Ash Wednesday

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2013

    Mayor Slay and Other Highfalutin St. Louisans Talk Fish Fry

    With fish-fry options galore in St. Louis during Lent, it might be a daunting task trying to figure out where to go. Sure, some popular fish-fry locales distinguish themselves with non-traditional menus, but any way you dunk it in hot oil, there's a lot of deep-fried jack salmon and cod to wade thro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Gut Check's Guide to More Than 35 St. Louis Lenten Fish Frys -- Map Included!

    View St. Louis Fish Fry Frenzy Guide in a larger map Today is Ash Wednesday, which means one important thing to Gut Check: Lenten fish fry season is upon us! Beginning this Friday, February 15, we have seven weeks to gulp deep-fried, golden-brown breaded fish and swig beer in fish fry destinations ... More >>

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    March 24, 2011
  • Blogs

    March 11, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Robin WheelerYummy Lenten eats at St. Henry's Fish Fry​This week Gut Check paid visits to the Wicked Lay Pub, SeƱoritas Pique, Rosalita's Cantina and Tee's Golf Grill and we celebrated the foods of Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday. What else did we do this week? Robin explored the 30 year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2011

    It's Ash Wednesday - Get Your Fish Fry On!

    Robin Wheeler​A day of humility. A day of reflection. A day to converge in a church basement and devour fried fish and beer. Churches all over St. Louis mark the beginning of Lent today with traditional Vatican II-friendly dinners open to the public. In return for a few bucks, expect fried an ... More >>

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    February 24, 2011
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  • Blogs

    February 25, 2009

    Report: Son Volt in Houston, February 24

    My comrade Chris Gray checked out Son Volt's show in Houston last night, February 24 -- and had some super kind words to say.For a good hour and a half, not counting a stomping encore of Waylon Jennings' "Are You Sure Hank Done It This Way," Farrar and his four companions - including Houst ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2008

    Lent on Cherokee Street Keegan Hamilton visits one of Gut Check's favorite addresses, Cherokee Street, to sample Lenten cuisine. When St. Louis Archbishop Raymond Burke, paragon of Catholic morality, picks up an issue the RFT, he likely grumbles that is published by a pack of Godless heathens. Th ... More >>

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    January 30, 2008