Joe Pollack - 2008
Pollack was a professional writer for more than 60 years. Being a newspaperman was a major part of a career that included 23 years as theater, film and restaurant critic for the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, seven years as a sports writer for the St. Louis Globe Democrat, and 10 years as public relations director for the St. Louis Football Cardinals. Pollack also served as theater and film critic for KWMU (90.7 FM) and was a freelance writer and blogger, writing book reviews and articles about food, wine, travel and cultural topics for a variety of publications. He authored numerous books on St. Louis restaurants.