Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet.
Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list.
No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>
Well, hello there, Brinco's Mexican Grill & Cantina! A tip o' the sombrero to Joe Bonwich of the Post-Dispatch for the news that you are now open at 3108 Olive Street, in the same Midtown development that is also home to Buffalo Brewing Co. and Pappy's Smokehouse, in the space that was previously th ... More >>
At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!
- Sauce reports that The Stable (1821 Cherokee Street; 314-771-8500) has changed its name to American Craft Standard Brewing & Distilling Co. Gut Check has a call in to Chris Hines, who took over the Stable from Amalgamated Brewing last month, to learn more about the changes to the restaurant ... More >>
Mabel SuenOctober was a crazy month in St. Louis. While the activity in the restaurant scene paled in comparison to what happened at Busch Stadium, this was still one of the busiest stretches of restaurant openings that I've experienced over the past few years.Notable openings included Baileys' R ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergAdobe Reds (3108 Olive Street; 314-340-8133) closed after service this Saturday, October 1, reports Sauce Magazine. Owner Tom Quinlan tells Sauce's Ligaya Figueras that lack of sales is the reason for the closure.Adobe Reds' run was a brief one. The restaurant, which specialize ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergSoft tacos at Adobe RedsAdobe Reds (3108 Olive Street; 314-678-7999) offers a taste of New Mexico in Midtown. My review of Adobe Reds is now available online, as is Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the restaurant.
Jennifer SilverbergThe stacked enchiladas at Adobe RedsThis week I visit Adobe Reds (3108 Olive Street; 314-678-7999), a new restaurant that features the cuisine of New Mexico.If you're unfamiliar with the cuisine of New Mexico state -- and, based on the dearth of New Mexican restaurants in St. L ... More >>
The Vans Warped Tour is upon us: in two days 65 bands will play the St. Louis leg at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater. In honor of the occasion, we've constructed anagrams of varying descriptive accuracy for every band playing. The anagrams are listed below; their corresponding actual band ... More >>
Robin WheelerA pizza at Mad Tomato, the new restaurant from Vito Racanelli Jr. of OnestoI've lost track of whether the economy is recovering, recovering but slowly, stalling or whatever. What I do know is that in St. Louis, May was a very busy month for restaurant openings, with everything from a ... More >>
Ian FroebAdobe Reds opened this week at 3108 Olive Street in Midtown (the space previously occupied by The U and in the same building as Buffalo Brewing Co. and Pappy's Smokehouse).The restaurant dubs itself a "Southwestern Bar & Grill." Owner Tom Quinlan describes the cuisine as "More New Me ... More >>
The U (3108 Olive Street; 314-371-1718) announced on its Facebook page overnight that it has closed:From us here at The U., we are sorry to announce we are closed for business. Thanks to everyone for the last three years!The Midtown restaurant's final service was Saturday night. It opened in Apr ... More >>