Richard Kern is one of the most celebrated photographers of the past 50 years. Along with his peers Annie Leibovitz, Bob Gruen and Mick Rock, Kern shot iconic images that helped to shape the way that we perceive rock stars and celebrity culture.
This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Brian Moxey of Pastaria. Part two, a Q&A with Moxey, will be published Wednesday. Part three, a recipe from Moxey, will be available on Thursday. A chef can't hide at Pastaria (7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-6603). Not only is its k ... More >>
The Cheshire has been serving food on Clayton Road for more than 80 years. It first opened shop in the late 1920s as Medart's Olde Cheshire, a luncheonette that served burgers out of a log cabin. In 1960, Steven J. Apted bought the restaurant and converted it into the Cheshire Inn, a British-themed ... More >>
Shulamith Firestone, a painter and writer whose 1970 book The Dialectic of Sex: The Case for Feminist Revolution was one of the seminal books of second-wave feminism, was found dead in her apartment in New York's East Village this past Tuesday. She was 67. Born into an Orthodox Jewish family in Ott ... More >>
Wednesday's New York Times included a fascinating article by wine writer Eric Asimov on the exploding dining scene in Portland, Oregon. web.cecs.pdx.edu This is a golden age of dining and drinking in a city that 15 years ago was about as cutting edge as a tomato in January. Every little n ... More >>