Danny Meyer

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2014

    Danny Meyer Was in St. Louis Which Obviously Means We're Getting a Shake Shack

    St. Louis-turned-New York restaurateur Danny Meyer was in town this week which ZOMG obviously means we're getting a Shake Shack! OK, not so fast. Death in the Afternoon already squashed our dreams of getting one at Citygarden. So, was Meyer on his way to fulfilling all our hopes and dreams? See als ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    10 Things You Didn't Know About Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

    Ted Drewes (6726 Chippewa Street; 314-481-2652) is a St. Louis institution, but you already knew that. Any St. Louisan worth their salt can conjure up daydreams of that creamy custard. But there are some things you (probably) don't know about the historic Route 66 landmark. Warning: delicious photos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2014

    Tom Colicchio On Tatyana Telnikova's Decision to Change Craft Art Bar Name: "Wise"

    Consider these two very different restaurateurs. The first is Tatyana Telnikova, small-business owner, proprietress of the quirky and beloved HandleBar in the Grove, Russian immigrant. The other is Tom Colicchio, star of TV's Top Chef, pioneer of the New York restaurant scene, and owner of the wildl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2013

    IKEA is Coming: 5 Businesses St. Louis Will Freak Out Over Next

    Rumors that an IKEA furniture store could open in St. Louis kept news outlets and Facebook campaigns busy for years before Swedish retailers made the deal official last week. Every few months, it seemed, a fresh whisper would reignite the blogs and comments in business gossip. But now that IKEA see ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    Citygarden's Beautiful Restaurant is Vacant -- Could Shake Shack Swoop In?

    After Joe's Chili Bowl (808 Chestnut Street; 314-241-7070) closes next week, there will be, yet again, a vacancy at the stunning Citygarden restaurant. We got to thinking -- wouldn't it be the perfect spot for a St. Louis outpost of Shake Shack? Founder Danny Meyer is a St. Louis native, after all, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 29, 2013

    Travel Leisure Magazine Lauds Bixby's and O'Connell's Pub

    Travel Leisure, which cancelled Gut Check's subscription and banned us for life after we requested to receive only the Leisure half of the magazine, has honored two St. Louis restaurants in recent features. First up is Bixby's (Lindell Boulevard & DeBaliviere Avenue; 314-361-7313), the restaurant ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    2009 in Review: April

    ​​In 2008, then-Senator Barack Obama fell in love with Pi's pizza during a campaign visit to St. Louis. In April of this year, President Obama invited Pi's Chris Sommers and team to the White House to cook that pizza. Surely, that couldn't annoy anyone, right? Except for the owners of Chicago pi ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 3, 2009
  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    FoodWire: Pappy's Smokehouse NYC Bound!

    Ian FroebMike Emerson serving whole-hog barbecue at Pappy's Smokehouse in February.Pappy's Smokehouse (3106 Olive Street; Web site) owner Mike Emerson posted fantastic news on the STL Bites forum: His Midtown barbecue joint has been invited to participate in this year's Big Apple Barbecue Block Part ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2009

    Hey, Danny Meyer! Cards Fans Gotta Eat, Too!

    My colleague Chad Garrison passed along this Wall Street Journal article reviewing the food at the Yankees' and the Mets' new stadiums. Restaurateur extraordinaire Danny Meyer receives a whole lotta love for his offerings at the Mets' Citi Field. These include outposts of his ridiculously popular Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2008

    Danny Meyer on KDHX

    St. Louis native son Danny Meyer will be the guest on Topic A on KDHX (88.1 FM) 7:30-8 p.m. Monday. Meyer is the restaurateur behind Union Square Café, Gramercy Tavern, Blue Smoke (which got barbecue advice from 17th Street Bar & Grill's Mike Mills) and several other wildly successful New York City ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 6, 2007

    'Cue Ball

    Ian goes east — and discovers great barbecue.

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    December 20, 2006

    Unreal News Challenge 2006

    Week of December 21, 2006

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    October 29, 2003

    Big Machers

    The scribes of the Jewish Book Fest

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    December 19, 2001

    Kitchen Confidential

    Fully Committed single-handedly explores the zaniness of the restaurant-booking trade