Cory King

  • Blogs

    November 26, 2014

    The 10 Best Food Instagrams in St. Louis This Week: November 19 to 25

    We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Instagram was practically made for pictures of food. Gut Check has rounded up our favorite foodie accounts in St. Louis, but there are so many cool photos every week, we wanted to share what St. Louis' best chefs, bartenders and eaters are Instagramming. ... More >>

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    November 11, 2014

    Openings: Avenue, Side Project, Larder & Cupboard, Riverbend

    It's been a busy few days for St. Louis restaurants. There were several openings, which means more delicious food (and some killer Instagram photos). Here's the roundup of what you may have missed, and what's coming up this week. See also: Cory King Debuts Tasting Room, Side Project Cellar [PHOTOS]

  • Blogs

    November 10, 2014

    Cory King Debuts Tasting Room, Side Project Cellar [PHOTOS]

    "Welcome, friends!" Cory King greets us as we walk in to his newest venture, the Side Project Cellar (7373 Marietta Avenue). It's the Friday before the public opening, and King has invited us, along with a small number of friends and family members, to check the place out. Karen King, his wife and C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2014

    Perennial and New Belgium Release Lips of Faith Collaboration

    Collaborations between breweries aren't exactly new, but they have been becoming a much more common sight on area beer shelves lately. They can give brewers a chance to exchange ideas with others and mix their individual house styles. The best collaborations often result in something unique that nei ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2014

    Perennial's Abraxas Named the Best Beer in Missouri

    Pretty much ever since Perennial Artisan Ales (8125 Michigan Avenue; 314-631-7300) opened in 2011, it has had a cult following. And no brew in town has a bigger one than the rare Abraxas. It's "deep brown with a thick head, [and] a complex body with a delicious lingering roastiness...intended to cha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2014

    15 Must-Drink Events at St. Louis Craft Beer Week 2014

    It's the most wonderful time of the year -- no, not Christmas. St. Louis Craft Beer Week begins this Saturday, July 26 and is sponsoring events all over town until August 3. It can be hard to whittle it down to something manageable (more power to you if you're trying to hit every single one), so we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2014

    Cory King Inks Deal For Side Project Beer Tasting Room in Maplewood

    Head brewer Cory King wanted to keep the news under wraps, at least until he was further along in the process. But word got out that he is opening a new beer-tasting room for Side Project Brewing, the Cellar, in Maplewood at 7373 Marietta Avenue after the city granted his liquor license this week. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 31, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: January 31 to February 2

    Yes, it's Super Bowl weekend (already!), but there are plenty of non-football activities going on this weekend. Help raise some money to save Local Harvest Cafe & Grocery, see the Pi Pizza-loving Alton Brown or take a sugary tour of Maplewood. Check out our food-related recommendations after the ju ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2013

    Side Project Brewing Gives Us a Sneak Peek

    Saturday, September 28, has long been circled on the calendars of beer-lovers, because on this day, Cory King's Side Project Brewing (8125 Michigan Avenue; 314-631-7300) unveils the first beers of an ambitious lineup. The non-ticketed, open-to-all event has piqued the interest of many and is expecte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2013

    Photos: Firkin Fest Draws a Thirsty Crew of Beer Drinkers to iTap Soulard on Saturday

    Cask-aged beers were tapped on Saturday afternoon at the International Tap House in Soulard (1711 South Ninth Street; 314-621-4333), as part of the third-annual Firkin Fest. (Firkin being the term used to describe a cask of beer). In total, thirteen casks were tapped -- five casks were tapped at noo ... More >>

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    July 23, 2013

    10 Must-Drink Events for St. Louis Craft Beer Week (July 27-August 4)

    Combine St. Louis' rich beer brewing heritage with a recent explosion of local craft beers and you've got all the reason you need to celebrate. Thus, the 2013 STL Craft Beer Week: a collection of wonderful events running from July 27 to August 4 that will make beer-lovers rejoice. With a schedule ra ... More >>

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    January 8, 2013

    Tidbits: More Tuesdays for Farmhaus, a 100 for Perennial, Jobs at Tucanos

    - In November of last year, Farmhaus (3257 Ivanhoe Avenue; 314-647-3800) announced that it would expand its dinner service to Tuesdays to accomodate holiday demand. (The restaurants regular schedule had been lunch Monday through Thursday, dinner Wednesday through Saturday.) Today, the acclaimed res ... More >>