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  • 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"

2008 Stories by Ian Froeb

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  • Good Cause for Dessert -- Dessert for a Good Cause

    published Jan 05, 2008

    Sorry for the late notice on this, but if you have time Sunday, stop by Congregation Shaare Emeth (11645 Ladue Road) for "You Take the Cake," a silent auction of desserts from local chefs to benefit ... More >>

  • Three for Three: 1.4-1.6

    published Jan 04, 2008

    The weekend never seems long enough, but there's still plenty of time to try a new restaurant or rediscover an old favorite. In Three for Three, I offer three recommendations from the places ... More >>

  • Your Weekly St. Louis Food Blog Digest

    published Jan 04, 2008 A look at what's happening at some of our favorite St. Louis food blogs. A Veggie Venture offers Alanna's recipe for braised collard greens. Karen's FamilyStyle Food ap... More >>

  • Restaurant Tidbit: Blue Nile Market

    published Jan 04, 2008

    Blue Nile Market, which appears to be a new Ethiopian market and café, has opened at 8615 Olive Boulevard, right next to Pho Long in the Jeffrey Plaza strip mall. Or partly opened. There's defin... More >>

  • No, Really, I Get It: A Can of Manwich Contains No Meat

    published Jan 04, 2008

    If you were planning to email a correction, please refrain. Thanks! -Ian Froeb... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 1.4

    published Jan 04, 2008 Believe it or not, there's news besides Britney this fine Friday morning. The FDA is likely to approve the sale of meat and milk from cloned animals, reports the Wall... More >>

  • You Say Manwich, I Say Blargh

    published Jan 03, 2008

    A few readers have helpfully pointed out that Manwich, to which I compare the filling of the short rib ravioli in this week's review of ~scape, isn't a canned meat product, as I wrote. Instead, it's ... More >>

  • Reviews of New Michael Pollan Book

    published Jan 03, 2008 Michael Pollan's new book, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto, should be available in bookstores now. I haven't picked up a copy yet -- and I'm a little backed u... More >>

  • Breaking: Suspect in Copia Arson

    published Jan 03, 2008

    Per the Post-Dispatch, a former busboy upset about unpaid wages is a suspect in the arson at Copia Urban Winery. -Ian Froeb... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.3

    published Jan 03, 2008 A late start today, thanks to technical difficulties. Things appear to be back to normal. But if this is the day's only post, now you know why. The blast of cold that ... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue

    published Jan 02, 2008

    My review of ~scape is now available online. Click here to read. ~scape - Photo: Jennifer Silverberg Also in this week's issue, Malcom asks the question on everyone's mind: "Whither Wheatloaf?" D... More >>

  • Restaurant News from the Past Few Weeks

    published Jan 02, 2008

    Gut Check might have taken an eleven-day snooze, but the St. Louis restaurant scene certainly didn't. Here's a look at what's happened in the past two weeks, including a few items I've already covere... More >>

  • Eh ~scape

    published January 2, 2008

    A restaurant critic's resolutions for 2008: 1) I won't always clean my plate, even when I dislike something, just because that's the... More >>

  • In Praise of the Marrow Spoon

    published Jan 02, 2008 A few days before Christmas, I had dinner at Lorenzo's Trattoria (1933 Edwards Street). I ordered osso buco, a dish I love. Lorenzo's is very good, especially the orange grem... More >>

  • Review Preview: ~scape

    published Jan 02, 2008

    The servers bear all the hallmarks of intensive corporate drilling. On two visits the same server offered us a verbatim opening spiel. Even before we had a chance to order wine, he offered us a point... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.2

    published Jan 02, 2008 And we're back, well larded against the winter chill by two weeks of feasting, drinking and not getting out of bed until noon. Happy New Year! The holiday break was ... More >>

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