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New Upscale Restaurant Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina Galleria Mall St. Louis

If you're looking for a great upscale Mexican restaurant and bar (one that actually won't hurt your wallet very much),  and foods made from scratch with fresh quality ingredients, St. Louis' new Vida Mexican Kitchen y Cantina is here.  Two words: totally impressed.  And I do mean totally.  From the finest made to order tequila drinks to street tacos that are to die for.

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Happy Hour and Drinks at Vida's Mexican Cantina

Okay, there are drinks, and then there are drinks.  Whatever your heart desires in the world of tequila drinks, know that the Vida Cantina can accommodate you.  Here's the scoop on Vida's tequila specialty drinks and my recommended favorites complete with photos, and links to other favorites like Vida's starters, entrees, sides, and desserts.

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Appetizers from Vida's Mexican Kitchen St. Louis

Vida knows how to do Mexican.  From traditional to contemporary, you know what you get is always from fresh, quality ingredients, always from scratch, and always perfect.  Here's the scoop on some of my recommended favorite starters and appetizers at Vida St. Louis, complete with photos, and links to other favorites like Vida's mixed drinks, entrees, sides, and desserts.

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Favorite Entrees and Sides from Vida St. Louis

Vida's main dishes and sides live up to their promise of house made freshness, flavor, and variety.  Their from the simple to the sublime, whether you're a lover of Mexican or not, Vida's got the dish for you.  Here's the dish on some my recommended favorite entrees and sides, complete with photos.

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Julia's Rustic Cinnamon Apple Pie Recipe

Around this time of year my mom used to love making apple pies, and that is one tradition I have continued as an adult.  There is just something very homey about the smell of a cinnamon-infused apple pie baking on a crisp autumn day, which conjures up memories of the mountains and the leaves changing colors. Read More

Perfect for Fall Broiled Organic Grass Fed Beef Burgers

Once the weather turns, and the evenings begin to turn crisp, our bodies tend to crave and need just a bit more in the way of heartiness than a regular burger and fries can offer us.​  Organic grass fed beef burgers is the best way to go during the colder seasons for its hearty density, the fact that it is much more filling, and because its fat is of healthier quality (especially when rack broiled).

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