A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

Remembering when and where you could buy brains for 25¢

Remembering when and where you could buy brains for 25¢

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish Light March 27, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Paying tribute to Al Baker, whose namesake restaurant was a St. Louis institution

Paying tribute to Al Baker, whose namesake restaurant was a St. Louis institution

March 16, 2022

Some sad news to tell you about. Renowned St. Louis restauranteur Al Baker has passed away. His family posted the following in Jewish Light yesterday. Al Baker, March 15, 2022 Beloved husband of the late Mary Baker; dear father and father-in-law...

Lost Tables: Remembering one of Claytons best, Remys

Lost Tables: Remembering one of Clayton’s best, Remy’s

HARLEY HAMMERMAN, Special For The Jewish Light March 6, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Why Dr. Harley Hammerman is keeping St. Louis restaurant history alive

Why Dr. Harley Hammerman is keeping St. Louis’ restaurant history alive

Jordan Palmer, Chief Digital Content Officer February 1, 2022

St. Louis is a town of passions. Sports, the arts, culture, beer, our history, and of course, our restaurants. For a city our size, to have as many media entities covering the food scene as we have shows how interconnected we are when it comes to where...

Restaurateur Aaron Teitelbaum decided to close his three restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic.

Remember Monarch? Here’s the story of it and its Jewish co-owner

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish Light January 30, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of...

Remembering one The Loops best: Riddles Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar

Remembering one “The Loop’s” best: “Riddles Penultimate Cafe & Wine Bar”

Harley Hammerman, Special For the St. Louis Jewish Light January 2, 2022

There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering with the site’s creator Harley Hammerman and celebrating these wonderful stories. Hammerman and his wife Marlene are members of Shaare...

The remarkable story of the Jewish woman behind Golden Fried Chicken Loaf

The remarkable story of the Jewish woman behind Golden Fried Chicken Loaf

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish Light December 19, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

Morris Glaser (right) at Glaser Drugstore, Clayton & Big Bend, 1935

The remarkable story of “Glaser Drug” in St. Louis

HARLEY HAMMERMAN , SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT December 6, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

The incredible story of Carls 2¢ Plain

The incredible story of “Carl’s 2¢ Plain”

HARLEY HAMMERMAN, SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT November 21, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

Lost Tables | Remembering Crazy Fish

Lost Tables | Remembering Crazy Fish

Harley Hammerman, Special For The Jewish Light October 31, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

Lost Tables | Remembering lunch at Famous Barr

Lost Tables | Remembering lunch at Famous Barr

October 3, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

Lost Tables: Remembering Balabans

Lost Tables: Remembering Balaban’s

HARLEY HAMMERMAN, SPECIAL FOR THE JEWISH LIGHT September 26, 2021

Have you ever wondered what happened to that restaurant you once loved and have memories of dining at with your family and friends? We did! There is an amazing website called Lost Tables, dedicated to celebrating the restaurants of our past. We are partnering...

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