Alistair Nisbet

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    Tower Grove East Restaurants Face Multiple Break-Ins

    Two Tower Grove East restaurants were vandalized this week in what is becoming an alarming pattern. Grove East Provisions (3101 Arsenal Street; 314-802-7090) and the Shaved Duck (2900 Virginia Avenue; 314-776-1407) were both targeted, but police say as of now, they are treating the incidents as unre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2013

    The Five Best Places in St. Louis for Soccer Hooligans to Watch Euro Futball on a Saturday Morning

    Come fall, Saturday afternoons are spent tailgating, throwing bean-bags into holes, and watching college football. But early Saturday morning, like 8 a.m. early, is quickly becoming the designated time for soccer hooligans to gather at one of the fine establishments that will open the front door at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2013

    The 5 Best St. Louis Bars to Watch the Man City vs. Chelsea F.C. Match at Busch Stadium

    This Thursday, May 23, soccer hooligans will descend upon Busch Stadium. That's right, the world's most beautiful game will be played on a baseball diamond-turned "pitch" (that's British for "field," you noobs). The match kicks off at 7:30 p.m. and features two of the top contenders in the British P ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Happy Hour at the Scottish Arms: Walking in a Whiskey Wonderland

    The Scottish Arms (8 South Sarah Street, 314-535-0551) The Hours: All day specials Monday through Thursday, late-night happy hour Monday and Sunday. The Deal: $2 off drafts on Mondays, $2 off cocktails on Tuesdays, $1 off wine on Wednesdays, discounts on single malt whiskeys and drams for shot pri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2010

    World Cuppage: Netherlands 2 - Denmark 0; Going Dutch at the Scottish Arms

    photos by Keegan HamiltonNetherlands fans cheer for goals...and pasties.‚ÄčThe clock just struck 7 a.m. and there's beer and pasties all over the place. No, it's not the end of a debauched night at a strip club in Sauget. It's Monday morning World Cup soccer at the Scottish Arms.The "pasty," in this ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 1, 2008

    The Shaved Duck Opens Tonight

    The Shaved Duck, the new restaurant from Scottish Arms duo Alistair Nisbet and Brendan Noonan, opens for dinner today at 5 p.m. The Shaved Duck is located at 2900 Virginia Avenue (the former Pestalozzi Place) and is open Tue.-Sat. from 5-10 p.m. Call 314-776-1407 for reservations and more informatio ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 10, 2005

    Scotch Frisky

    The Scottish Arms is a wonderful wee place -- and yeah, there's haggis