Fat? Eat for free! The aptly-named Heart Attack Grill in Arizona is giving free food to people who weigh over 350 pounds. The New York Daily News reports that the medically-themed restaurant features burgers named after heart surgeries, waitresses in sexy nurse uniforms, no diet soda, and fries cook ... More >>
Robin Wheeler Vito Racanelli Jr. of Onesto Pizza & TrattoriaGut Check harvested a bumper crop of local food news this week. We reported on the West End Wok, a new eatery coming to the Central West End, compiled a list of links to all the restaurant openings being reported around town, ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Andrew Mark Veety: Andrew shared a brief history of Provel. Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly made a Green Tomato Pie. Cupcake Project: Stef showed how to make Pink Frosting Without Food Coloring.
Leanna Russo, owner and executive chef of BitterSweet Bakery, would much rather eat a bag of potato chips than anything sweet. "I was trained savory. I never studied anything pastry until I did my externship, and I hated it. No way will I do that. Ever. But I did. And here I am," she says while tak ... More >>
As much as I'd like to assemble a Top Ten Food Books of 2009 list, I'm so far behind in my reading that I'd struggle to compose a Top Ten Food Books of 2008 list. Best I can do for this year is two books. First, Momofuku by David Chang and Peter Meehan. It's a cookbook, but you can -- and should ... More >>
Kitchen-science expert Harold McGee plays with food at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park