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    January 29, 2013

    10 Coolest (and Craziest) Cars of the 2013 St. Louis Auto Show

    I have been attending the St. Louis Auto Show for probably twenty years now. I can recall back when the Caprice-based Impala was a concept. The Viper and Sunfire as well. The Acura NSX. And I saw them all, live and in person. Over acres and acres of jam-packed floor space. Every manufacturer and n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Openings & Closings 2012: The Final Reckoning

    Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet. Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list. No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    First Look: Thai 202 Offers Sweet and Spicy Take-out in the Central West End

    Restauranteur Art Lee keeps it all in the family when it comes to food. Growing up in Thailand, his family ran an open market grocery store. He says the skills he gained then come in handy even now for the new business, Thai 202 (235 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-2002), which he runs with his wife an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2012

    Thai 202 Opens in Central West End

    Thai 202 is now open at 235 North Euclid Avenue in the Central West End, the address vacated earlier this year by Audi-K's.

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2012

    June 2012 Openings & Closings

    June was a very busy month for openings, including the much-anticipated debut of Southwest Diner (6803 Southwest Avenue; 314-260-7244), the discovery of the city's first Somali restaurant in quite some time and the arrival of three new food trucks. Closings included the popular Thai restaurant Land ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Tidbits from Yummies Soul Food Cafe, Thai 202, J. Spain's Waffles & Wings

    - Yummies Soul Food Cafe has relocated from 3149 Shenandoah Avenue to 2800 Olive Street. Riverfront Times' 2010 pick as "Best Soul Food Restaurant" and one of our "Five Best Spots for Comfort Food" for 2011, Yummies had originally intended to make the Olive space a second location, but then decided ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Audi-K's to Close Friday, June 22

    The Central West End hot-dog joint Audi-K's (235 North Euclid Avenue; 314-361-0270) will close after business on Friday, June 22. (The restaurant will be open until 2 a.m. that night, so technically it's closing on Saturday, June 23.) In a phone message, owner Audra Davis tells Gut Check that her h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2012

    The Best Super Bowl Commercials by the Music

    The Darkness saved Samsung's ad from spiraling down into forgettable territory. ​Let's be blunt. This year's Super Bowl was dismal for Midwesterners. Sure, there were exceptions. Transplants from Boston, New York City or New Jersey may have enjoyed the game. Some may have had a rooting intere ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2012

    The Seven Best Hot Dog Stands in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2010

    Pam's Chicago-Style Dogs vs. Audi-K's: The Chicago Dog Showdown!

    image via​You can keep your filet mignon and your foie gras and your pheasant under glass -- when Gut Check feels blue, what we crave is a hot dog. ​And while we'll never argue with eating dogs Texas-style (chili and cheese) or New York-style (with mustard and sauerkrat), the hot dog that real ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Planet's Daily News Kiosk's School of Journalism, In Survey Results

    Kase WickmanLast week, we told you about the financial woes of the Central West End's beloved Planet's Daily News Kiosk (which, judging by a quick drive past this morning, appears to be selling papers again, as of today!). ​Since then, we've heard from several customers who say that Tony and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2010

    Restaurant Roll Call for 2009

    RFT editorial coordinator Courtney Schilling and I did our best to compile as thorough a list of openings and closings as possible. Inevitably, though, some places will slip through the cracks. Please drop us a line or leave a comment with additions or deletions. - IanIan FroebMcCormick & Schmic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2009

    FoodWire: Audi-K's Now Open in Central West End

    Audi-K's is now open at 235 North Euclid Avenue in the Central West End. The tiny restaurant serves hot dogs in numerous variations, from plain to Chicago-style to chili cheese to the "BLT Dog" (exactly what it sounds like). The menu also includes nachos, a few sides (beans and weenies!) and New Orl ... More >>

  • News

    May 25, 2005


    Week of May 25, 2005

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    February 9, 2005


    Handwriting experts, Bosnian profanity and televised breakups: all part of Michael Hetelson's revolutionary vision for indoor soccer in St. Louis

  • News

    September 1, 2004

    Fair Ferment

    Tom Schlafly is frothing over his beer's banishment from St. Louis' biggest art festival

  • News

    July 21, 2004

    Highway Robbery

    Beware of auto-transport companies that promise safe and timely delivery of your car

  • Calendar

    January 31, 2001

    It's a Gas, Gas, Gas

    The 2001 St. Louis Auto Show has a vehicle for everyone -- from classic to concept

  • News

    July 21, 1999

    Sympathy for the Devil

    Six years ago, a St. Louis judge took a hell of a risk. He let Von Nebbitt go free despite years of drug dealing and stealing, weapons offenses and parole violations. One of them has learned a lesson.

  • News

    January 20, 1999

    Wheel Be Seeing You

    A first-timer's guide to this year's auto show