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  • Happy Hour at Three Kings Public House, Making Everyone Royalty

    published Aug 01, 2011

    Three Kings Public House 6307 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-721-3355 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7 p.m. The Deal: $1 off drafts. $1 off wines, $4 wells The Scene: The newbie in the Loop has done... More >>

  • Happy Hour at HandleBar: Steering in the Right Direction?

    published Jul 21, 2011

    HandleBar 4127 Manchester Avenue; 314-652-2212 The Hours: Tues.-Sat., 4-8 p.m. The Deal: $1 off draft beer and $2 bartender's choice bottled beer The Scene: Despite the obvious choices of numerous... More >>

  • Happy Hour on the Patio at Molly's in Soulard

    published Jul 13, 2011

    Molly's in Soulard 816 Geyer Avenue, Soulard; 314-241-6200 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-7pm The Deal: $15 six-bottle buckets, $2.50 domestic bottles, $3 well drinks, $1 off all drinks The Scene: The phra... More >>

  • Appetizer and Wine Pairings at Copia Urban Winery's Happy Hour

    published Jun 20, 2011

    Copia Urban Winery 1122 Washington Avenue; 314-241-9463 The Hours: Mon., Thurs. and Fri 4-7 p.m., Tues. 5:30-8:30 p.m., Wed. 5-7 p.m. The Deal: Varying daily appetizer and drink specials ... More >>

  • Triumph Grill, a Victorious Happy Hour?

    published Jun 13, 2011

    Triumph Grill 3419 Olive Street, Midtown; 446-1801 The Hours: 2-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 5-10 p.m. Sun. The Deal: $10 Schlafly pitchers, $7 PBR and Bud Select pitchers, $5.25 house red or white wine, $3.2... More >>

  • Sanctuaria: Haven to the World's Best Cocktails?

    published Jun 06, 2011

    The gothic-themed Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) has an eerie façade that looks like it could be hiding countless secrets. One of the tapas bar's best secrets, its "Cocktail Club" ... More >>

  • Thurman Grill & Provisions' Neighborly Happy Hour

    published Jun 03, 2011

    The Joint: Thurman Grill & Provisions 4069 Shenandoah Avenue; 772-8484 The Hours: Tues.-Fri. 4-7 p.m., Sat. Noon-7 p.m. The Deal: $4 Jagers, $.50 off drafts, $3.50 rails, ½ off second glass or bo... More >>

  • Upscale Atmosphere and Blue Collar Prices at Café Eau's Happy Hour

    published May 27, 2011

    Café Eau 212 N. Kingshighway Boulevard, 314-454-9000 The Hours: Mon. 7-11 p.m., Tues.-Fri. 4-7 p.m., with a late night Happy Hour Thurs. 7-close, Sat. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.-7 p.m. The Deal:... More >>

  • Field Trip to Canyon Café: Faux Southwestern Ain't All Bad!

    Field Trip to Canyon Café: Faux Southwestern Ain't All Bad!

    published May 20, 2011

    Canyon Café 1707 South Lindbergh Boulevard (in Plaza Frontenac), Frontenac; 314-872-3443 The Hours: 4-7 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Deal: $3 house margaritas, $3 house wine, $2 draft beer, $2 wells, selecte... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 7

    published May 10, 2011

    No disrespect to falafel, but we were more than excited when we woke up this morning and realized today was the last day of our chick pea diet. We whipped up a quick breakfast scramble of peppers, oni... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 6

    published May 09, 2011

    This morning we woke up with an insane carb craving, which of course posed a slight problem in regards to our falafel mission. Falafel pancakes? Falafel breakfast sandwich? Peanut butter toast with fa... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 5

    published May 06, 2011

    Since the falafel melded so well into one traditional American dish, this morning we got adventurous and added it to a tried-and-true breakfast classic: oatmeal. Just about anything can complement th... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 4

    published May 05, 2011

    Here at Gut Check, we are firm believers in a good Saturday morning sleep-in. There's nothing better than lounging about in bed, doing absolutely nothing productive until the tummy starts a-rumbling. ... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 3

    published May 04, 2011

    Honestly, this morning we woke up and thought, "Damn, falafel again?" Feeling slightly uninspired, breakfast was a repeat of Greek yogurt, fruit, nuts, and falafel, but this time around the taste and ... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 2

    published May 03, 2011

    On day two of falafel-polooza, we tried for more authenticity, incorporating some more traditional Mediterranean and Middle Eastern ingredients. Breakfast was Greek yogurt mixed with grapes, dried f... More >>

  • A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 1

    A Whole Lotta Falafel: Day 1

    published May 02, 2011

    Recently an e-mail popped up in the Gut Check inbox extolling the benefits of including falafel in your daily diet. Falafel, a ball or patty made from ground chick peas (or sometimes, fava beans) is o... More >>

  • Old-School Urban Renaissance: SqWires

    Old-School Urban Renaissance: SqWires

    published Apr 22, 2011

    SqWires 1415 South 18th Street; 314-865-3522 The Hours: 4-7 p.m. Tue.-Fri. The Deal: $2 domestic bottles, $3 drafts, $4 select wines, $3 house mixed drinks; discounts on select appetizers and pizzas... More >>

  • The Lou's Best and Booziest Compete for a Spot in the Manhattan Cocktail Classic

    published Apr 18, 2011

    Chad George of Demun Broadway Oyster bar gives his drinks a good shake during the signature ingredient round. Sunday April 17, St. Louis' best bartenders competed at Taste's new home in the Central We... More >>

  • Happy Hour at Mazara Has Its Ups and Downs

    published Apr 14, 2011

    The Joint: Mazara 7923 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-725-3434 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 5-7 p.m. The Deal: $5 Pineapple martinis, $4 well cocktails, $3 draft beers, $2 domestic bottles, discounts on se... More >>

  • Sage: A Wise Happy Hour Choice?

    Sage: A Wise Happy Hour Choice?

    published Mar 24, 2011

    The Joint: Sage Urban American Grill 1031 Lynch Street; 314-256-1203 The Hours: 4-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. The Deal: $2 domestic longnecks, $11 domestic buckets, $4 house wines, $4 wells, half off select ap... More >>

  • Bleeding Deacon in Stable Condition

    Bleeding Deacon in Stable Condition

    published Mar 10, 2011

    The Joint: The Bleeding Deacon 4123 Chippewa Street; 314-772-1813 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 4-7 p.m. The Deal: $3 wells, $3 local drafts (and we're not just talking A-B products), $3 select apps Read it... More >>

  • You Want Ice Cream with That? Boozing It Up at Fountain on Locust

    You Want Ice Cream with That? Boozing It Up at Fountain on Locust

    published Mar 01, 2011

    The Joint: The Fountain on Locust 3037 Locust Street; 314-535-7800 The Hours: Tue.-Sun. 4-6 p.m. The Deal: $2 domestic bottles, $6 ice cream martinis Drinking your dessert? Gut Check has a word for... More >>

  • Who Put the Bar in BARcelona Tapas Restaurant?

    Who Put the Bar in BARcelona Tapas Restaurant?

    published Feb 24, 2011

    The Joint: BARcelona Tapas Restaurant 34 North Central Avenue, Clayton; 314-863- 9909 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 4-7 p.m. The Deal: $2 domestic bottles, $2 well cocktails, half-off pitchers of sangria; $2... More >>

  • Roxane's Is as Happy as a Clayton Happy Hour Can Get

    published Feb 16, 2011

    The Joint: Roxane 12 North Meramec Avenue, Clayton; 314-721-7700 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 3-6 p.m. The Deal: $2 domestic bottles, $3 premium bottles, $3.50 well drinks, $5 wines by the glass, half off s... More >>

  • Kota Wood Fire Grill Will Stoke Your Night

    Kota Wood Fire Grill Will Stoke Your Night

    published Feb 11, 2011

    The Joint: Kota Wood Fire Grill 522 North Grand Boulevard; 314-535-5577 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 2-6 p.m. when there's a show at the Fox, 2-7 p.m. on non-show nights, Sun. 4 p.m.-close (no happy hour Sat... More >>

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