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Should Sweetie Pie's Open In Houston Or LA?

OWN | Posted 03.14.2014 | OWN

Serving up made-from-scratch soul food, Sweetie Pie's has become a wildly popular landmark in St. Louis for classic comfort food. The restaurant's own...

The Special Friend Who Helped Tina Turner Through Dark Days

OWN | Posted 10.23.2013 | OWN

Before Miss Robbie Montgomery opened her iconic St. Louis soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's, she was one of the famous Ikettes -- the backup singers...

WATCH: Miss Robbie Busts A Move In 'Do The Sweetie Pie' Music Video

OWN | Posted 10.03.2013 | OWN

Miss Robbie Montgomery may be known for her iconic St. Louis soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's, but before this soul sister had soul food, she was a ...

Miss Robbie Finds Surprise In Her Vacant Townhouse

OWN | Posted 09.26.2013 | OWN

Miss Robbie Montgomery may be the head of soul-food restaurant empire Sweetie Pie’s, but her business savvy couldn't prepare her for what she found ...

When Puppies Aren't Such A Pleasant Surprise...

OWN | Posted 09.19.2013 | OWN

Charles Crenchaw, known to "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" viewers as Lil' Charles, gets a double shock this week when he learns his dog is not only pregn...

WATCH: Lil' Charles Tries For A Promotion At Sweetie Pie's

OWN | Posted 09.12.2013 | OWN

Charles Crenchaw, better known on "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" as Lil' Charles, has a reputation for stirring up trouble. From attempting to rig a popul...

WATCH: Major Drama On 'Welcome To Sweetie Pie's'

OWN | Posted 09.06.2013 | OWN

It's no secret that the strained, on-again, off-again relationship between Jenae Wallick and Tim Norman has been a central point of the drama in the c...

WATCH: A Sexy New Look For Miss Robbie On 'Sweetie Pie's'

OWN | Posted 08.23.2013 | OWN

Viewers are used to seeing Miss Robbie Montgomery, the matriarch of the family-run St. Louis eatery Sweetie Pie's, as a strong, independent business w...

WATCH: Sweetie Pie's Restaurant Staffer Makes Big Mistake

OWN | Posted 08.15.2013 | OWN

Fans of the OWN show "Welcome to Sweetie Pie's" have quickly found entertainment in Sweetie Pie's restaurant employee Charles Crenchaw, a.k.a. Lil' Ch...

WATCH: Sweetie Pie's Family Members Busted In Cheating 'Scandal'

OWN | Posted 08.09.2013 | OWN

As the head of soul food restaurant Sweetie Pie's in St. Louis, Miss Robbie is used to running her own show. The backup-singer-turned-restaurant-owner...

WATCH: Family Faces Big Dilemma On New Season Of 'Sweetie Pie's'

OWN | Posted 07.26.2013 | OWN

In the beginning, it was her singing that had soul. Before she became a restaurant owner, Miss Robbie Montgomery was an "Ikette" on tour with the Ike ...

Small Business And Reality TV: A Match Made In Heaven?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 07.08.2013 | TV

Small businesses are getting a lot of the reality TV spotlight – for good reason: A starring role on a reality TV show can dramatically boost a ...

Changing The Face Of Reality TV

AP | JOSEPH PISANI | Posted 07.08.2013 | TV

NEW YORK — There's no business like small business. Mix the high stakes of running a small business with a dash of family drama and throw in a ...

Classic Vs. Creative: Fried Chicken (RECIPES)

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 04.01.2012 | Black Voices

Barbecued, baked or buffalo-style, chicken is one versatile piece of meat. But there's nothing quite as classic (albeit controversial) as poultry that...