Thursday, January 26, 2012
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Long after Provisions Market closed up shop on Olive Boulevard and relocated to a new storefront on New Ballas Road under the Wine and Cheese Place banner, readers have been checking in with Patch to find out what will happen to the CityPlace property. Now we have a better idea. Mike Walters, the Franchise Zone manager for Potbelly Sandwich Works, a chain of more than 200 restaurants in 14 states and the District of Columbia, said the firm is close to signing a deal with a franchise owner to launch the first Missouri location at 11615 Olive Boulevard. The franchise owner would be Fenton-based Todd Stimson, President of Capital Solutions Management Inc. Stimson Tuesday filed paperwork with the city of Creve Coeur for a 2400 square foot …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
The specialty store is run by the owners of Provisions.
After the closure of Provisions Gourmet Market in mid-May, many Creve Coeur residents have wondered where the market went and where they might turn to find gourmet foods in the area. The owners of Provisions have returned to Creve Coeur with The Wine and Cheese Place, a specialty store that will in many ways echo the former institution. The doors of the new location, at 457 North New Ballas Road, opened June 1. Shelves were still being stocked, and the storefront is waiting on a sign; but the long racks of wine and spirits, well-stocked cheese refrigerator, and selection of gourmet condiments are all in place. For those who will miss Provisions, the spirits selection, grocery items, roasted nuts, and dried fruits sold at the new store will…
Friday, February 4, 2011
The chefs at Provisions offer suggestions.
The latest bout of winter weather is over. The grocery stores are back open and restocked, and there's still time to plan your Sunday Super Bowl feast. Whether you are rooting for the Steelers or the Packers, watching this game would not be complete without friends and food. Planning a Super Bowl party does not need to be difficult. Provisions head chef Scott Phillips and sous chef Jennifer Tucker offered their suggestions for an easy, delicious spread. Above all, they said, the food should be simple. “Don’t overdo it,” Phillips said. “You want people to enjoy the game.” With that in mind, the chefs recommend preparing finger foods or making the event a potluck. Here are their five Super Bowl snack ideas: