We can't believe it's already November. Halloween was a blast, and we recuperated with a little sushi (OK, a lot of sushi). Thanks to yesterday's Daylight Saving Time, it'll get dark earlier than ever tonight. Don't be sad, though -- go get some free food! All you have to do is guess where we ate th ... More >>
In recent years, a spate of Vietnamese restaurants have popped up, bringing delicious Pho, a spice-filled broth served with noodles, to the masses. And we couldn't be happier. Lemongrass and ginger, rice and noodles, all fresh and remarkably healthy -- here are seven of our favorite spots to grab au ... More >>
St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites. View Olive Boulevard Asian Eateries ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThe bun dac biet at Dao Tien Vietnamese BistroDao Tien Vietnamese Bistro (8600 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-995-6960) might not have the broadest menu among the area's Vietnamese restaurants, but what it does, it does very well. My review of Dao Tien is now availab ... More >>
At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!
Ian FroebSump Coffee in south city- A new coffeehouse called Sump Coffee is slated to open at 3700 South Jefferson Avenue in the city's Marine Park neighborhood.Michael Carey and Marlene Akemi Yamaguchi registered Sump with the Missouri Secretary of State last October. Carey and Yamaguchi also ow ... More >>
Gut Check reported earlier this month that Dao Tien Vietnamese Bistro would open at 8600 Olive Boulevard in University City. Driving by the address yesterday, I saw that it looks almost ready to go. I haven't had any luck contacting its owner, but it does have a website.According to the website, ... More >>