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Awards

  • 2011 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published November 11, 2010

    "Near Beer"

  • 2011 - Association of Food Journalists Awards, published November 4, 2010

    "Jeffrey Plaza Jewel"

2007 Stories by Ian Froeb

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  • Updated: Copia Urban Winery Heavily Damaged by Fire

    published Dec 29, 2007

    A fire at Copia Urban Winery (1122 Washington Avenue) seriously damaged the restaurant and forced the evacuation of nearby loft apartments, reports KMOX. More details as I learn them. UPDATE: Invest... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue

    published Dec 26, 2007

    We interrupt Gut Check's holiday hiatus -- as well as a wicked hangover -- to inform you that this week's issue is now available online. In lieu of an actual review, I'm counting down my ten favorite... More >>

  • Dinner Is Served

    published December 26, 2007

    In the past twelve months, I've reviewed 62 restaurants (and one minor-league baseball stadium). I've traveled to Columbia and the Metro East.... More >>

  • Happy Holidays from Gut Check

    published Dec 21, 2007

    www.sopwithproductions.com I hope you enjoyed the first annual Gut Check Year-End Bonanza! This year -- both reviewing restaurants for the paper and producing the blog -- has been a blast. I don't ... More >>

  • The 2007 Gut Check Thing of the Year Is...

    published Dec 21, 2007

    E. coli www.wikimedia.org I know, I know. Why would I choose a potentially deadly bacterium as the Thing of the Year? First of all, it's not a slight against the other nominees. (Especially you,... More >>

  • The Top Ten Dishes of 2007: #1

    published Dec 21, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #1. Sweetbreads at Franco I loved the sautéed sweetbreads I had on my first visit to Fr... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbit: Racanelli's and the Market in the Loop

    published Dec 21, 2007

    Yet more news from the Delmar Loop -- though not because it's where my office is and I'm lazy. (Though my office is here, and I am lazy.) The Market in the Loop (6655 Delmar Boulevard) -- former hom... More >>

  • Gut Check Thing of the Year Nominees

    published Dec 21, 2007

    A quick review of the five nominees for the inaugural Gut Check Thing of the Year award. Land Crabs Aaron Proctor Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt E. coli Charlie the Pie... More >>

  • The Worst Dish of 2007

    published Dec 21, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. "Baseball's Best Slider" at GCS Stadium Baseball's Best Slider is the sort of thing you ... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbit: Mirasol

    published Dec 21, 2007

    I'd heard rumors about this, but Sauce has the confirmation: Mirasol (6144 Delmar Boulevard) is closing. Word on the street is that a "San Francisco-style" pizza parlor is taking over the space. I'l... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 12/21

    published Dec 21, 2007

    www.wikimedia.org One more China story to round out the year? Why not? Chinese government officials urge consumers to use common sense when shopping for food. Like, don't buy the expired o... More >>

  • Breaking: Not Only Is Bud Dry Still Being Brewed, It's on Sale!

    published Dec 20, 2007

    A four-pack of 16-oz. cans is just $2.99 at the Schnucks on the Hill! More to come... [UPDATE: No wonder they don't advertise this stuff. Why ask why, indeed. -- Friday, 4:50 p.m.] -Ian Froeb... More >>

  • Gut Check Thing of the Year Nominee: Charlie, the Pie-Eating Bichon Frese

    published Dec 20, 2007

    As part of our year-end celebration, Gut Check is highlighting the people, places and things that have made the blog's first year (well, seven months, actually, but who's counting?) so much fun. Th... More >>

  • Yet Another Reason to Love Nachomama's

    published Dec 20, 2007

    www.teamlorenz.com There are many reasons to love Nachomama's, the Mexican restaurant in Rock Hill (9643 Manchester Road) that's sort of a cross between a taqueria and an American fast-food... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbit: More Lumiere Place

    published Dec 20, 2007

    I neglected to mention in yesterday's casino-themed post that Asia, serving pan-Asian dishes (duh), is now open at Lumiere Place. Hours are from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Fri.-Sat. an... More >>

  • The Top Ten Dishes of 2007: #2

    published Dec 20, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #2. Pork at Niche Pork cheeks are served as a cake (as in a crab cake), letting the chee... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbits: Special Delmar Edition

    published Dec 20, 2007

    Binions -- subject of much speculation around these parts -- is now open at 5917 Delmar Boulevard. I'll see what I can discover about a menu. Across the street at 5898 Delmar Sir-B-Que looks just ab... More >>

  • Gut Check Thing of the Year Nominee: E. coli

    published Dec 20, 2007

    As part of our year-end celebration, Gut Check is highlighting the people, places and things that have made the blog's first year (well, seven months, actually, but who's counting?) so much fun. Th... More >>

  • The Top Ten Dishes of 2007: #3

    published Dec 20, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #3. Tacos al Pastor at La Vallesana A taqueria staple: pork seasoned a dusky red, grille... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Thursday, 12/20

    published Dec 20, 2007

    www.kwintessential.co.uk It's only fitting that, during our year-end celebration, we have at least one more story on China and food safety. Good news, in this case: China claims to have hit... More >>

  • The Top Ten Dishes of 2007: #4

    published Dec 19, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #4. Pasta at Acero Another spot where the menu changes frequently, but you can't go wron... More >>

  • Gut Check Thing of the Year Nominee: Secretary of Health and Human Services Michael Leavitt

    published Dec 19, 2007

    As part of our year-end celebration, Gut Check is highlighting the people, places and things that have made the blog's first year (well, seven months, actually, but who's counting?) so much fun. Th... More >>

  • The Top Ten Dishes of 2007: #5

    published Dec 19, 2007

    This week I'm counting down my ten favorite dishes of 2007 -- and the absolute worst thing I ate all year. #5. The "South Side Smoke" Sandwich at Stellina Pasta Café The "South Side Smoke" is bo... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue

    published Dec 19, 2007

    My review of Niche is now available online. Click here to read. (There's an awesome picture of Niche's braised pork belly, but the hamsters have fallen off the wheel again at Gut Check World Headqua... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbits: Special Casino Edition (With Bonus Rudy Giuliani Cameo Appearance)

    published Dec 19, 2007

    www.blogactive.com Tonight at 10 p.m. is the grand opening of the new casino Lumiere Place -- maybe you've heard about it? -- featuring Hubert Keller's Burger Bar and (next month, supposedl... More >>

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