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Chuy Arzola

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Openings & Closings 2012: The Final Reckoning

    Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet. Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list. No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2012

    First Look: Hendrick's BBQ Combines Blues, Barbeque and Moonshine (Photos)

    See also: First Look: Diablito's Cantina See also: Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's Getting a taste of Hendrick's BBQ (1200 South Main Street, St. Charles; 636-724-8600) can feel like digging a fork into a not-so-humble sized slice of the South or somewhere else far fro ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    The Nine Best Tapas/Small Plates Restaurants in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 6, 2012

    Tidbits from Chuy Arzola, Sassy Jac's, Farmhaus

    The patio at Chuy Arzola​- WIth Dr. Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes having opened Diablito's Cantina nearby, changes were sure to follow at their other Mexican restaurant, Chuy Arzola (3701 Lindell Boulevard; 314-644-4430). Chuy Arzola is now essentially a bar, with a limited menu of such drink-frie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    First Look: Diablito's Cantina

    Kaylen WissengerThe "Cucuy's Coffee" at Diablito's​"I HATE tequila," says Ami Grimes, co-owner of the brand-new Diablito's Cantina (3761 Laclede Avenue; 314-644-4430). "But when Angie [Cornish, head bartender] started creating the infused tequilas, I was all for it." Which is a good thing, as ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2011

    Tidbits from Duff's, Diablitos Cantina

    ​- Central West End institution Duff's (392 North Euclid Avenue; 314-361-0522) is for sale, according to an item (subscription required) in the current issue of the St. Louis Business Journal. Duff's opened in 1972, part of the fabled "Class of '72" of St. Louis restaurants. This weekend, Post-Dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    St. Louis Chefs Are an Educated Lot

    Chrissy WilmesChris Williams of Franco studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.​Last week Eater asked chefs if they thought culinary school was worth the time and expense for aspiring chefs. The answer was a resounding "probably not." The discussion made us wonder how well-e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 2, 2011

    Dear Chuy Arzola's: Please Don't Change Lunch.

    Welcome to Lunch Bucket List, a recurring feature in which Gut Check checks out the many lunch specials available at restaurants around town. Know a lunch special we should check out? Drop us a line.Robin WheelerThe Austin from Chuy Arzola's​The Place: Chuy Arzola's (3701 Lindell Boulevard; 31 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2011

    Where To Go For Cinco

    Nick SchnelleA photo from last year's Cherokee Street Cinco de Mayo parade​St. Louisans definitely love to drink, and this week, we'll trade in our cans of PBR for pitchers of margaritas! That's right, it's time for Cinco de Mayo in St. Louis. While arguably the city's biggest party, Cherokee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2011

    Chef Christopher Lee Kicks Off Mardi Gras With Cajun Cook-Off Win

    Robin WheelerChristopher Lee, your 2011 Cajun Cook-off champeen!​St. Louis started Mardi Gras season on Saturday not in Soulard but at the World's Fair Pavillion, with the annual Cajun Cook-Off. Chef Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's and chef de cuisine Katie Case ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    The Knives Have It: Local Chefs and Their Favorite Tools

    co.designMore gadgets than a Williams-Sonoma outlet store. (Click pic for humongous version.)​ Got gadgets? Pop Chart Lab does, and they've put 100 of them on a poster. But are all of them beloved? Can you find any local chefs who give names to their chinoise, or keep their clam knife in hand ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Represent! Local Chefs Sound Off About Missouri Foods

    ​Recently the purveyors of adorability at I Can Has Cheezburger released a map on their food blog, My Food Looks Funny, indicating what food best represents each state. According to the map, Missouri's best represented by toasted ravioli. Really? Not so very long ago, people who lived mor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    Chef's Choice Recipe: Christopher Lee's Muffuletta and Beignets

    This is part three of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with chef Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's. Part one is available here; part two is here. Robin WheelerOne of Christopher Lee's beignets for you...one, two, three, four for us....​Christopher Lee's c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 4, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Kerry Soraci ​This week, Gut Check decided to ease back into the swing of things after a sun- and fun-filled Memorial Day. And what better way to kick things off than watching a little TV? I Scream Cakes' Kerry Soraci made an appearance on the new Cooking Channel's "Foodogra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's, Part 2

    This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria, and Chuy Arzola's. To read part one, click here. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will be available soon. Robin Wheeler​Did your family cook when you were a child? If so, what mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 2, 2010

    Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's

    This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Christopher Lee of Cafe Ventana, Sanctuaria and Chuy Arzola's. Part two will be published tomorrow. Part three, a recipe from Chef Lee, will appear on Friday. Robin Wheeler​Before Christopher Lee took the reins as executive chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    2009 in Review: May

    ​​It was the month of Kristen! My colleague Kristen Hinman won three prestigious journalism awards for her stellar feature about Missouri hog farmer Russ Kremer, "The Pope of Pork": a James Beard Foundation award, an Associaton of Alternative Newsweeklies award and an Association of Food Journal ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 25, 2009
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    November 16, 2009

    FoodWire: Sanctuaria "Wild Tapas" Now Open in Forest Park Southeast Grove

    Sanctuaria is now open at 4198 Manchester Avenue in Forest Park Southeast's Grove neighborhood (the former Agave location). Heading the kitchen is chef Christopher Lee, who might be the new busiest man in the St. Louis restaurant biz, thanks to his work at Café Ventana and the new Chuy Arzola's. Th ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 21, 2009
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    August 12, 2009
  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Review Slideshow: Chuy Arzola's

    Jennifer Silverberg​My review of the new Chuy Arzola's is now available online. Chuy Arzola's is located at 3701 Lindell Boulevard. For more information, including the menu, visit the restaurant's website. In this week's Back of the House slideshow, Jennifer Silverberg takes you into the ki ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Review Preview: Chuy Arzola's

    This week I visit the new Chuy Arzola's, relocated from Dogtown to the Coronado building.Jennifer Silverberg​After the jump, a sneak peek at my review...

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    FoodWire: Latitude 26° Now Open

    Latitude 26° is now open at 6405 Clayton Road in Dogtown (the former Chuy Arzola's space). The Tex-Mex restaurant is owned by Tony and Kelli Almond, who also operate Almond's in Clayton. According to the sign posted in the front door, the restaurants is open for lunch 11:30 a.m.-2 pm and for dinner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2009

    FoodWire: New Chuy Arzola's Now Open

    www.chuyarzolas.comChuy Arzola's has opened its new location at 3701 Lindell Boulevard, the former location of Joe Boccardi's Ristorante. At present, the transplanted Dogtown institution is open for dinner only. For more info, call 314-652-4283. (That's the phone number of Agave, which the Arzola fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    FoodWire: Chuy Arzola's Returns

    Sauce and Feast broke the news earlier this week, and now there's a big, honking ad in the dead-tree edition of the RFT trumpeting the news: Chuy Arzola's, the Dogtown institution that closed last year, is returning.The Mexican restaurant will take over the Joe Boccardi's location at 3701 Lindell Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2009

    FoodWire: La Dolce Via Returns

    Today has a theme: The return of restaurants past! Though, unlike Chuy Arzola's, we knew all along that La Dolce Via (4470 Arco Avenue; Web site) would be returning. After a couple of months of renovations, the Forest Park Southeast bakery/coffeeshop/restaurant opens for brunch this Saturday fr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2008

    In This Week's Issue: Onesto, Chuy Arzola's and the QuikTrip Grill

    My review of Onesto is now available online. Click here to read. Also in this week's issue: Malcolm samples the fare at the new QuikTrip Grill, while Kristie bids farewell to Chuy Arzola's. - Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    July 9, 2008

    Texas Tornado

    Chuy Arzola's
    6405 Clayton Avenue

  • Blogs

    July 2, 2008

    The Last Days of Chuy Arzola's

    Patrons wait for a table outside Chuy Arzola's shortly before noon. The Dogtown institution closes after service tomorrow. - Ian Froeb

  • Dining

    July 2, 2008
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    June 24, 2008
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    January 30, 2008

    Agave gives Mexican cuisine the white-tablecloth treatment.

    It just might be able to find its niche in the Grove.

  • News

    May 25, 2005

    Ain't No Cure for the Summertime Booze

    Chill out at these St. Louis watering holes

  • News

    August 25, 2004
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    December 24, 2003
  • Calendar

    November 26, 2003

    Sweet Science o' Mine

    Guns 'n Hoses returns

  • Dining

    April 23, 2003

    More Than Mean Margaritas

    Pueblo Solis dishes up authentic, delicious Mexican -- and pours libations to match

  • Restaurants

    April 2, 2003
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    April 2, 2003

    Margaritas

    Hacienda

  • Restaurants

    April 17, 2002

    Margaritas

    Hacienda

  • News

    December 12, 2001

    Bar Wars

    Who is Joe Staebell, and why is he battling booze in Dogtown?

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001
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    April 18, 2001

    Mexican Cuisine

    Hacienda Mexican Restaurant

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001

    Margaritas

    Hacienda Mexican Restaurant

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