The Kirkwood Call

Where to eat during lockdown

Rice salad from Symbowl, available for delivery and pickup

Elliott Notrica, entertainment writer

May 24, 2020

The recent lockdown has been a great time to cook at home, but on days when making dinner (or lunch) feels like too much to handle, there’s plenty of local restaurants still open and ready to serve you a great meal. Establishments have switched to carry-out or pick up in compliance with stay-at-home...

Hot sauce challenge part 4

Hot sauce challenge part 4

Grace Klebe and Elliott Notrica

February 6, 2020

Watch as TKC staffers try four different hot sauces ranging from least to most spicy. ...

Classes, lunch and shooting drills: school in 2019

When she arrives at school in the morning, Elizabeth Button, junior, thinks about what her classes are for the day, who she will sit with at lunch and how to defend herself in the case of a mass shooting. 

Elliott Notrica, features writer

November 3, 2019

When she arrives at school in the morning, Elizabeth Button, junior, thinks about what her classes are for the day, who she will sit with at lunch and how to defend herself in the case of a mass shooting. 

Cucumber salmon sandwiches

Cucumber salmon sandwiches

Maddie Meyers and Elliott Notrica

October 28, 2019

If you need some new ideas for you school lunch, try these cucumber salmon sandwiches. This video will walk you through the process to make this tasty dish. Ingredients:  Quick pickled red onions:  ½  red onion, sliced 4 tablespoons salt  4 tablespoons sugar  Whole peppercorns  Bay leaf   Asse...

Bulgogi beef lettuce cups

Bulgogi beef lettuce cups

Maddie Meyers and Elliott Notrica

October 8, 2019

Do you want to switch up your normal routine of the same boring meals? Watch this video to learn how to make some Bulgogi beef lettuce cups. FOR THE BEEF 1 ½ pounds strip steak or other well-marbled steak ¼ cup soy sauce 1 ½ tablespoons brown  sugar ⅓ cup water 3-4 garlic cloves, mi...

Cooking with Elliott: pecorino and ricotta ravioli with tomatoes

Cooking with Elliott: pecorino and ricotta ravioli with tomatoes

Elliott Notrica and Lydia Cohen

February 14, 2019

While it might seem intimidating, making fresh pasta at home is easy and delicious. Start by making a simple egg-based pasta dough which uses all purpose flour, eggs, olive oil and a little bit of milk. Make a well of flour in a bowl or on the counter, and crack the eggs into the middle. Break up th...

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Elliott Notrica and Lydia Cohen

February 13, 2019

Ricotta pancakes are a delicious and easy breakfast. The addition of blueberries and Meyer lemon make for a fantastic, simple and healthy meal. First, take the dry ingredients and mix them together until combined. Next, mix the egg yolks, milk, ricotta, sugar, and vanilla together and combine thos...

Underrated STL restaurants: part two

Olympia Kebob House and Taverna

Grace Fearheiley, Maddie Meyers, and Elliott Notrica

December 17, 2018

TKC traveled around St. Louis and discovered a variety of food from Hong Kong to Mexico, including gyros and liquid nitrogen ice cream.                     Ices Plain and Fancy: 2256 S 39th St, St. Louis, MO 63110 With it...

Five underrated STL restaurants

Art by Thora Pearson

Grace Fearheiley, Maddie Meyers, and Elliott Notrica

December 3, 2018

TKC traveled around St. Louis and discovered a variety of food from New Jersey to the Philippines, including Play-Doh ice cream and Tea Eggs.                       The Clover and The Bee: 100 W Lockwood Ave, Webster Groves, Missouri   ...

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Elliott Notrica