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To be a true independent, homegrown restaurant is to be an active and open participant in the community. At the Bill Cardwell’s family of restaurants, we believe that doing what we can to “give back” is not only a responsibility we must share in, but fosters warmth, a real neighborhood sensibility that resonates throughout. Over the years, we have supported such organizations as the March of Dimes, Edgewood Children’s Center, Forest Park Forever, and Foodbank, just to name a few. We encourage friends and family of Cardwell’s to find your community calling and help us support those organizations that ultimately make our world a better, safer, more enjoyable place to live, work and play (and eat).

- Recent Publicity

Chef Bill Cardwell's Tomato Salad Featured As Part Of Feast Magazine's Dish Of The Day

BC's Kitchen Featured With Feast Magazine As Part Of The Quite The Pair Series

St. Louis Magazines 2009 Best New Restaurant

BC's Kitchen Voted 2009's Best New Restaurant....A Thank You To All Our Patrons Over This Year

BC's Kitchen Voted 2009 A-List Award Winner: Unpretentious Gourmet

BC's Kitchen Nets #9 on River Front Times Best of 2008

Bill's Burger reviewed by River Front Times Columnist Ian Froeb

River Front Times Review of BC's Kitchen

Catherine Neville, Sauce on the Street, at BC's Kitchen

St. Louis Magazine's Interview with Chef Bill Cardwell

Bill’s Best Bets to Dine like an Epicure While Out and About

  • Portland, Oregon - Higgin's, French Bistro Style Focusing On Regional & Sutainable Cuisine
  • Tucson, Arizona - Janos, Both Casual & Upscale Southwest Interpretations
  • Pawley's Island, South Carolina - Louis's At Pawley's Island, Innovative, low-country cooking
  • Washington, D.C. - Kinkead's, Finest of American seafood creations
  • Boston, Massachusetts - Sibling Rivalry, Bob & David Kinkead present two different approaches to the same ingredient
  • New York City- Babbo, Mario Batali's Flagship, One of my finest dining experiences
  • Aspen, Colorado – Matsuhisa, Epitome of modern Japanese cooking
  • Anguilla, West Indies - Blanchard's Creative Island Cuisine
  • San Francisco, California - Slanted Door, Terrific modern Asian-Vietnamese
  • Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Sanford, Sandy & Angie D'Amato do a wonderful presentation
  • Chicago, Illinois- Frontera Grill & Topolobampo, Rick Bayless's presentations of authentic Mexican cuisines most authentic
  • Petoskey, Michigan – Chandler's, Contemporay Fusion Cuisine In A Cozy 10 Table Atmosphere
  • Birmingham, Alabama - Highland's Bar & Grille, Frank Stitt's wonderful food rooted in southern tradition
  • Fort Lauderdale, Florida - 3030 Ocean "Harbor Beach Marriot", A Unique & Creative Combination Of American Seafood by Chef Dean Max