Restaurant Impossible; Soul Food Junkies

The Food Network’s Restaurant Impossible visited Meglio’s restaurant in Bridgeton for a segment that originally ran in February, 2011. Here is the entire show:

On Saturday, we’ll talk to owner John Meglio about the impact the show has had on his restaurant. We’ll also talk about his original Luigi’s pizza which lives on at Meglio’s.


Also Saturday, we’ll talk to Byron Hurt about his new film Soul Food Junkies, which will be screened on Wednesday, January 16, 7:00 p.m. at Missouri History Museum in Lee Auditorium. There is no charge to attend. Soul Food Junkies is scheduled to air on KETC Nine Network’s Nine World channel (channel 84 on Charter for most of metro STL) on Wednesday, January 16 at 8:00 a.m., 2:00 p.m., 7:00 p.m. and midnight.


The film is targeted to African-American audiences, but has a message for anybody who eats soul food, no matter your race. Below is a clip from the show:

Join us for Food Talk STL Saturday, 11:00 a.m. to noon, on 590-AM, KFNS and online at


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