Welcome to our Press Room!
This is a one-stop resource for media members & curious customers to get all of the information they're seeking on Steve's Hot Dogs. We've had a wild ride - from a crowdfunded location opening to a closure, relaunch, and a $25,000 award from Discover.
Take a journey through our story with these media highlights - and don't hesitate to contact us if you have questions or would like to interview a member of our team for an upcoming story.
Major Awards/Honors Achieved
2020 Discover #EatItForward Award
"Favorite Restaurant Comeback," St. Louis Post Dispatch, 2019
"Best Hot Dog in Missouri," People Magazine, 2019
Highlighted in the book "Foods to Eat Before You Die."
Best Hot Dogs in St. Louis, Riverfront Times
"Craziest Dogs in America," Food Network
In the News
Steve's Hot Dogs and Eckert's collab for Campfire Dog
Ksdk.com October 6, 2020
Two St. Louis favorites teamed up to create a ‘Campfire Dog.’
Steve's Hot Dogs Wins $25K prize meant to boost Black-owned businesses
St. Louis Business Journal September 18, 2020
Like many restaurant owners, Steve Ewing was not sure how his business, Steve’s Hotdogs, would survive the pandemic. It was just one of the hurdles he's faced over the last couple of years.
Earlier this year, he announced he would... Read More.
Steve's Hot Dogs Wins $25,000 award from Discover
STLtoday.com September 17, 2020
Steve's Hot Dogs has won $25,000 from Discover as part of the financial-services company's Eat It Forward program to support Black-owned restaurants during the coronavirus pandemic.
Discover is awarding a total of $5 million to 200 Black-owned restaurants... Read More.
Discover awards Steve's Hot Dogs in Tower Grove East $25,000
Fox2now.com September 17, 2020
ST. LOUIS – Steve Ewing, owner of Steve’s Hot Dogs, was standing behind the register at his Tower Grove East restaurant Wednesday evening and found out he won $25,000 to help his hot dog shop... Read More.
How to take a staycation in St. Louis
St. Louis American August 25, 2020
Many of us have had to either delay or completely forgo our summer vacations. Instead of suffering from cabin fever, as St. Louisans, we are fortunate to have many things to re-explore responsibly from our restaurants to our hotels to attractions and more. I have so many favorites in St. Louis, but here’s a sample itinerary for my perfect staycation... Read More.
Midwest Black Restaurant Week: Steve's Hot Dogs
Fox2now.com July 27, 2020
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – We celebrate Midwest Black Restaurant Week with Steve’s Hot Dogs. Owner Steve Ewing just wrapped a special lunch for National Hot Dog Day. His restaurant is founded on over-the-top hot dogs at an affordable price. Ewing talked to us about being a black business owner and how Black Restaurant Week helps small black-owned businesses... Read More.
St. Louis is part of first Midwest Black Restaurant Week.
STLtoday.com July 27, 2020
This week, St. Louis will be a part of Black Restaurant Week's first regional celebration for the Midwest, which includes Minneapolis; Columbus and Dayton, Ohio; Indianapolis, Indiana; and Kansas City... Read More.
Community-centered Black Restaurant Week kicks off Midwest
St. Louis Magazine July 24, 2020
Black Restaurant Week LLC, founded in 2016, aims to highlight Black-owned catering services, food trucks, products, and restaurants nationwide through a series of events—and this year, it's coming to St. Louis for the first time... Read More.
Inaugural Midwest Black Restaurant kicks off on Friday
KMOV.com July 22, 2020
ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- At Gourmet Soul on Delmar, the coronavirus pandemic might have slowed things down, but once they reopened the customers kept coming. “We’ve been rocking and rolling,” said general manager Yomi Martin about the line of cars outside the soul food restaurant... Read More.
4 top spots for burgers in St. Louis
Hoodline June 15, 2020
The Go! List 2020: Food & Drink
STLToday.com June 12, 2020
Dogtown Pizza to collaborate With Steve's Hot Dogs and Burgers
RiverBender.com June 3, 2020
Dogtown Pizza is proud to announce a local collaboration with Steve's Hot Dogs & Burgers on a new hot dog called the Dogtown Pizza 4 Meat Dog - a smoked Nathan's dog topped with pepperoni, diced ham, bacon, pizza sauce, and pizza cheese... Read More.
Where to find the Eddie Murhpy burger menu in St. Louis
KSDK.com May 3, 2020
ST. LOUIS — You know that feeling of surprise when you see something often but somehow are able to discover something new that you didn't see before? That's what happened to me this week when we decided to give the dishwasher a break by not cooking and instead decided to support a neighborhood restaurant by doing some curbside ordering... Read More.
St. Louis restaurant gives back to community that's given so much, one hot dog at a time
KSDK.com April 15, 2020
With the help of investors, Steve’s reopened the Tower Grove storefront, just as the coronavirus was ramping up. Owner Steve Ewing said the community has gotten him through it all.
“I’m so grateful,” he said. “This neighborhood is amazing... Read More.
Steve's Hot Dogs & Burgers Offers Family Packs Chili Bowls and More To-Go
Laude News April 15, 2020
A beloved neighborhood business recently bounced back from closure with help from an angel investor and continues to serve the community during uncertain times with curbside pick-up and delivery... Read More.
Steve's Hot Dogs & Burgers Reopens in Tower Grove East
STLtoday.com February 26, 2020
Rejoice! Steve's Hot Dogs and Burgers to Reopen Next Week
Riverfront Times February 21, 2020
After less than a month, our favorite top dog is back in action. News broke today that Steve's Hot Dogs & Burgers (3457 Magnolia Avenue) is reopening its Tower Grove East location less than 30 days since... Read More.
Episode 30: Steve's Hot Dogs
KMOV.com January 2, 2020
From alternative rock to alternative toppings, Steve Ewing is always shaking things up.
Ewing is the frontman for the alt rock band The Urge and the founder of Steve’s Hot Dogs on the Hill. Whether it’s creating new toppings for his gourmet dog... Read More.
How Steve Ewing Went from Rock Music to Hot Dogs
Riverfront Times October 31, 2017
Several years ago, after playing a gig with his band the Urge, Steve Ewing was struck by what he saw as a missed opportunity — and it had nothing to do with music... Read More.