Orkeed Restaurant (3191 South Grand; 314-664-3940) opened its doors in south city in the space formerly filled by Al Waha Restaurant & Hookah Lounge this past spring. After a facelift to both Al Waha's menu and interior, owner Taif Jassim along with chef Wael Khudair pick up where Al Waha left off a ... More >>
Welcome to Spice World, in which Gut Check looks at overlooked spices from around the globe, introducing those you probably don't own -- and probably should.
History: As summer begins its nosedive into fall, with it go certain plants we won't think of again till springtime, like the itchy trio of p ... More >>
Guess where I'm eating this falafel sandwich and win two tickets to the River City Rascals' game of your choice.
Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address in the comment-entry field. One guess per e-mail address. Employees of the restaurant in question and River ... More >>
The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>
You can win five tickets to the River City Rascals' game of your choice, and all you have to do is guess where we ate this hummus and pita.
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Kristen KlempertThis bar doesn't actually require a happy hour in order to make you happy. But it'll give you one anyway.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 produc ... More >>
America may have Paula Deen, Rachel Ray and Sandra Lee, but it takes a Brit to tell us how to gain such a level of celebrity chef fame.
Titli Nihaan found her fame by posting cooking videos on YouTube and her blog, Titli's Busy Kitchen. This weekend she veered beyond her Asian and halal favorites ... More >>
While dining on goat and fufu at a Nigerian restaurant this weekend, Unreal spotted a preview for a film called Hitler. Immediately, we fell in love and abandoned all plans of downloading an advance copy of New Moon. This is the film to see this year. We dare you to tell us any different.
Café Lazeez 14248 Manchester Rd (Suite H),
Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and KabobsThe sign outside of Café Lazeez reads, "Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and Kabobs." This sounded like a place that would please everyone in our large group. My only hesitation in bringing the gang? ... More >>