Andrew Veety

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2014

    Taste of St. Louis Moving to Chesterfield

    Downtown food festival Taste of St. Louis is moving to Chesterfield, event organizers announced today. It has traditionally been held at the Soldiers Memorial Plaza near other downtown instutions like the Peabody Opera House, Union Station and St. Louis City Hall. See also: The Food of Taste of St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 16, 2011

    Take Wing for a Good Cause: UCP Heartland's Wing Ding

    ​Just last week, Gut Check noted that our appetite for chicken wings seems insatiable. Now you have a chance to turn your love of wings into a way to support UCP Heartland in its mission to provide programs, services and support to individuals with disabilities.On Thursday, August 25, UCP Heartlan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    One Critic's Take on "The Locavore's Dilemma"

    Image viaWhy bother?​On Monday, St. Louis Magazine restaurant critic Dave Lowry posted "The Locavore's Dilemma: One Critic's Take" on the magazine's food blog, Relish. The piece is a merciless and often quite funny critique of the locavore movement. The preoccupation with "local" foods is, at bes ... More >>

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    September 3, 2010

    13 Signs You Might Be a Foochebag

    Foochebags in the wild.​Earlier this week, Gut Check learned a new word. It's now our favorite word...ever.FoochebagFoochebag is a portmanteau (which we think means it was smuggled into the English language inside someone's luggage) of the words foodie and douchebag and accurately summarizes the b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    ​This week, two St. Louis breweries had us all abuzz. O'Fallon Brewery's new O'Fallon Hemp Hop Rye hit the store shelves, and Dave Nelson hit the bottle in the name of research. Schlafly Beer, meanwhile, launched the Schlafly Beer App for smart phones. Be sure to check out Robin Wheeler ... More >>

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    May 18, 2010

    Schlafly Beer's New iPhone App: A Gut Check Test Drive

    [Editor's note: Schlafly Beer debuted its smart-phone app last month, and we asked two Gut Check bloggers, Robin Wheeler and Andrew Veety, to take it for a spin. Below, their respective reviews.] Robin Wheeler's take: ​Everyone loves a good shiny thing. Press a button and receive yummy tidbi ... More >>

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    January 26, 2010

    The Novice Foodie Worships at the Church of Burger

    While most former vegetarians cite bacon as their gateway food back into carnivorous behavior, for me, it was the humble hamburger. A burger and fries is the quintessential American meal, and I'm always on the lookout for a burger that leaves me satisfied.So when my friend and fellow food blogger An ... More >>