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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"

2008 Stories by Ian Froeb

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  • Clayton Rustic: Mazara succeeds by getting the little things right

    published November 12, 2008

    Parking in Clayton is a chore for the modern-day Sisyphus. How often have I pulled into an open metered space only to spot a "Reserved for Valet"... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 11.7

    published Nov 07, 2008

    Food prices will increase by 7% next year, according to industry experts. (Reuters) Not coincidentally, food banks are preparing for increased demand. (USA Today) The FTC's antitrust case a... More >>

  • Beer School, Week 5: Chip Off the Oak Block

    published Nov 06, 2008

    Every Wednesday, from roughly 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Delmar Loop institution Cicero's hosts beer school. As part of a semi-regular account of the beer sampling and sudsy knowledge gained, RFT editorial fe... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Thursday, 11.6

    published Nov 06, 2008

    Record wheat and other cereal crops don't necessarily spell an end to the food crisis, the U.N. warns. (Reuters) Students at Rice University try to brew beer that can fight disease. (Houston... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue: Schlafly Tap Room and the Citrus Plunge

    published Nov 05, 2008

    All right, I'm slowly emerging from my coma. This week's issue is now online, including my review of the revamped Schlafly Tap Room. In Drink of the Week, Kristie tries the Citrus Plunge at Bruno's A... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 11.4

    published Nov 04, 2008

    Gut Check will resume tomorrow, or as soon as the hangover passes. - Ian Froeb... More >>

  • Wolf Parade

    published November 5, 2008

    Copyright concerns kept Wolf Parade from naming its second album, At Mount Zoomer, after the epic closer, "Kissing the Beehive."... More >>

  • Reborn On Date: St. Louis' largest locally owned brewery gives its flagship a makeover

    published November 5, 2008

    Without doubt, the biggest beer news in St. Louis this year — maybe the biggest news in St. Louis, period — was InBev's buyout of... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Monday, 11.3

    published Nov 03, 2008

    Vote tomorrow and Starbucks will give you a free cup of coffee. (Dallas Morning News) The melamine scandal in China continues to grow. (International Herald Tribune) No more Miller beer in ... More >>

  • Happy Halloween -- and a Preemptive Apology

    published Oct 31, 2008

    I wish you more treats than tricks this Halloween. Above you see my favorite Halloween candy, which I guess doesn't really get handed out much these days. Safety concerns, and all that. I must tel... More >>

  • Your Weekly St. Louis Food Blog Digest

    published Oct 31, 2008

    A look at what's happening at our favorite St. Louis food blogs... STL Bites: Bill has news on the new Edwardsville restaurant Fond. Iron Stef: Stef tempts us with homemade apple butter. Soundin... More >>

  • On Election Day, Lose the Obama Shirt

    published Oct 31, 2008

    Keep it under wraps. Note to Missouri’s 4.2 million registered voters: You can forget about wearing your Obama T-shirt when you step inside that voting booth next Tuesday. And you better l... More >>

  • The Morning Boo: Friday, 10.31

    published Oct 31, 2008

    How about some truly scary news for Halloween? Government officials officials covered up the spread of China's melamine scandal to eggs for weeks. (AFP) The UN wants North Korea to accept fo... More >>

  • Beer School, Week 4: Ringing Matt's Bell's

    published Oct 30, 2008

    Every Wednesday, from roughly 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Delmar Loop institution Cicero's hosts beer school. As part of a semi-regular account of the beer sampling and sudsy knowledge gained, RFT editorial f... More >>

  • The (Late) Morning Brew: Thursday, 10.30

    published Oct 30, 2008

    OK, getting this in just under the wire here. Scientists find that eating red meat and dairy products introduces a sugar that helps bacterial infections, such as E. coli, take hold. (Science... More >>

  • Come Back, Barack! Sugaree Opens Pie Store

    published Oct 29, 2008

    Dogtown's Sugaree Bakery Company (1242 Tamm Avenue) is opening its first retail venture, selling pies to the public 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri.-Sat. A 6-inch pie is $5, a 10-inch $15. Call 314-645-5496 for m... More >>

  • In This Week's Issue: Café Osage and a Long Strange Tripel

    published Oct 29, 2008

    My review of Café Osage is now available online. Also in this week's issue, Kristie has a Long Strange Tripel at Newstead Tower Public House. - Ian Froeb... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 10.29

    published Oct 29, 2008

    A new report faults the FDA for finding bisphenol A, used in food packaging, as safe. (AP) Calorie counting is in vogue again. (New York Times) How not to smuggle chorizo from Mexico into t... More >>

  • From Fail Blog, Presented Without Comment

    published Oct 28, 2008

    www.failblog.org - Ian Froeb... More >>

  • Now Open: Velocity Café & Cyclery

    published Oct 28, 2008

    Velocity Café & Cyclery is now open at 286 DeBaliviere Avenue (right by the Forest Park MetroLink stop) in the Central West End. According to its press release, besides being a full-service bike... More >>

  • Gut Check: Obama had one Pi time in St. Louis

    published October 29, 2008

    Barack Obama's speech under the Gateway Arch on Saturday, October 18, included a humorous anecdote about the senator and Ohio Governor Ted... More >>

  • Café Osage is only open for breakfast and lunch. Who needs dinner?

    published October 29, 2008

    As the seemingly endless and often surreal presidential campaign finally staggers to an end, allow me a few words in defense of one the many... More >>

  • Review Preview: Café Osage

    published Oct 28, 2008

    As the seemingly endless and often surreal presidential campaign staggers to an end, allow me a few words in defense of one the many irrelevancies that have occupied our attention for the past two ye... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 10.28

    published Oct 28, 2008

    More melamine in China, this time in eggs. (AFP) Several major food firms agree on nutrient standards. (New York Times) Michelin releases its restaurant ratings for Las Vegas. (AP) - Ian F... More >>

  • Tomorrow Night: Dine Out for the United Way

    published Oct 27, 2008

    Tomorrow night is the Taste of Giving, when several area restaurants donate 20% of their dinner proceeds to support the United Way of Greater St. Louis. The list of participating restaurants is avail... More >>

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