Suzanne Corbett, author of Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis, is an award-winning writer, culinary teacher and food historian whose work has appeared in local and national publications. Learn about the history of the commercial candy varieties and the local /regional confectioners who satisfied our sweet cravings from the post-Civil War era to the late 20th century in her presentation “Sweet Obsessions: Kisses to Peco Flake” at the U.S. Grant National Historic Site NPS, 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis, 63123. This event is set for Saturday, February 9 from 10 to 11 a.m. and repeated from 1 to 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public.

According to Webster’s Dictionary unique is defined as follows: something unlike anything else, rare, uncommon, unusual, exclusive or unparalleled. Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis takes a look at a broad range of classic to trendy eats and at 90 St. Louis regional restaurants, producers and products. Divided into sections like Plates with a Views, Hot Hearths and Plates, Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis looks at the story behind each specialty eat or establishment. Each good eats features a vignette covering the plates, places and people beyond the menu that make them unique. Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis is a quick reference guide for gourmets, gourmands and foodies who search for stand-out culinary experiences to savor on and off the plate.

Unique Eats and Eateries of St. Louis is available at reedypress.com and wherever books are sold. Suzanne Corbett is an award-winning writer, culinary teacher and food historian whose work has appeared in local and national publications. She is the author of The Gilded Table: Recipes and Table History from the Campbell House and Pushcarts & Stalls: The Soulard Market History Cookbook and a Telly award winner producer/writer of the documentary short Vintage Missouri: 200 Years of Missouri Wine.

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