Chesapeake Bay

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2014

    Review: Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. Is a Delicious, Transportive Experience

    Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. (1831 Sidney Street; 314-772-8858) 4:30-9:30 p.m. Mon.-Thurs., 4:30-10:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 1:30-8:30 p.m. Sun. To say that Peacemaker Lobster & Crab Co. brings good seafood to St. Louis is a huge understatement. It's more like the doorway to the Benton Park eatery i ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 22, 2014
  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    Soft-Shell Crabs at Napoli 2

    Deborah HylandThe "Peelers" at Napoli 2​Traditionally, soft-shell crab season begins on the first full moon in May, when blue crabs in the Chesapeake Bay molt, leaving them with paper-thin shells. Theoretically, soft-shells are available until September, but good luck finding them in St. Louis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    "I Was Wondering Why All the Birds Are, Like, Dying": 911 Calls From Beebe, Arkansas

    image via​It's still unclear why several thousand birds fell from the sky over Beebe, Arkansas, on New Year's Eve and whether this is, indeed, an early sign of the impending apocalypse. Mysterious bird deaths have now been reported in Sweden and Louisiana and, adding to the sense of doom, mill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    The Morning Brew: 4.16

    The FDA gives a boost to small organic farms with a variety of new efforts to improve conditions for farmers. "Guys, this is your window - use it," USDA Deputy Secretary Kathleen Merrigan told organic farmers and the companies that work with them on Wednesday. According to the San Francisco Chronic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: Dunkin' Donuts dropped off coffee at the office, presumably in response to my missive: No doughnuts, though.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 8.4

    More oysters in the Chesapeake Bay -- though the population still has a long way to go to recover fully. (New York Times)Behind the scenes of the Cooks Illustrated empire. (Boston Globe)A new study links women's improved sex lives to red wine. (Wine Spectator)

  • Blogs

    February 16, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 2.16

    A lengthy, but illuminating, history of the disgraced Peanut Corp. of America and its founding family, the Parnells. (Washington Post)In light of the current salmonella outbreak, Americans are eating less peanut products, even in cases when there is no risk. (UPI)A controversial plan to save the Che ... More >>

  • News

    February 11, 2009
  • News

    September 17, 2008
  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008
  • Dining

    July 7, 2004

    Cut to the Chase

    Eau Bistro is better -- and edgier -- than ever

  • Dining

    April 24, 2002

    Grand Funk

    Wildly successful restaurateur Eddie Neill does it again -- or does he?

  • Film

    October 6, 1999


    Directed by Sydney Pollack

  • News

    February 10, 1999

    Hunting Dog

    When a frisky retriever paid an unexpected visit to the neighbors, he wasn't welcomed -- he was shot. And such killings are anything but uncommon.