File under: "If you can't stand the heat."
Last night St. Louis' vociferous conservative talker/tweeter Dana Loesch called out the chef de cuisine of Clayton's Little Country Gentleman after he took to Twitter to take a shot at fans of her radio show.
Won't be eating at @lcgentleman since it seems ... More >>
In the annals of musical genres and styles that compel a desire to do violence to one's ears and eyes and other orifices, the stuff proffered by the likes of the Disney Channel and Nickelodeon -- "family music" to use a misnomer in this case -- has few equals. Kids may love it and consume it in Cost ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsI'm in yur saladz, surviving cuz itz organgic.Over a month after recalling listeria-contaminated cantaloupes from Jensen Farms in Colorado, the death toll continues to climb. As of Wednesday, 29 people have died from listeria linked to the melons.
While a 1985 listeria outb ... More >>
Dear Mr. Vernon, you see us as a pop star, a pop star, a pop star, a pop star, and a pop star...David Cook's decision to cover "Don't You Forget About Me," currently the official "send-off" song of season season of American Idol, was as an especially gutsy move for an alum of a show that has, ... More >>
Ian FroebDavid Lowery at the Duck Room in Blueberry HillDavid Lowery/Johnny HickmanBlueberry HillMay 24, 2011In February, after nearly three decades as the lead singer of Camper Van Beethoven and then Cracker, David Lowery released his first (excellent) solo effort, The Palace Guards. That album ... More >>
Image viaOrange roughy, a species singled out for protection by GreenpeaceGreenpeace has released its latest report on the sustainable-seafood efforts of major supermarkets.The bad news is that none of the major chains scored over 70 points on the 100-point scale, the mark for being considered a ... More >>
WikipediaLovely, deadly zeppole.One person is dead and at least 38 have become ill - 24 hospitalized - from salmonella in pastries sold by a Johnston, Rhode Island bakery.
Food Safety News reports that those infected all consumed zeppole made by DeFusco's Bakery. The pastries were sold in s ... More >>
Costco condemns veal producer at urging of animal rights group. The Associated Press reports that the Washington-based wholesale club was presented a video of Buckeye Veal Farm in Ohio, made by animal rights group Mercy for Animals. The video shows calves chained in pens too small for them to lie do ... More >>
The beauty of the craft website Etsy is that a simple fifteen-minute search can introduce you a plethora of objects you never knew existed but that you need right now. Here are some creations by local Etsy-ers.
image viaCocoa with Sherlock Photo Notecard by Mysterious Jottings.
"The perfect ... More >>
While South Africa is no longer entirely unknown as a wine-producing nation, many know it only by the Goats du Roam line of value-priced varietal wines. Those can be decent, despite the punny name, but the country actually has a long wine tradition.
The Dutch brought a passion for the grape when th ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/cindy47452You may not be aware, but there are high and low seasons for gasoline consumption. (Yeah, it was a surprise to us, too.) The summer driving season ended last week, on Labor Day, and in the resulting plummeting of gas prices, St. Louis ended up with the lowest in the na ... More >>
So apparently Daryl Strawberry had himself some sex, huh? See, the Straw Man, now all grown up, Christitized, and living right here in the 'Lou, is coming out with a book that details his sex-and-drugs-and-rock-and-roll (probably minus the rock and roll, to be completely honest), lifestyle in t ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure.Sometimes I try to imagine Bess' cat heritage. The first four months of her life are a mystery to me. I know she had a mother and litter-mates. Someone fed her and taught her how to use the litter box and somewhere ... More >>
We could pretend that going to the supermarket is a new kind of adventure now that times are tight. Shopping trips become infinitely more exciting when you add the element of mental calculation. It's almost like going on The Price is Right, except without Bob Barker. How much food can you get for 2 ... More >>