Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Honors abound for local restaurants and food.
The eateries in the Delmar Loop and around University City are some of the best in the area. This week, several have gotten honors for their food. Cicero's Pizza Named One of the Midwest's Best Midwest Living Magazine recently named Cicero's one of the 27 Great Midwest Pizzerias. The magazine recommends trying "the shrimp scampi, with a rich garlic butter white wine sauce, shrimp, fresh parsley, Provel and mozzarella on a waferlike crust." Reader Request for Eclipse's Potato Gratin Have you ever wanted to make Eclipse's potato gratin at home? Now you can. A reader wrote to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch requesting the recipe for the spring potato dish. To get the complete recipe, click here. Chef Zach Flynn's recipe has "seven layers of thin…
Saturday, March 16, 2013
Local restaurants are feeling the Irish spirit this weekend.
Are you planning on celebrating St. Patrick's Day this weekend in University City? Patch has your roundup of great dishes to try around town. Cheese-ology Eclipse Restaurant at the Moonrise Hotel On March 16-17, Eclipse is offering Irish Soda Bread French Toast, Guinness Stew and Bailey's Cupcakes. The bar is offering $3 Jameson and Guinness for both days! Learn how to make Eclipse's Irish Soda bread breakfast by watching this Fox 2 video. Jilly's Cupcake Bar Jilly's has several St. Paddy's Day cupcakes for all taste buds. They include: Tutti-Frutti Frozen Yogurt
Sunday, February 10, 2013
University City Patch rounds up your options for a dinner out on Feb. 14.
Looking for a great Valentine's Day dinner spot? Here's a few suggestions to fit every budget. Eclipse Restaurant at the Moonrise Hotel Eclipse is offering a Valentine's tapas menu that includes a two options—couples or 'single and ready to mingle.' The couples meal includes four signature drinks, choice of six tapas and dessert for $60. The single and ready to mingle menu features two signature drinks, three tapas and a dessert for $30. Fondue at The Melting Pot Why not enjoy a meal for two at Open Table's "most romantic restaurant" in Missouri? Caroline Potter, OpenTable Chief Dining Officer, said The Melting Pot and other honorees "have created dining experiences that allow guests to connect and kindle the flames of romance over …
Friday, June 29, 2012
Second year in a row the Delmar Loop hotel has taken this award.
The results are in — the Moonrise Hotel in St. Louis, has been voted “Best Small Hotel” by the readers of AAA Midwest Traveler in the annual “Best of the Midwest” Awards. This is the second year in a row Moonrise Hotel has taken home this honor. Opened in April 2009, this 125-room chic, boutique hotel is located in the heart of the Delmar Loop, designated by the American Planning Association as “One of the 10 Great Streets in America.” Distributed in Missouri, eastern Kansas, southern Illinois, and southwestern Indiana, AAA Midwest Traveler has a circulation of 550,000. As the name suggests, their readers are well-seasoned travelers. Over 95 percent of their readers have taken a trip within the past 12 months, and 76 percent of readers …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Event benefits the Earthways Center.
On Friday green-minded movers and shakers will gather in the Delmar Loop for an evening of green fun, fabulous entertainment and local philanthropy. They will be kicking off the third annual Green Ball, hosted by Moonrise Hotel. The gala, which begins at 7 p.m., will mark the 42nd anniversary of Earth Day and the third anniversary of the Moonrise Hotel’s opening. Proceeds from the Green Ball will benefit the EarthWays Center, a division of the Missouri Botanical Garden that promotes sustainability through environmental education and improving the built environment. Ticket prices are $60 per person and include locally sourced and organic appetizers and beverages prepared by Eclipse Restaurant’s Chef de Cuisine John Stuhlman and …
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Job openings around the University City area.
University City Patch teams up with neighboring Patch sites to find organizations with open positions. Here are the three opportunities we found this week. Who’s Hiring: Richmond Heights Memorial Library Location: Richmond Heights Job: Customer Service Category: Part-time Experience: Computer skills and Customer service skills required. Attention to detail is required. Knowledge of popular fiction desired. Library experience highly desired. Successful candidate must be a team player. High School degree required, some college desirable. Responsibilities: Reliable, long-term, friendly customer service employees needed to work 12 hours per week, Sunday 1-5 p.m., Friday 4-8 p.m and Tuesday 5-9 p.m. To Apply: Applications are available at …
Wednesday, October 5, 2011
Eclipse restaurant's food, libations and great prices will have you howling at the moon.
Located inside Joe Edwards' Moonrise boutique hotel, the Eclipse restaurant stands on its own, offering customers uncommon elegance and sophistication at affordable prices. And the respectful but casual attitude allows anyone to enjoy upscale surroundings without breaking the bank. The other worldly experience begins the moment you enter the Moonrise Hotel. The large open lobby features an iridescent wall that constantly changes color and a dramatically angled staircase. Inside the welcoming Eclipse restaurant, the décor is futuristic art deco, and the walls feature commissioned space age prints resembling Forbidden Planet movie posters. Eclipse serves contemporary American cuisine and classic cocktails with a twist, not to mention 40 …