The best desserts in St. Louis

Any time a customer orders three or four desserts at a restaurant—and nothing else—it pushes a server’s “Whazzup?” button. Such a situation almost never occurs, except in extreme cases of the munchies…or when SLM is researching its “Best Desserts” features, as was recently the case. One night, we had some fun with it. Midway into our bounty of sweets, we grinned shamelessly, gazed into nowhere, and muttered through a mouthful of sugar, “Wow, this is really good.” After perusing the feature, we hope your reaction will be the same.


Pastaria: Birthday Cake

The chewy collar of your pizza has been

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Pizzeria Da Gloria Is Serving St. Louis’ Best Neapolitan Pizzas | Cafe | St. Louis | St. Louis News and Events

Of the many vibrant characters along Joe Kurowski’s pizza-making journey, none are as vivid as Baffo. A 50-year-old Neapolitan pizzaiolo nicknamed for his prominent mustache, Baffo made dough every morning at Italy’s famed Pizzeria Dal Presidente, refusing to measure anything and calculating the mixing time by his cigarette breaks. He was an absolute genius.

Kurowski found himself working alongside this mustachioed gent after landing in Naples for a friend’s wedding. Having left the practice of law a short time prior, Kurowski was sure that he wanted to become a professional pizzaiolo, so he set out to Brooklyn and the famed

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