Wednesday, March 7, 2012
National School Breakfast Week raises awareness that eating a healthy, balanced breakfast has serious benefits.
Breakfast has always been called “the most important meal of the day.” And now studies have shown that indeed it is. March 5-9, the National School Nutrition Association is recognizing National School Breakfast Week, stressing how eating a healthy, balanced breakfast helps students with learning and cognitive skills throughout the day. According to Esse Health in Crestwood, it has been proven that children who eat a balanced breakfast have boosted test scores, improved classroom behavior, reduced tardiness and trips to the nurse’s office. Dr. Kristen Terrill, M.D., a pediatrician with Esse Health, recently began an initiative focused on informing parents and children on healthier eating and daily exercise. “For the past 60 years we have …
Saturday, February 18, 2012
The south county bar and grill took honors in this week's friendly food competition, asking Patch readers for their favorite breakfast nooks.
Some Other Place Bar & Grill in South County was this week's winner of the South County/Arnold Food Fight, in which we asked Patch users for their favorite breakfast restaurant. It won with 37 percent of the votes cast in our weekly Food Fight poll. Coming in second? Cracker Barrel—with multiple locations, including Mehlville and Fenton—took second place with 20 percent of the vote. The other sizable vote-getters were Gingham's in Mehlville and First Watch in Oakville with 11 and 9 percent of the votes, respectively. All the other finalists got fewer than 6 percent of the votes. They included: Bob Evans in Affton; Blue Owl in Kimmswick; Denny's in Arnold; T.J.'s Diner in Affton; and Waffle House with multiple locations in South County. …
Thursday, February 16, 2012
We got a number of nominations this week for your favorite places to find waffles, eggs, biscuits and gravy and a steaming mug of coffee. Now vote for the top breakfast spot.
It's time to vote now in the second phase of this week's South County/Arnold Food Fight. You've given us your nominations. Now, it's time to vote from among the finalists. Where do you think is the best place to get breakfast in South County or Arnold? Here are the places you nominated as our finalists in this week's Food Fight. So the rest is in your hands now. You'll have till 5 p.m. Friday to vote for your favorite breakfast spot. We'll announce the winner on Saturday morning. Thanks, and as always, happy eating and drinking!
Monday, February 13, 2012
When you're in the mood for good, hot plate of breakfast, where do you turn? We're hoping you can point us to some choice breakfast spots in South County or Arnold.
What's your breakfast type? Are you a scrapple and scrambled eggs person? Does your sweet tooth affect the most important meal of the day with waffles, strawberries and powdered sugar? Are you "sausage and gravy" or "eggs benedict?" Well, this week, we're interested in your favorite South County or Arnold spots for breakfast. Every week on the South County Food Fight, we're looking the best places to dine and drink. This week, we want your top nominations for the morning meal. Here's how the Food Fight works: Then: So where do you get your favorite eggs, bacon, sausage, hotcakes or oatmeal? Where's your favorite spot for breakfast in South County or Arnold? So show your hometown pride and pick a place near you. Boast about that small …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Filing for new elected positions in many parts of Crestwood, Sunset Hills opens today.
Eighteen local and state political figures met with members of the Lindbergh School District last week to discuss educational issues affecting the district. Today marks the beginning of election season for many elected position, as hopeful candidates are now able to file in Crestwood and Sunset Hills. At last week's breakfast, Lindbergh School District Superintendent Dr. Jim Simpson shared Lindbergh's growth, technology initiatives and academic achievements with officials from the state.