about; a few masks and photos hang on the wall, representative of Boosters African roots (the place was created to indirectly support some St. Louisans …