Andrew Zimmern

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    May 23, 2014

    The Best Restaurant Pork Steaks in St. Louis

    It's not a St. Louis summer without some pork steaks on the grill. Outsiders may not understand it, but boy, are they missing out. Grilling isn't everyone's forte, though, so we've rounded up some great places around town to get that perfect pork steak without all the work. Let us know your favorite ... More >>

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    October 10, 2013

    Smoki O's "Snoot," the Other-Other White Meat You Should Definitely Eat

    On the north side, at the corner of Mullanphy Street and Broadway, trails of smoke can be seen billowing out behind Smoki O's (1545 North Broadway; 314-621-8180) known as one of the best BBQ joints in the city. A family operation, Smoki O's has been pulling pork and slicing brisket since 1997, recei ... More >>

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    August 26, 2013

    Bizarre Foods St. Louis Episode Airs Monday Night

    The St. Louis episode of Bizarre Foods American hits the Travel Channel tonight. Andrew Zimmern traveled to the gateway to the West back in March and hit up some of our favorite spots. It's time for a refresher. See also: Gut Check (Finally) Meets Up With Andrew Zimmern in St. Louis

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    May 7, 2013

    Jilly's Cupcake Bar & Cafe Wins Cupcake Wars A Second Time

    Congrats to Jilly's Cupcake Bar & Cafe (8509 Delmar Boulevard, Ladue; 314-993-5455), two time winner of Food Network's Cupcake Wars! Back in February, Jilly's cupcake chef, Casey Shiller, and its executive chef, Dana Holland, duked it out against other past competitors for a chance at redemption. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Gut Check (Finally) Meets Up With Andrew Zimmern in St. Louis

    While he was in town last week filming Bizarre Foods America, Andrew Zimmern snuck away from his security detail long enough to converse, securely, with Gut Check about his time in St. Louis. "St. Louis has been around now for two years on our idea board," says Zimmern of the process of creating an ... More >>

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    March 13, 2013

    Gut Check to Andrew Zimmern: OMG! We're So Sorry!

    The voicemail sent a chill straight down Gut Check's spine and back up again: "Hi, this is Alison ________. I'm calling from Bizarre Foods with Andrew Zimmern. There was a piece that was published about Andrew Zimmern coming to the Soulard Market. The network has just asked me to give you guys a ca ... More >>

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    March 7, 2013

    Soulard Farmers Market Announces Bizarre Foods Filming Date

    Mark your calendars! Andrew Zimmern of Bizarre Foods America is coming to Soulard Farmers Market (730 Carroll Street; 314-622-4180) on Saturday, March 16. We first reported that Bizarre Foods America was filming at the market back in February, but after finalizing plans with Travel Channel bigwigs ... More >>

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    January 31, 2013

    Bizarre Foods' Andrew Zimmern to Visit Soulard Farmers Market in March

    Lest there was any doubt, St. Louis is officially bizarre. According to the Travel Channel, that is. Soulard Farmers Market (730 Carroll St., 314-622-4180) announced on its Facebook page last night that Bizarre Foods America will be shooting at the market in March. They haven't yet set an exact dat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Celeb Chef Adam Richman Puts His Nose Where it Doesn't Belong

    On Saturday, the unthinkable happened. The New York Wine and Food Festival marked its third day with chef Morimoto's sushi and a karaoke party at the Harvard Club. And while we might be able to support Bizarre Food host Andrew Zimmern getting all Axl Rose on our asses with his version of "Sweet Ch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2011

    Farmhaus' Trip to Aspen's Food and Wine Classic, in Tweets

    Food & WineBest New Chefs, 2011​Last week Farmhaus (3257 Ivanhoe Avenue; 314-647-3800 or owner/chef Kevin Willmann and manager Eric Scholle took their crew to the Aspen Food & Wine Classic, where Willmann was selected as one of 2011's Best New Chefs by Food & Wine m ... More >>

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    March 23, 2011

    The Perennial Plate Needs Help to Visit St. Louis

    You watch "The Perennial Plate", right? The sustainable food web series from Minneapolis that's won the praise of Thomas Keller and Andrew Zimmern, among others? Of course you do! Otherwise you'd miss out on things like their educational music video about meat-cutting. Be warned - it's not for the c ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Alcoholic Energy Drinks Out, Alcoholic Aerosol Whipped Cream In

    Washington state's declared war on caffeinated alcoholic beverages after boozey energy drink Four Loko helped land nine underage drinkers in the hospital, according to U.S. News and World Reports. The kiddos love the buzzed booze. As the piece's author says, "An awake drunk is just as dangerous and ... More >>