Del Taco Inc.

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2012

    5 More St. Louis Drive-Thru Restaurant Crimes (Drunk Lady at Hardee's Not Included)

    Yesterday Gut Check's sister blog Daily RFT reported that a drunk lady passed out in the drive-thru line at a Hardee's just across the Mississippi River in Godfrey, Illinois. The incident began on Saturday, November 24, at 9:57 p.m. when the Madison County Sheriff's Office was called to respond to a ... More >>

  • News

    March 8, 2012
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    February 9, 2012
  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Introducing the 2012 RFT Web Awards Finalists

    ​The good news? The St. Louis online community is alive and well. The bad news? There's so much great content out there, it's extremely difficult to come up with a list of the best of the best. But, hey, this is the Internet. People love them some lists. We'd hate to disappoint. So, then, the ... More >>

  • News

    December 29, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Alderwoman Marlene Davis Explains Her 2010 Bankruptcy

    Alderwoman's jazz club hit a flat note.​Alderwoman Marlene Davis says she was a casualty of the recession. In July 2007, three months after winning the election for the 19th Ward seat, Davis bought the popular Central West End jazz club Gene Lynn's. Davis tells Daily RFT she always dreamed of owni ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2011

    Meeting Dangles Hope to Flying Saucer Fans

    ​The saga of the former Del Taco building at 212 South Grand Boulevard -- a.k.a the Flying Saucer -- continues. Alderwoman Marlene Davis and developer Rick Yackey held a public meeting outside the Saucer yesterday evening.Albert Samaha reports on the meeting for Daily RFT:Yackey explained that he' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Rick Yackey Vows To Do His Best To Not Demolish Saucer on South Grand

    Albert SamahaThe saga continues...​On Sunday, developer Rick Yackey sent the St. Louis Post-Dispatch a statement declaring that he will explore every possibility before demolishing the Saucer on South Grand. According to the P-D, Yackey pledged "to hire an architect, talk with potential tenan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    Tidbits from Del Taco, Ozzie's, Del Pietro's

    Are you tired of this picture yet?​A new week, a new development in the saga of the former Del Taco building at 212 South Grand Boulevard. Developer Rick Yackey, who owns the flying saucer, has released a statement to the Post-Dispatch in which he says he will consider alternatives to demolishing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Alderman French Calls Mayor's Speed Bump Veto "Petty Politics"

    "His veto has more to do with politics than it does with public safety," says French.​St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay vetoed yesterday the bill that would add speed bumps to O'Fallon Park -- and 21st Ward Alderman Antonio French is not happy. "It's ridiculous," he says. "The people of north St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    Gut Check Gets Stewed

    ​The good folks at StewedSTL invited me to be the guest for the third edition of their St. Louis food, drink and restaurant podcast. Listen as we drink gin and chew the fat about a wide range of topics, including, but not limited to, Del Taco, Venn diagrams, how I tricked Josh Galliano of Mona ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 5, 2011

    Eight Fast Food and Alcohol Matches Made in Heaven

    aldenteblog.comYou want fries with that Burger King beer?​ Taking lead from a handful of Whopper Bars -- Burger King restaurants that serve beer -- and a few Seattle Starbucks outlets that have started serving beer and wine in the evenings, Sonic's jumping on the fast food booze bandwagon. Two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2011

    Daily RFT the Topic of Conversation Last Night on KDHX's Collateral Damage

    The cruel artwork posted on​Yours truly was a guest last night on D.J. Wilson's show Collateral Damage on KDHX 88.1 FM. Wilson and I discussed a number of stories published recently in Daily RFT, including the tales of Marines getting mugged in St. Louis, libraries becoming strip clubs i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2011

    Memories of Danny McClain from Friends and Family

    Courtesy of Mary Ann Starr​In this week's RFT, we profiled Danny McClain, the mind-blowing local musician who passed away on March 28 at the age of 31. To further honor his memory, we invited some of his friends and family to share their favorite Danny McClain stories with A to Z. Mary Ann St ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Taco Bell's Taco Filling: Could Be a Whole Lot Worse

    gizmodo.comLet the label speak for itself. ​ Holy crap, Taco Bell! Your beef is alleged to be only 36 percent beef! How could Yum! Brands have lied to Americans for all these years? The big to-do started on Tuesday, when Montgomery, Alabama, law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2010

    Ass Clown of the Week: Rotten Jailers, Yogis, Holier-Than-Thou Politicians, Taco Bunglers

    ​It's that time of the week again. Time for you to vote for the local newsmakers whose words or deeds you thought brought them the most shame and infamy over the last few days. And the nominees...1. Vernon Wilson and Valeria Jackson: The father-daughter jailers accused of encouraging inmates at th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 16, 2010

    Matt McMullin of Lola in Downtown St. Louis: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Lola bartender and co-owner Matt McMullin. Alissa NelsonWelcome to Lola! May we suggest something old-fashioned -- like, say, an Old Fashioned?​"What if a d ... More >>

  • Dining

    March 22, 2006

    Home Away from Home

    Gonna miss Rossino’s when it closes up shop? Failoni’s will get you through.

  • News

    October 27, 2004

    Farr Out Campaign

    A loose-lipped former train conductor is looking to get his long-shot congressional bid on track