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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"

2009 Stories by Ian Froeb

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  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 1.16

    published Jan 16, 2009

    Food makers urge President-elect Obama to increase spending on food safety. (Reuters)Kenya asks for more than $400 million in aid to deal with its food crisis. (AP)The FDA promises a more transparent... More >>

  • The Dish: Fish and Chips at Molly Darcys
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    The Dish: Fish and Chips at Molly Darcys

    published Jan 15, 2009

    Maybe I need to take a break from fish and chips.The specimen in question comes from Molly Darcys, an Irish pub that opened this September in the Seven Gables Inn in Clayton (26 North Meramec Avenue).... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Thursday, 1.15

    published Jan 15, 2009

    Tom Vilsack, President-elect Obama's choice for Secretary of Agriculture, appears before a Senate committee. (Des Moines Register)Kellogg pulls peanut-butter snacks from stores in light of the current... More >>

  • What Word is Missing in This Ad?
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    What Word is Missing in This Ad?

    published Jan 14, 2009

    A billboard -- lacking (perhaps intentionally) one key word -- at Kingshighway and Shaw.... More >>

  • FoodWire: St. Louis Cellars Opening Café

    published Jan 14, 2009

    Maplewood wine shop St. Louis Cellars (2640 South Big Boulevard) today announced it will open St. Louis Cellars Food & Wine, a café. Greg Maggi, most recently of Robust (Web site; my review), is ... More >>

  • Wanna Grill with Bobby Flay?
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    Wanna Grill with Bobby Flay?

    published Jan 14, 2009

    Chef and Food Network superstar Bobby Flay inspires, um, diverse reactions. (I'm not a fan -- though he did score points with me for visiting Gut Check favorite Pappy's Smokehouse when he was in town... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 1.14

    published Jan 14, 2009

    Whole Foods seeks help from its competitors in its ongoing battle with the FTC. (Triangle Business Journal)Canada drops its complaint to the World Trade Organization over the new country-of-origin lab... More >>

  • This Week's Review: Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub

    published Jan 13, 2009

    "Wm. Shakespeare's -- Wm. is ye olde abbreviation for William; I would shorten it to Shakespeare's were it not for the iconic Mizzou pizza joint -- certainly offers the dark wood fixtures and dim lig... More >>

  • Become a Writer for Gut Check!
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    Become a Writer for Gut Check!

    published Jan 13, 2009

    NOTE: This is a sticky post. The latest Gut Check item follows.Recession? What recession? That's right: Gut Check is hiring! Specifically, we're seeking freelance writers who can offer unique and in... More >>

  • FoodWire: Coming Soon - The Map Room

    published Jan 13, 2009

    Opening soon at 1901 Withnell Avenue in Benton Park will be the Map Room, a café. The web site -- kudos to the owners for setting up a useful site before opening -- features a description:Whether yo... More >>

  • No Hallucination, STL Addicted to Caffeine
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    No Hallucination, STL Addicted to Caffeine

    published Jan 13, 2009

    An outfit called HealthSaver -- a "health-care discount program" -- has released its second annual HealthSaver Caffeinated Cities Survey. The survey looked at caffeine consumption in twenty major met... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 1.13

    published Jan 13, 2009

    The FTC asks a federal judge to halt the merger of Whole Foods and Wild Oats -- and to rebrand stores that Whole Foods has already taken over as Wild Oats. (Dow Jones)The USDA's final country-of-origi... More >>

  • Gut Check's Kitchen Whips up a New Look!

    published Jan 12, 2009

    As you can see, today we launched a new design for Gut Check and the other RFT blogs. It's a work-in-progress -- the monthly archives, for example, should return soon -- but I'm pretty damn happy with... More >>

  • Cheesesteak Quest Update

    published Jan 12, 2009

    I've received several comments on Friday's review of the cheesesteak at East Coast Pizza in Chesterfield. A few readers have offered excellent suggestions for where else to find a good cheesesteak in ... More >>

  • A Bunny Thing Happened on the Way to the Fox: It's game on at Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub in Grand Center

    published January 14, 2009

    The week after next, China will welcome the year of the ox. In St. Louis, I'm ready to declare 2009 the year of the rabbit. This January alone... More >>

  • Review Preview: Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub

    published Jan 12, 2009

    This week I visit Wm. Shakespeare's Gastropub, the new Grand Center venture from well-known local restaurateur Eddie Neill.The week after next, China will welcome the year of the ox. In St. Louis, I'm... More >>

  • FoodWire: Coco Louco Now Open

    published Jan 12, 2009

    Now open at 512 North Euclid Avenue (the former Melange) is Coco Louco, the new Brazilian restaurant from Café Brasil restaurateur Jorge Carvalho.At present Coco Louco is open only for dinner, from ... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Monday, 1.12

    published Jan 12, 2009

    The current salmonella outbreak is linked to peanut butter. Fear not, consumers -- at least, not yet -- this peanut butter is sent to large institutions, not grocery stores. (USA Today)A new survey ... More >>

  • Your Weekly St. Louis Food Blog Digest

    published Jan 09, 2009

    A look at what's happening at our favorite St. Louis food blogs...St. Louis Eats and Drinks: The Pollacks visit the new Midtown restaurant Triumph Grill.STL Hops: Mike is looking forward to Schlafly... More >>

  • FoodWire: CNN Travel Piece Highlights St. Louis Brewpubs

    published Jan 09, 2009

    A colleague passed along this "Budget Travel" item on CNN. In remarkably simplistic language, it observes that St. Louis isn't just about Anheuser-Busch. (No crap. Would it have killed them to put th... More >>

  • Cheesesteak Quest: East Coast Pizza
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    Cheesesteak Quest: East Coast Pizza

    published Jan 09, 2009

    Have you been outside today? It feels like late March or early April. It's so nice that some latent appetite within me has been awakened: Cheesesteak Quest, on hiatus since May of last year, has ret... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Friday, 1.9

    published Jan 09, 2009

    A new study predicts that global warming will cause a dire food crisis for billions. (USA Today)Chicago's health commissioner wants the whole city to go vegetarian for the month of January. (Chicago... More >>

  • FoodWire: St. Louis Community Farmers' Market This Saturday

    published Jan 08, 2009

    This Saturday St. John's Episcopal Church (3664 Arsenal Street) hosts the second St. Louis Community Farmers' Market of the season. The market runs from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. The market's Web site includes a... More >>

  • FoodWire: Two Nice Guys and Trattoria Two Closed
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    FoodWire: Two Nice Guys and Trattoria Two Closed

    published Jan 08, 2009

    George Mahe has the unfortunate news at Feast: The casual Italian restaurant Two Nice Guys and its upscale dining room, Trattoria Two, have closed. A note from owner and chef Chris Kramer (pictured ... More >>

  • The Morning Brew: Thursday, 1.8

    published Jan 08, 2009

    It's that time again: The FDA is trying to find the source of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 400 since September. (Reuters)The FDA will require food makers to list the use of carmine... More >>

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