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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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  • This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    published Nov 06, 2009

    ​Well, it's October, finally. Too bad it's a month late. Ah, well. This would be a great weekend to stop by Citygarden, if you haven't already, and maybe grab a bite to eat at the Terrace View, the ... More >>

  • FoodWire: "Blood & Sand" at 33 Wine Shop & Tasting Bar

    published Nov 06, 2009

    This Monday, November 9, 33 Wine Shop & Tasting Bar (1913 Park Avenue; website) will host a special cocktail event. Blood & Sand will bring together some of the area's leading mixologists, inc... More >>

  • Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    published Nov 06, 2009

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:I get strange stuff in the mail: http://pic.gd/56d5611:30 PM Nov 2ndWell, I... More >>

  • This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    published Nov 05, 2009

    Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you?Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter.In this week's edition, learn about chef Kevin Na... More >>

  • FoodWire: Scotch Tasting at Moxy

    published Nov 04, 2009

    Central West End bistro Moxy (4584 Laclede Avenue; website) is hosting a tasting of single-malt scotches on Saturday, December 5. Participants will get to try Macallan 18-year, Glenfarclas 25-year, Gl... More >>

  • Review + Slideshow: The Terrace View
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    Review + Slideshow: The Terrace View

    published Nov 04, 2009

    ​My review of the Terrace View is now available online. The Terrace View is the restaurant in downtown's new sculpture park, Citygarden, headed by Jim Fiala (the Crossing, Liluma, Acero). In this we... More >>

  • List of Hot Cocktail Trends Is a Good Excuse to Post This Video

    published Nov 03, 2009

    So Bombay Sapphire has surveyed "1,000 bartenders from 40 states" (according to the press release it sent out) to determine the top ten "hottest trends in mixology."The list includes both the expected... More >>

  • FoodWire: "Big Night" Dinners at Local Harvest Café

    published Nov 03, 2009

    Local Harvest Café & Catering (3137 Morganford Road; website) -- the Riverfront Times Best New Restaurant 2009 -- will host the first of four "Big Night" dinners on Monday, November 16, at 7 p.m.... More >>

  • Gut Check: Kaldi's cops coffee kudos

    published November 4, 2009

    Catching up on news from the past few weeks: In its November issue (look for actress January "Betty Draper" Jones on the cover), GQ... More >>

  • (City)Garden Spot: Downtown's new cultural gem gets a restaurant to match

    published November 4, 2009

    Back from a long weekend in Chicago, where the streets outside our River North hotel teemed with tourists and traffic, the hum of Michigan... More >>

  • FoodWire: Tidbits on A'mis, Chris' Pancakes, Firemen

    published Nov 03, 2009

    ​A few restaurant tidbits that my colleagues around town have posted: Joe Bonwich of the Post-Dispatch notes that Italian restaurant A'mis will open its third location at 6419 Hampton Avenue, the fo... More >>

  • FoodWire: "Operation Give Thanks" at Monarch Saturday, 11.7

    published Nov 02, 2009

    Monarch (7401 Manchester Road; website) is hosting "Operation Give Thanks" to benefit U.S. military families this Saturday, November 7, from 7-11 p.m.The restaurant will donate a portion of the procee... More >>

  • FoodWire: October Openings and Closings
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    FoodWire: October Openings and Closings

    published Nov 02, 2009

    October has ended its wet, wet reign, so we look back on the soggy month's restaurant openings and closings. As always, if I missed one, please let me know in the comments. Gracias in advance.​Openi... More >>

  • FoodWire: Audi-K's Now Open in Central West End

    published Nov 02, 2009

    Audi-K's is now open at 235 North Euclid Avenue in the Central West End. The tiny restaurant serves hot dogs in numerous variations, from plain to Chicago-style to chili cheese to the "BLT Dog" (exact... More >>

  • Review Preview: The Terrace View

    published Nov 02, 2009

    This week I visit the Terrace View, Jim Fiala's new restaurant within the Citygarden sculpture park. After the jump, check out a preview of my review.​Your eyes are drawn relentlessly outward. At lu... More >>

  • FoodWire: Espresso Mod Closed

    published Nov 02, 2009

    Espresso Mod (210 North 9th Street) closed last week. The downtown coffee house opened in late 2005. A post from user "espressomod" -- presumably, but not definitely, connected to the business -- on t... More >>

  • This Week In Gut Check, Regurgitated

    published Oct 30, 2009

    ​Did Gut Check have Halloween covered this week? Of course, we did! I suggest some cheap and easy food-related costumes, the Sneak helped you plan for the zombie apocalypse, the Novice Foodie showed... More >>

  • Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    published Oct 30, 2009

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow me @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed this week:When I heard about the "zombie attack" at an Iowa City restaurant, I though... More >>

  • FoodWire: Serious Eats Visits Pi

    published Oct 30, 2009

    Last week, I noted that Slice, the pizza-centric blog run by national food blog Serious Eats, had filed a report on Thai Pizza Co. in the Delmar Loop. This week, Slice returns to the Loop to check out... More >>

  • Follow My Costume Advice, Get a Free Burrito

    published Oct 29, 2009

    ​Yesterday, I humbly suggested a few easy food-related costume ideas for Halloween. One of those ideas? A burrito. Now comes word that if you dress up like a burrito* and visit a Chipotle from 6 p.m... More >>

  • This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    published Oct 29, 2009

    Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you?Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter.In this week's edition, learn about the "Pink Pla... More >>

  • Five Easy Food Costume Ideas for Halloween
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    Five Easy Food Costume Ideas for Halloween

    published Oct 28, 2009

    ​I don't like Halloween. It's an adult holiday now, what with all the sexy nurses and sexy pirates and -- I'm going to go out on a limb and hazard a guess here -- this year way too many Michael Jack... More >>

  • Review + Slideshow: Mayuri
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    Review + Slideshow: Mayuri

    published Oct 28, 2009

    ​My review of the Indian restaurant Mayuri is now available online. Mayuri is located at 12513 Olive Boulevard in Creve Coeur, in the space previously occupied by the Indian restaurant Ruchi. For mo... More >>

  • FoodWire: Beechwood Bistro Closed?

    published Oct 27, 2009

    ​Looks like Union Station might have claimed another one: Beechwood Bistro by Sage, the offshoot of Soulard's Sage, appears to be closed. The restaurant was closed during its usual operating hours t... More >>

  • Chile Reception: Ian goes for the burn with Mayuri's Indian cuisine

    published October 28, 2009

    The Andhra chicken curry at Mayuri is named for Andhra Pradesh, the state on India's southeast coast that some claim offers the nation's... More >>

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