Sweetie Pies St.Louis
Miss Robbie Montgomery, an ex-background singer for Ike and Tina Turner now owns the famous soul food restaurant Sweetie Pies St.Louis located at ,4270 Manchester Avenue in the Grove, which serve up fried chicken, macaroni and cheese, and pear cobbler at her family-operated restaurants for 15 years. Seven year ago, Miss Robbie opened her second Sweet Pies St.louis in the Mangrove neighborhood, which has attracted a high profile clientele that includes Earvin “Magic” Johnson, Academy Award-winning actress Mo’Nique and even President Barack Obama, is truly family affair, with Montgomery’s son, Tim Norman, serving as her business manager and right-hand man. They are ably assisted by Tim’s longtime girlfriend, Jenae, and to a lesser degree by Miss Robbie’s nephew Lil’ Charles, who “works hard at not working,” and can often be found behind the building taking a cigarette break.
Forget about “frou-frou” dishes with minuscule portions you find at swanky restaurants, Sweetie Pies St.Louis you get the real deal from perfectly flaky and moist catfish, to the fried chicken, to black-eyed peas and okra. from there meatloaf, green beans, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and, everyone’s favorite, the ever so creamy macaroni and cheese. Miss Robbie jokingly scolded people for having too many starches on my tray. Sweetie Pies St.Louis is like family. Although the Sweetie Pies St.Louis always had a steady flow of foot traffic, the presence of cameras and a film crew makes it a prime stop for tourists visiting St. Louis. “[The show] increased our business 100 fold and that was one of my reasons for doing it,” says Miss Robbie.
So If you’re looking for “no nonsense” fried chicken, you’ll want to stop by Sweetie Pies St.Louis the Mississippi-style fried chicken is incredibly well-seasoned without having that, “did they use the entire bottle of Lawry’s Seasoned Salt?” quality. This is the fried chicken of mothers and grandmothers with a simple, flour-based dredge and fryer oil that’s hot and fresh, which gives the chicken a crispy, but not crunchy coating (yes, there is a difference). This place is king when it comes to “fried doesn’t have to mean greasy.” Sweetie Pie St.Louis chooses teradactyl-sized wings for their fried chicken and gives you not one or two, but four wings per plate. Pair that with a healthy helping of their Southern sides that makes Sweetie Pies St.Louis the best soul food restaurants in St.Louis with a new Sweet Pies St.Louis is on 3643 Delmar Boulevard. Sweetie Pies St.Louis will be around for a long time.
Sweet Pies St.Louis
St. Louis, MO 63110
Sweetie Pies St.Louis