http://casadonalfonsostlouis.com When I want to feel getting a taste of Italy, I take myself to Casa Don Alfonso at the Ritz Carlton, in Clayton, Missouri. You get that European feeling with the cascading wisteria chandelier sculptures, hand-painted tile in the open kitchen, and lavender accents. The food is inspired by Mario Iaccarino's childhood in Southern Italy. The service is superb.
http://peppesapt2.com Chef Peppe Profeta has been cooking since the age of 10. His restaurant housed inside a historic residence in Kirkwood called Peppe's Apt. 2 is all that and more. The quaint two-story corner restaurant offers a blend of classic Italian and Mediterranean dishes including lamb, pastas, seafood and desserts. It is all served on white tablecloths. Fresh flowers adorn