Captain D's Inc.

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    12 St. Louis Food and Drink Deals and Freebies for Tax Day

    Today is Tax Day, also known as mass chaos at the Springfield Post Office Day. Whether today finds you scrambling to get your info in order or basking in the smug satisfaction of submitting your taxes weeks ago, there is a reward: food and drink deals at restaurants across the St. Louis area. Once ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    When I.R.S. Means I'm Really Starving: Where to Find Food Specials on Tax Day

    Today is tax day. Normally it's April 15, but because it fell on a Sunday this year, Americans have an additional two days to get their shit together. If you're responsible and not scrambling a la the people of Springfield, then you have one more reason to be happy today: As usual, in honor of tax d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2012

    Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy and Captain D's

    Kholood EidA platter of the Captain's finest?​Captain D's locations are not easy to come by. In fact, they're almost as elusive as the mole in Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Almost.

  • News

    August 4, 2011
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    April 12, 2011

    Pretty Little Empire Explains How to Survive on Tour

    Photos courtesy of Pretty Little Empire.​Local Americana mainstays Pretty Little Empire recently returned from a few weeks on the road. Its stops included Chicago, Asheville, North Carolina, Lee's Summit and Austin for SXSW. The band comprises Justin Johnson on acoustic guitar and vocals; Wil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    ​This week we touched on matters both serious, e.g. local food pantry shortages, and, ahem, not so serious: behold, the baconpocalypse. What else did we do this week? Dinner and a Movie made a splash with Under the Sea and Captain D's. The Beertender made a case for take-home beer. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 20, 2010

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 1.20

    ‚Äč How to reduce BPA. (USA Today)Captain D's is for sale. (The Tennessean)British artist recreates American death row prisoners' last meals. (The Daily Mail)Invasive Asian carp, coming soon to dinner? (Twin Cities Pioneer Press)Breakfast, brought to you by robots. (

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    September 18, 2009

    Five Good Restaurants in Old Fast-Food Buildings

    View Larger MapAs I posted a few days ago, a new Vietnamese restaurant is opening at 3737 South Grand Boulevard, inside a former McDonald's. I'll admit that whenever I see a locally owned business taking over a chain restaurant's location, I smile. After the jump, in no particular order, five of my ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 29, 2009
  • Music

    April 16, 2003

    Piano Men

    Key-ticklers at the Drake Bar and the Big Bang reinvigorate the old piano-bar concept

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001

    Popular Seafood

    Red Lobster

  • Dining

    October 20, 1999


    Our reviewer and her intrepid pals navigate Vietnam Star's gargantuan menu

  • News

    March 17, 1999

    Reclamation Project

    Youth Build works to rebuild lives as it rebuilds the city