Heather Riske


Heather Riske is a St. Louis-based writer and editor with over a decade of experience in food and lifestyle content. She previously worked as editor-in-chief of Feast Magazine, where she was honored with a “Top Women in Media” award by Folio, a national leader in the magazine publishing industry. Her work has also been published in Men’s HealthSt. Louis MagazineSt. Louis Homes & Lifestyles, TNT Magazine, Columbia MissourianVox Magazine and more. She lives in South St. Louis with her dog, Arthur.


A Different Ball Game

At True Success Basketball & Fitness Academy in St. Charles, Thurlester Robinson, Jr. uses basketball as a vehicle to teach…

Feeding the Need

The Little Angels Foundation serves hot, home-cooked meals to refugees, immigrants, and the unhoused community in St. Louis.

A World of Possibilities

Founded at Vashon High School, Show Me the World Project provides transformative education in entrepreneurship, leadership, and STEM to students…

Edible Education

Serving seasonal eats, Fresh Gatherings Cafe + Farm is a unique culinary teaching lab on the Saint Louis University campus…

Highly Rated

With Rated Test Kitchen, chef Juwan Rice is bringing a new kind of fine-dining restaurant to Downtown St. Louis.

Singing Her Own Tune

Girl Conductor founder Maria A. Ellis uses a unique blend of gospel, R&B, and hip-hop to make music education more…

Shining Bright

Sisters Amanda Helman and Susan Logsdon founded Golden Gems to uplift, inspire and help people feel seen. Their products are…

Free Spirits

St. Louis’ Switchgrass Spirits is carving its own path with its grain-to-glass whiskey and brandy.

Just Dance

Jenny Hill’s Yes Honey Studio uses the art of dance to help people celebrate moving their bodies.

Sustaining Style

With May’s Place, Katie May highlights the merits of shopping vintage – both for you and for the planet.

Up, Up and Away

The Great Forest Park Balloon Race, one of the country’s longest-running balloon races, celebrates 50 years of making St. Louisans…