IN THE PRESS
"Sauce restaurant critic Michael Renner has tasted his fair share of St. Louis cuisine. All year, he shared his thoughts on New and Notable restaurants...
Catfish Po’ Boy Steamed Bun at Kounter Kulture
A dark-hued, crackling fried coating framed the natural succulence and fresh taste of catfish, all topped with an unforgettable sprinkle of spicy togarashi and douse of creamy shishito pepper-cherry tomato remoulade. "
Read the top 5 dishes that made the list here.
Kounter Kulture named among Sauce Magazine's Top Restaurants of 2016. Read the full article. (page 32-35).
"A carryout-only restaurant this high on our list will only surprise those unfamiliar with Kitchen Kulture from co-owners Christine Meyer and chef Michael Miller. The fine dining veterans make the foreign local and the local foreign at their first brick-and-mortar with a tight, rotating menu of Asian-inspired dishes."
Kounter Kulture named "New and Notable" by Sauce Magazine. Read the full article.
"You usually don't hear calls of "Yes, chef" or "Coming up, chef" when waiting for dinner to-go, but inside Kounter Kulture, the new carryout eatery in South City's Lindenwood Park neighborhood, it sounds like you've stepped into a fine-dining kitchen."
The St. Louis Post Dispatch writes the "tiny, carryout-only Kounter Kulture punches well above its weight." Read the full review.
"In 2015 and again this year, I included Kitchen Kulture on my list of St. Louis’ 100 essential restaurants even though it lacks such amenities as its own building or even a sleekly branded food truck from which to serve its food. The dishes that restaurant-industry veterans Christine Meyer and Mike Miller served from a stall at the Tower Grove Farmers Market and at pop-up events were so delicious and creative that Kitchen Kulture muscled past any objections to its transient nature."
Kounter Kulture featured in Whiskey and Soba.
"I can’t recall if it was last winter or the winter before it when I first encountered Kitchen Kulture, but I remember it like it was yesterday: I was at the Tower Grove Winter Farmers Market, contemplating if I should attempt to eat the Rebel Roots caramel apples I had just purchased on my drive home, when I turned and saw their booth. I’d followed them on social media and seen their Sump lunch menus, but I’d never managed to actually eat their food."
"Many takeout-only restaurants suffer from the problem of what to do with guests while they wait for their food to be cooked. ButMany takeout-only restaurants suffer from the problem of what to do with guests while they wait for their food to be cooked. But Kounter Kulture, the delightful new counter spot from the Kitchen Kulture duo of Christine Meyer and Michael Miller, has solved that problem with rare aplomb: They're offering complimentary beer, wine and a signature cocktail, with a friendly bartender serving them up just outside the front door..."
Saint Louis Magazine dining editor George Mahe and contributing writer Pat Eby pay a visit to the pint-size restaurant in Lindenwood Park.
"Don’t worry about taking a wrong turn when choosing which dishes to take home from Kounter Kulture. The newest adventure for food pros Chris Meyer and Mike Miller opens July 5 at the bright-green building at 3825 Watson Road. The duo characterizes their cuisine as "Asian-inspired" and, indeed, the description is apt..."
Sauce Magazine gives an inside sneak-peek of Kounter Kulture, KK's newest brick-and-mortar location in Lindenwood Park.
Our upcoming brick-and-mortar location, Kounter Kulture, has been featured in FEAST magazine.
"Kitchen Kulture is bringing its locally sourced, made-from-scratch fare to Lindenwood Park. Co-owners Christine Meyer and Michael Miller are gearing up to open Kounter Kulture, their first brick-and-mortar location, by the end of the month..."