Awards and News
The Blue Owl Restaurant and Bakery continues to be recognized as outstanding. Have a look at some of the awards we have garnered.
Looking for the perfect present? See our annual favorite things from Oprah...If you happen to be in Kimmswick, Missouri, stop by the Blue Owl for their famous nine-inch-high caramel apple pecan pie. If not, have one sent to your doorstep. read more
Mail order food gifts for the holidays. From fancy foods to decadent desserts, if you're looking for an edible treat for your loved ones, then we have the answer. We've scoured the country for the tastiest items around. The Levee High caramel apple pecan will add a "WOW" factor to your dessert buffet. watch clip
The Travel Channel
From a foot-high apple pie in small town Missouri, to sweet potato pie in New Orleans, and even an Aussie meat pie in New York, Pie Paradise scours the country one forkful at a time for some of the most mouth-watering pies around.
Jamie and Bobby Deen head off to the Gateway to the West, tackling middle America and all it has to offer...we go to the Blue Owl, where Mary Hostetter has created the Great Levee High Apple Pie, named for the devastating flood that ravaged the Midwest in 1993. Made with 18 apples and weighing 16 pounds, this pie honors the levee that held back a catastrophic flood by 0.1 inches! read more
Blue Owl's Levee High Caramel Apple Pecan Pie is as much an architectural feat as it is a great dessert. A tribute to the levees that protected the town of Kimmswick against a rising river in 1993, this 18-apple pie is no mere trifle. With layer after layer of thinly sliced tart and sweet apples buttressed between crispy crusts, the jaw-dropping effect of this pie perfectly readies you for that first bite. read more
Midwest Living Magazine
"Restaurants worth the trip"
Cityguide - City's Best
We've done it again! The Blue Owl was voted "Best Desserts in St. Louis" for 2011 by AOL City Guide. The Blue Owl has previously won this award for four years in a row.
Reader's Choice Awards 2004-2009. The Blue Owl was acknowledged in the following categories: Favorite Comfort Food, Favorite Dessert Menu, Favorite Desserts, Favorite American, Home-Style Comfort Food, & Best Desserts. read more
Our thanks to Tim Ezell and FOX 2 for being here live, and helping our bakers prepare for the 2008 Strawberry Festival. We couldn't have done it with out you Tim! Well maybe we could have, but it wouldn't have been near as much fun.
Watch the video clip of the event on Fox 2's website