Tag Archives: Jeanette Forchet

The Lou’s Signature Bread Co.

Once, neighborhood bakeries were almost as common in The Lou as banks. Practically every ethnic group had its own – Polish, Russian, Swiss, Bohemian, Syrian and ItalianĀ  among them. There were kosher bakeries and French pastry shops; distinctive but certainly … Continue reading

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Christmas in St. Louis 1770

24 December 1770* Mon Cher Ami, My Dear Friend, The clock is chiming half past ten and I find myself with a little time to send you Christmas greetings and to wish you a joyous New Year before I dress … Continue reading

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