For the third time in the past four years, Gerard Craft of Niche (1831 Sidney Street; 314-773-7755) was a finalist for the James Beard Foundation's "Best Chef: Midwest" award. For the third time, Craft didn't win.
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Gut Check has been known to enjoy us some New Yorker every now and then. (And by "now and then" we mean "now and then." When someone tells us they read the New Yorker every week, we know they're 1) paid to do so, 2) an insufferable bore, 3) letting mildew grow on their shower curtain and shit, or 4) ... More >>
The Obamas dine at Dan Barber's acclaimed farm-to-table restaurant, Blue Hill. (Washington Post)A New York Times editorial argues that, for all her support of local and organic foods, Michelle Obama doesn't give the act of cooking enough support.China cracks down on a dish that begins with killing a ... More >>