Buffalo Wild Wings Inc.

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2014

    Sixteen Stupid Hats Musicians Love Wearing

    Recently, my enemies have been accusing me of having a problem with hats. Maybe it's because I am (predictably) a bald, pale music critic and wearing a hat makes me look like a Nosferatu vampire-creature. But personally, I think someone's choice of headwear can tell a lot about a person -- usually h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2013

    First Look: Cini Serves Molto Bene Italian Food

    Sure, a salad or a bowl of pasta topped with made-from-scratch diavolo sauce and tons of fresh veggies sounds wholesome and healthy and all -- but doesn't it sound even better when the meal comes accompanied by bite-size, deep-fried arancini? At brand-new Italian fast-casual concept Cini (374 South ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2013

    Fast-Casual Italian Restaurant Cini Opens Today

    Cini, a new fast-casual Italian concept from the owners of Il Bel Lago (11631 Olive Boulevard, Creve Coeur; 314-994-1080) and the local franchisees of Buffalo Wild Wings opened this morning at 374 South Grand Boulevard. Cini is short for arancini, the classic Italian street food of fried rice balls ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    21 Holiday Food and Restaurant Specials, Deals and Freebies

    For Gut Check there's no better way to say "Season's Eatings" than with restaurant specials and deals. Much is made about overeating and weight gain during the holiday season, but really you'd be a fool not to eat free food when it's shoveled at you in the form of restaurant gift cards, BOGO special ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2012

    Mariah Carey, No Doubt The Latest Victims Of Inexplicable NFL Counter-Programming

    Disclosure: I like both No Doubt and football, and after I used Mariah Carey's "Heartbreaker" to make a 90s-pop-related point I couldn't stop listening to it. I think this puts me in a unique position to say that the NFL's continued attempts to attract a non-traditional audience by tossing female po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 29, 2012

    Consumer Reports' Nine Best Chain Restaurants: St. Louis Has Only Three

    Usually, when Gut Check mentions chain restaurants, no matter the context, at least one of you, dear readers, helpfully points out that "OMG CHAINS ARE TEH SUCK, JUST GO LIVE IN THE COUNTY IF YOU LOVE CHAINS SO MUCH." Or something like that. Consumer Reports' survey (via Eater) of 47,565 diners s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Openings & Closings 2011: The Final Reckoning

    At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!

  • Dining

    November 10, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    October 2011 Openings & Closings

    Mabel Suen​October was a crazy month in St. Louis. While the activity in the restaurant scene paled in comparison to what happened at Busch Stadium, this was still one of the busiest stretches of restaurant openings that I've experienced over the past few years.Notable openings included Baileys' R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 1, 2011

    12,000 Pounds of Wings Get Prepped for Midwest Wingfest

    Image viaA scene from a wing-eating contest at last year's Midwest Wingfest.​This holiday weekend, the second annual Midwest Wingfest takes place in Fairview Heights, Illinois, on Saturday, September 3, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m, providing a way to honor U.S. veterans while dining supreme. The ev ... 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

    August 12, 2011

    Buffalo Wild Wings Coming to Brentwood

    ​Buffalo Wild Wings is building a new location at the southwest corner of the intersection of Hanley Road and Strassner Drive, directly across Strassner from TwinOak Wood-Fired Fare. Construction on the exterior of the building looks to be fairly far along. There are, by my count, eleven Buffalo W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 7, 2011

    Market Pub House's Blazing Wing Challenge: Gut Check Investigates

    Ettie BernekingRFT staffer Mark Madonna suffers through a ghost pepper wing.​Disappointed with our writer's Pearl Cafe spice challenge defeat, Gut Check decided it was time to turn up the heat: The same no-pay writer should try the much-hotter ghost-pepper-wing challenge at Market Pub House (6 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    RFT Staffer Conquers Pearl Cafe Spice Challenge

    Image viaMark Madonna, not sweating after finishing off a Level 25 dish.​Gut Check International HQ sacrificed another RFT employee to the Pearl Cafe (8416 North Lindbergh Boulevard, Florissant; 314-831-3701) spice challenge on Saturday. Mark Madonna, a senior classified account executive, st ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2010

    Oysters and Love and Other Drugs

    Kholood EidOysters Bienville: Feeling randy yet?​The night began auspiciously, with the Cure's "Friday I'm in Love" on the car radio. How better to set out for a Dinner and a Movie that commenced with shellfish at the Broadway Oyster Bar and move on to a screening of Love and Other Drugs, star ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2010

    Thor Fox Will Beat You at Big Buck Hunter​It's Monday afternoon, and Thor Fox is stationed at Buffalo Wild Wings on Olive, indulging in his favorite hobby: Big Buck Hunter. You can find Big Buck Hunter tournaments tonight at Hair of the Dog. The Big Buck Girls (as seen in the game!) will be on hand, chee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2010

    Walmart Sandwiches Recalled

    Deli meat used in Walmart sandwiches recalled for possible listeria contamination. Food Safety News reports that Zemco from Buffalo, New York, has recalled over 380,000 pounds of meat. None of the meat was sold as retail product; it was all used for Walmart's Marketside Grab and Go Sandwiches. Par ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2008

    In St. Peters, Hundreds Camp Out for Chicken Wings

    The Buffalo Wild Wings grand opening in St. Peters today was about more than just free wings for a year to the first 100 people in line. It was also about bonding over a collective love of chicken wings.

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2008

    Gentleman Auction House Tour Diary, Day Fourteen: Columbus, Ohio

    Venue: High Five Bar & Grill Location: Columbus, Ohio Date: 06.19.08 Other Bands: Ruvane After snoozing the morning away, we felt our tummies growling, so we piled in the van and followed Ahmed down toward the Ohio State campus.

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    The Bough Breaks

    When fourteen trees fall in St. Peters, who picks up the tab?

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003

    Chicken Wings