Parm Pasta & Sandwich Co.

(2619 Cherokee St., 314-833-3034)

At Parm, they are more concerned with how much Provel they can cram onto their house salad than whether their food qualifies as “authentic” — unless your definition of authentic is what Nonna cooked at her home kitchen on the Hill. Nothing wrong with that. – Cheryl Baehr

Photo by Mabel Suen