Next Up: Galliano in Southern Living

josh_southernlivingThe accolades keep coming for St. Louis’s favorite chefs, and this time they’re for Monarch executive chef, Josh Galliano, who appears on page 28 of the September issue of Southern Living magazine.  Not yet in stores or online, writer Corlanne Griffith Roberts gushes over Galliano’s dishes even if she is an Alabama fan (Galliano graduated from LSU).

Check it out on newsstands in the coming weeks, and join me in congratulating Galliano for joining the growing list of chefs bringing national attention to the St. Louis dining scene.

Remember also, you can check out Galliano’s cooking for yourself at Monarch’s Australian Wine Dinner on August 25. (menu)

Event: Farmers’ Dinner at Atlas, August 31

Atlas RestaurantIf you’re not already signed up for the August 31 Iron Chef Battle Royale at Kitchen Conservatory where my friend (or is that soon to be former friend?) Chuck Friedhoff and I pit ourselves against the ass-trouncing duo of Monarch’s Josh Galliano and Sidney Street Cafe‘s Kevin Nashan, you should consider heading on over to Atlas where owners Michael Roberts and Jean Donnelly will once again host their annual Farmers’ Dinner (which I sadly keep missing every year).

Though it is subject to change, the menu is after the jump.

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(A Wise) Joel Salatin on Government

Why in the world would people who spent a lifetime castigating the USDA for its unabashed promotion of industrial food give it the authority to regulate honest food? This is called intellectual schizophrenia.

via Joel Salatin @ treehugger.com