From fluffy bao buns to rustic Italian fare to perfectly crafted nigiri, these are the can’t-miss spots that have opened in St. Louis from December 2017 to October 2018.

Editor's Note: Our best new restaurants are listed in alphabetical order.

Liz Miller is editor in chief of Feast Magazine.


Catherine Neville is the publisher of Feast Magazine and producer of Emmy-winning Feast TV.

Heather Riske is the digital director at Feast.

Nancy Stiles is a freelance writer based in St. Louis.