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Charlie Gitto

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2014

    The 5 Best Menus at Restaurant Week on the Hill 2014

    We have several restaurant weeks around St. Louis, and it really is a great way to sample all that a neighborhood has to offer. Restaurants prepare special prix fixe menus to give you a taste of the awesome eats. The Hill is celebrating Restaurant Week 2014 until April 27, and we've whittled down th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2014

    The Walking Dead Cast Ate at Charlie Gitto's on the Hill

    The nerds were out in full force earlier this month for Wizard World 2014. It's basically the Comic Con of St. Louis. Joss Whedon favorite Nathan Fillion helped a couple get engaged; even William Shatner was here. See also: The Three Best Things About Wizard World 2014 Several celebs have been in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    BlackFinn American Grille Has Closed

    BlackFinn American Grille (1147 Saint Louis Galleria; 314-726-5300) at the Galleria has permanently closed. Its website was live Monday morning, but now it's simply a message confirming the closure. All social media accounts have apparently been deleted as well. See also: BlackFinn American Grille: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2014

    Charlie Gitto's Toasted Ravioli Named One of 33 Iconic American Foods

    It's an ongoing battle to claim the original St. Louis toasted ravioli. Restaurant Impossible participant Mama Campisi's maintains it is the home of the original t-rav, as does Charlie Gitto's on the Hill. Either way, both legends revolve around the Oldani family. Strike another point for Charlie Gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    The Seven Best St. Louis-Based Chain Restaurants

    There are plenty of national chain restaurants in St. Louis, but go to any Midwestern city and you'll find a similar selection. Locally-based chains, however, are unique -- places we can claim as our own, and that usually end up defining (like it or not) St. Louis' culinary identity. Here's a list o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: August 30 to September 2

    There are festivals abound this weekend -- it is Labor Day, after all! Take advantage of the end of summer and your day off and spend it outside. Or, just use the halfway point between Mardi Gras as an excuse to eat Cajun food. Read on for our food-themed recommendations. See also: Food of the Fest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: May 10 to 12

    We hope you're thirsty this weekend. Read on for ways to quench that drinking curiosity with a wine festival, wine walk, beer-lesque, and bloody mary bar. Besides that, plenty of other drinking and dining options await. Read on for our suggestions. Friday (May 10): Rhythm & Ribs @ St. Charles Com ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Celebrate Restaurant Week on the Hill Through Sunday

    Every day is a celebration of food on the Hill, St. Louis' iconic Italian neighborhood. Toasted ravioli was invented there, and there's an Italian eatery on every corner. Dining on the Hill can feel like stepping into your Italian grandmother's kitchen for a taste of the old country. Every square fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2013

    Best Toasted Ravioli in St. Louis in Honor of National Ravioli Day

    Like any good superhero, culinary or otherwise, toasted ravioli has quite the origin story. Actually, it has several origin stories, none of which can be definitively proven or disproven. The most prevalent anecdote is that the St. Louis staple was invented in the 1940s when a chef accidentally dr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Neighborhood Bites: The Hill

    St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites. The Hill is the classic St. Louis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    First Look: Midwest Pasta Company

    At the corner of Cherokee Street and Illinois Avenue in a space originally built to be a dairy, a team of thirteen at Midwest Pasta Company rotate to mix, roll out, cut and package 2,600 pounds of fresh pasta per week. Production for local wholesale distribution at the Cherokee Antique Row location ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2012

    St. Charles Announces First Restaurant Week

    Downtown Restaurant Week is underway, but it's not too soon to start planning for the next event: St. Charles has announced its first restaurant week, to be held Monday, September 10, through Sunday, September 16.

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2012

    Wine Spectator 2012 Awards Promotes One, Omits Three St. Louis Restaurants

    We learned last week that Wine Spectator magazine's 2012 awards for restaurant wine lists would promote Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar (1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield; 636-449-6700) from its first-tier "Award of Excellence" to the grammatically knotty second-tier "Best of Award of Excellence." ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2011

    Balaban's -- Along With 3,700 Other Restaurants -- Wins 2011 Wine Spectator Award

    Jennifer SilverbergA view of Balaban's award-winning wine selection.​When we first heard that Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar (1772 Clarkson Road, Chesterfield; 636-449-6700) took home one of Wine Spectator's awards of excellence, we were happy for the restaurant. We still are. Open for just ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 13, 2011
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    January 12, 2011

    Charlie Gitto's in Chesterfield: Review Slideshow

    Jennifer SilverbergYaron Garcia, executive chef of the new Charlie Gitto's in Chestefield​Do we need another Charlie Gitto's? Maybe not -- but the issue isn't that simple. My review of the new Chesterfield location of Charlie Gitto's is now available online. Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of Char ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2011

    Review Preview: Charlie Gitto's

    Jennifer SilverbergThe pork "osso buco" at Charlie Gitto's​This week I go back to the future. Or something like that. It's the new Chesterfield version of a St. Louis favorite, Charlie Gitto's. Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2010

    September 2010 Openings and Closings

    Ian FroebBistro 1130 opened in Town and Country.​Ah, September. The weather has been lovely. Football is back, and this year's Rams look to be far less embarrassing than last year's model. The Cardinals...well...um...er...how about that Sam Bradford?As for restaurants, it was a fairly busy month, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2010

    Wine Spectator Hands Out 2010 Restaurant Awards

    Image via​Wine Spectator has announced its annual Restaurant Awards, honoring exemplary wine lists around the world.(Actually, the magazine might have announced these a few weeks ago. Gut Check's subscription lapsed a year back -- though I do prop up my monitor on a stack of 2008 issues.)This year ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 3.27-4.2

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Iron Stef: Stephanie made Peruvi-ish seafood and potatoes. Show Me Vegan: Lisa made red curry chickpeas and broccoli with coconut milk. St. Louis Eats and Drinks: The Pollacks compiled a farmers' market schedule.

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    Reminder: Downtown Restaurant Week 2009

    www.downtownrestaurantweek.netA friendly reminder that Downtown Restaurant Week 2009 begins next Monday, August 3, and runs through Sunday, August 9. This year, 25 downtown restaurants are offering three-course meals for $25 per person, tax and tip excluded. Downtown Restaurant Week also affords di ... More >>

  • Calendar

    July 29, 2009
  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Daily RFT picks for Twitter's Follow Friday Blogher Edition

    Blogher, an annual conference for women bloggers, is taking place in Chicago this week. So I chose to pick out some St. Louisans who are attending. Sometimes you can get a unique perspective on an event by reading the tweets of those who attend. I'm fairly sure that this is not a complete list of al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Downtown Restaurant Week 2009

    www.downtownrestaurantweek.netIt's that time of year again: Downtown Restaurant Week 2009 begins on Monday, August 3, and runs through Sunday, August 9. This year, 25 downtown restaurants are offering three-course meals for $25 per person, tax and tip excluded. Downtown Restaurant Week also affords ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 30, 2008
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    July 21, 2008
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    July 21, 2008
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    July 23, 2007
  • Music

    April 18, 2007

    The River of Dreams

    B-Sides gives you a guided tour of St. Louis through the eyes of Billy Joel, and provides three nifty downloads for the price of one.

  • News

    April 18, 2007

    The Wine Master

    A St. Louis sommelier strives to be among the best in the world.

  • Dining

    March 28, 2007
  • Calendar

    November 17, 2004

    Listen to America

    Ivan Tcherepnin settled the score

  • News

    January 14, 2004

    What Are Your Predictions for 2004?

    Week of January 14, 2004

  • Calendar

    December 24, 2003

    Hill-Swallowing

    A new book shares the history and the recipes of the Hill

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003

    Toasted Ravioli

    The Pasta House Co.

  • News

    June 12, 2002

    Old Man Trouble

    May Company and the city wish Jack Randall would just go away -- he won't

  • News

    May 2, 2001

    "I'm a Downtown Man"

    Jimmy is a big man in a small, strange world.

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001
  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001

    Toasted Ravioli

    Pasta House Co.

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000
  • News

    August 30, 2000

    True Believer

    Craig Heller sees the future of downtown -- and it works

  • Music

    December 9, 1998

    One for the Ages

    With son Bob at his side, multi-instrumentalist Bill Row continues a lifetime of making music for the people.

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