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Awards

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

    "Jeffrey Plaza Jewel"

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

    "Near Beer"

2007 Stories by Ian Froeb

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  • Restaurant Tidbit: Newstead Tower Public House Menu

    published Nov 21, 2007

    I know some of you are keenly interested in Newstead Tower Public House (4353 Manchester Avenue), the new gastropub from chef Anthony Devoti and the folks behind Five. The menu is now available as a ... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 11/21

    published Nov 21, 2007

    Gut Check plans to take a four-day holiday weekend. To compensate, a bonus-sized edition of the Morning Brew. www.bevlaw.com Yesterday I mentioned the rising cost of beer in England. Turns... More >>

  • Don't Go Takin' My Bacon

    published November 21, 2007

    When I die, an autopsy will find two pounds of bacon where my heart should be, so I was taken aback by a recent report from the American Institute... More >>

  • Seriously, Folks: Thaw Your Damn Turkey

    published Nov 20, 2007

    -Ian Froeb... More >>

  • Review Preview: Gioia's Deli & Shapiro's Market

    published Nov 20, 2007

    When I die, an autopsy will find two pounds of bacon where my heart should be, so I was taken aback by a recent report from the American Institute for Cancer Research. Buried within the report's sens... More >>

  • Tryptophantastic -- Or Not?

    published Nov 20, 2007

    Every year we fall into a post-Thanksgiving-dinner coma. Every year we blame the turkey -- specifically, the amino acid tryptophan. Every year, it seems, someone publishes this story. It ain't the tu... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 11/20

    published Nov 20, 2007

    The USDA tells Tyson Foods it can't label its chickens as "raised without antibiotics" when they are raised with what the USDA considers an antibiotic. (AP) www.thecnmarketplace.com The co... More >>

  • Big V's Closing

    published Nov 19, 2007

    With a heavy heart, I report that Big V's Burger Joint is closing its Delmar Loop location. The last day of service is this Saturday, November 24. Owners Vito and Michele Racanelli are opening a new ... More >>

  • Michael Ruhlman's Visit, Revisited

    published Nov 19, 2007

    When I discussed Michael Ruhlman's visit to Viking to promote his new book, The Elements of Cooking, I neglected to mention the food we were served as part of his demo. This dishes were prepared by t... More >>

  • Give Thanks for Bacon

    published Nov 19, 2007

    This has been all over the food-blogiverse this past week, but if you haven't seen it yet, I give you bacon-wrapped turkey (with pear cider gravy). (Chow.com) Photo from Chow.com -Ian Froeb... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Monday, 11/19

    published Nov 19, 2007

    60 Minutes looks at labeling calorie amounts at fast-food restaurants. I didn't watch the piece, so I don't know whether this is full transcript, but it's fairly lengthy. (CBS News) www.imp... More >>

  • Less Than a Week Till Thanksgiving!?!

    published Nov 16, 2007

    Seriously, I feel like the "fourth Thursday in November" rule should be relaxed when the month starts on Thursday. I'm not ready for Turkey Day, damn it! At any rate, if you want to celebrate Thanks... More >>

  • Your Weekly Food Blog Digest

    published Nov 16, 2007

    A look at what's happening at some of our favorite St. Louis food blogs. www.foodtechcorp.com A busy week for STL Hops: Mike visited not one, not two, but three beer events. Iron Stef mak... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbit: Newstead Tower Public House

    published Nov 16, 2007

    Newstead Tower Public House, the new gastropub from the folks who brought you Five, opens at 8 p.m. this evening at 4353 Manchester Avenue. Call 314-535-7771 for more information. (Thanks to Dan D. ... More >>

  • If Someone Had Bought the Dessert, Maybe They Could Have Paid for an Exterminator

    published Nov 16, 2007

    Last week New York dessert restaurant Serendipity unveiled a $25,000 dessert. This week the city's newly vigiliant Department of Health shut it down for a few violations. (Reuters) Serendipity 3 on ... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 11/16

    published Nov 16, 2007

    Happy birthday weekend to Emma and her dad. www.uspaacc.com Rejoice! ConAgra is making Banquet pot pies again. (AP) If you haven't heard of Norway's doomsday vault for the world's crops, ... More >>

  • Beaujolais Nouveau

    published Nov 15, 2007

    I'll admit: I'm not a big fan of Beaujolais Nouveau. But for those of you who are, today's the big day. Anna Teekell has info on a couple of local places where you can slake your Beaujolais Nouveau t... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Thursday, 11/15

    published Nov 15, 2007

    More bird flu in Britain. (Guardian) www.businessfacilities.com France has the most Michelin three-starred restaurants. Which country has the second most? You might be surprised. (Bloomber... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue

    published Nov 14, 2007

    My review of the new restaurant at the wine shop and gourmet market Starrs is now available online. Click here to read. photo: Jennifer Silverberg Also in this week's issue: In the mood to... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 11/14

    published Nov 14, 2007

    Congress hears the dispute over using carbon monoxide to make meat look fresh. (Reuters) news.bbc.co.uk More on the outbreak of the feared H5N1 strain of bird flu in Great Britain. (Guardi... More >>

  • The Secret Is Out

    published November 14, 2007

    Starrs might have had the least flashy opening of any area restaurant this year. Regular patrons of Bud Starr's spacious Richmond... More >>

  • Review Preview: Starrs

    published Nov 13, 2007

    Starrs might have had the least flashy opening of any area restaurant this year. Regular patrons of Bud Starr's spacious Richmond Heights wine shop and gourmet market probably knew the private dining... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbits: Central West End

    published Nov 13, 2007

    Sapphire Pan-Asian will open tomorrow evening, according to a sign posted on the front door. The restaurant takes over the space at 4753 McPherson Avenue formerly occupied by Zoë Pan-Asian Caf&#... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 11/13

    published Nov 13, 2007

    Bird flu strikes Great Britain. No word yet whether it's the feared H5N1 strain. (Guardian) www.ripnroll.com Nitrate- and nitrite-rich foods may help prevent heart attacks. (Earthtimes.org... More >>

  • Oxford University Press Dubs Locavore "Word of the Year"

    published Nov 12, 2007

    What the headline says, as announced on the Oxford UP's blog today. "The word 'locavore' shows how food-lovers can enjoy what they eat while still appreciating the impact they have on the environmen... More >>

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