Over the past month, a diverse group of restaurants opened their doors in St. Louis, running the gamut from a bakery specializing in Turkish and Iraqi pastries to a restaurant serving over a century's worth of family recipes from Mexico City. There's also a new concept from the team behind one of the city's hottest spots, a restaurant mashing up barbecue and seafood and a sleek spot serving creative small plates just a stone's throw from the theater district.

Heather Riske is the digital director at Feast.