You haven't lived until you've had Russell's Cafe's gooey butter cake. Or gorgeous cakes slathered in sweet, fluffy buttercream. Or the loaded sandwiches. Or the pot roast. Evidently, a lot of people agree with us, because this little South Hampton gem is regularly packed to the rafters with hungry diners. To get more seating out of the two-story building, chef and owner Russell Ping asked us to convert the second floor apartment into a new bar and dining room. We

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When contacted by the Scholarship Foundation to consider a remake of its ScholarShop high-end retail space, we knew it was the perfect job for us: highly visible space, multiple constituencies, quick turnaround, a strict budget. Nothing like a challenge to bring out our best! The location across from the Galleria Mall certainly has retail competition, yet there's no place quite like it. The shop sells high-end brand name clothing and accessories at a steep discount, curated

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We're thrilled to work with Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. on its new Urban Research Brewery (U.R.B.) in The Grove. When UCBC invested in its new brewing facility and Bier Hall, we were pretty excited. Not only would we have exceptional beer in the neighborhood, we knew it was a smart investment on their part. If you don't know, UCBC beer is insanely good. The brewery has grown quickly from its start just a couple years ago.

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The community table. Are you looking for a new place to grab a quick and healthy lunch? How about a glass of wine and some house-made hummus with a side of freshly-baked pita on your way home from work? The brothers Roth have you covered at Tazé Mediterranean Street Food. After traveling around the world for research (read: eating) the team worked hard to bring the exotic flavors of the Middle East to hungry diners in

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At the 2015 American Institute of Architects St. Louis Design Awards, SPACE scored one of only three awards given in the Interiors category for our design of Público, Mike and Liz Randolph's Latin-American restaurant. The Distinguished Award was an accomplishment not only because Público was the smallest project honored in the category by approximately ten billion dollars, but -- unlike the other award winners -- our team was responsible for every step of the project, including design,

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The kitchen is centered around the hearth at Público. Patagonian pitmaster Francis Mallmann would probably approve of Público, Mike and Liz Randolph's ode to Latin American cuisine. Instead of cooking outdoors over a blazing fire, Mike brought the smoke and heat inside. You won't find an oven, a fryolator or a even a range in the kitchen. Delectable meats and veggies are cooked over the wood-fired hearth that serves as grill, spit and smoker. As if cooking for

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Rooster South Grand, formerly the Hamiltonian Federal Savings and Loan Associationphoto by Aaron Bunse We drove by that vacant Modernist glass box on South Grand for years, hoping a brave soul would resurrect it from years of decay and dirt. Fortunately, Dave Bailey — the owner of a small empire of St. Louis' favorite dining spots, including Bailey's Chocolate Bar, Bailey's Range, Rooster, Bridge, and Small Batch — could see past the crumbling brick and nasty carpet to envision

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