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Derek Gamlin

Restaurant Owner

Derek Gamlin established himself in St. Louis’ bar and restaurant scene more than a decade ago, when he opened Sub Zero Vodka Bar, the city’s first and only dedicated vodka bar. He convinced his younger brother Lucas to join him in St. Louis. Since then, the Gamlins have opened Gamlin Whiskey House, which has gained national recognition for its extensive collection of whiskeys from across the US and around the world, despite only being open since October 2013.

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Christine Sarmiento

Food Stylist and Photographer

Chris has been a stylist in the St. Louis area for over 17 years. Before starting to freelance in 2005, she worked as a full time staff photo, fashion and food stylist.

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Dacy

Personal Stylist

Dacy Gillespie is a St. Louis-based personal stylist, helping clients let go of parts of clothes that are no longer working, find the perfect pieces to fill the holes, and put it all together in a wardrobe of great outfits. Her philosophy is that less is more, quality beats quantity, and that knowing your personal style will save time in the short run and money in the long run. She also runs the mindful closet blog which shares styling and wardrobe tips.

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Sara McKinlay

Chef

HI I’m Sara. I’m a personal chef*, living in St. Louis. I attended the Natural Gourmet Institute in New York City, the nations premiere health-supportive culinary school. I work with a diverse group of clients throughout the St. Louis area. I love studying the connection between food and wellness.

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Joy Jones

Personal Trainer & Bootcamp Instructor

My name is Joy Jones and I am a Health Coach and a Personal Trainer/Group Exercise Instructor​.

​I believe we all have a purpose in this life and mine is helping people create health in their lives. We are all at different points in that journey, and I want to meet you where you are.

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Huckleberry Finn

Youth Hostel

Owners Thomas & Sheela Cochran started The Huckleberry Finn Youth Hostel in 1975 to support travel and tourism in Saint Louis, Missouri and points West.

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St. Louis with Gamlin Whiskey House

Drinks in St. Louis with Gamlin Whiskey House

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Derek Gamlin

Restaurant Owner

A sophisticated night out in St. Louis. Enjoy a sophisticated night out in St. Louis, Missouri. Derek Gamlin — local restaurateur and St. Louis native — offers up some of his favorite spots in this guide to this Midwestern city.

  1. Gamlin Whiskey House +Add

    Gamlin Whiskey House

    “One of St. Louis’ premiere spirits bars, featuring more than 250 ...
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  2. Missouri Whiskey Society +Add

    Missouri Whiskey Society

    “With nearly 200 members, the Missouri Whiskey Society offers St. ...
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  3. vodka +Add

    Sub Zero Vodka Bar

    “If whiskey’s not your thing — or if you just like to mix it up ...
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  4. Edward Jones Dome +Add

    Edward Jones Dome

    “St. Louis is an awesome sports town. We love to head down to cheer ...
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  5. Springtime in St. Louis +Add

    Central West End

    “We’re lucky to be located in such a fun, happening neighborhood. ...
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  6. Satan in the house +Add

    Soulard Mardi Gras

    “St. Louis knows how to throw a party. Mardi Gras in Soulard is ...
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  7. Fair St. Louis Grand Finale +Add

    Fair St. Louis

    “If you're in St. Louis for Independence Day, this is the place to ...
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Derek Gamlin

Restaurant Owner. Derek Gamlin established himself in St. Louis’ bar and restaurant scene more than a decade ago, when he opened Sub Zero Vodka Bar, the city’s first and only dedicated vodka bar. He convinced his younger brother Lucas to join him in St. Louis. Since then, the Gamlins have opened Gamlin Whiskey House, which has gained national recognition for its extensive collection of whiskeys from across the US and around the world, despite only being open since October 2013.