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“What did I enjoy as a kid? What makes me happy now?” Kevin Nashan, chef-owner of Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. asked himself …
It’s no small trick bringing the coasts to the heartland, but chef-owner Kevin Nashan does it with aplomb on a daily basis.
The looks say it all as dishes arrive at tables: “What have I gotten myself into?” Baskets overflow with plump shrimp, lobster, or blue crabs crusted in Old Bay seasoning…
When Kevin Nashan, the chef-owner behind St. Louis’ celebrated Sidney Street Cafe, opened his second restaurant, Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. (The name refers to the original po’boy moniker), it was this rich connection he wanted to celebrate.
“Growing up,” says chef Kevin Nashan, “all the kids would ride our BMX bikes to the plaza in downtown Santa Fe to either get a candy and a coke from Gormelly’s or a frito pie from Woolworth’s.”
“The mid-August opening of The Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. lived up to its name. Seafood lovers in landlocked St. Louis were clamoring for the place to open, as were legions of devotees of chef Kevin Nashan’s flagship, Sidney Street Cafe.”
“Before it burst on the scene in August as one of the year’s hottest restaurants, The Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. was Kevin Nashan’s vision of “a place where I want to eat every single day.”