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.
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Last month, Libya welcomed its first-ever U.S. franchise restaurant. Not McDonald's. Not Starbucks. Cinnabon.
The franchisees, brothers Arief and Ahmed Swaidek, opened the restaurant -- actually a combination Cinnabon-Carvel -- in the capital, Tripoli. According to a press release from Cinnabon, th ... More >>
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 >>
Aimee LevittThe idea of going to a microbrewery for Sunday brunch brings to mind the Replacements song "Beer for Breakfast." It begins, "All I wanna do is drink beer for breakfast/All I wanna eat is them barbecue chips" and ends, "Halle-fucking-lujah, I'm a bum!" It really is a wonderful song ... More >>
Ian Froeba Mr. X PizzaThis week, Ian established a brand new column -- Lunch Bucket List. In it, Gut Check will scope out local lunch specials and give you a full report. The first installation posed the question "Does Mr. X Pizza Hit the Spot?"
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Tax Day - even with a few buffer days because who in the world can turn in their taxes on a Friday? That's practically, almost the weekend! - is so stressful. Especially for people who've waited until the very last minute to file. To reward poor time management, mall-based Cinnabon ... More >>
Perdue Farms recalls 92,000 pounds of Great Value brand chicken nuggets, which may contain pieces of plastic,
Cinnabon moves beyond face-sized sweet rolls. Nation's Restaurant News reports that the mall and airport staple will evolve into a bakery-cafe concept with breakfast egg sandwiches, espres ... More >>