An acclaimed Memphis chef, by way of Harrah's Casino. This week, I visit Kelly English Steakhouse (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100). Page through for a sneak peek at my review.
Courtesy: Harrah's CasinoWho loves you, Leap Babies? Kelly does.Well, now, this is one helluva deal. Too bad you need to be a quirk of our crazy calendar -- thanks a lot, Pope Gregory XIII -- to enjoy it. On Wednesday, February 29, Kelly English Steakhouse (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland ... More >>
Courtesy: Harrah's CasinoChef Kelly EnglishKelly English Steakhouse will have its grand opening at 11 a.m. today inside Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100).Kelly English is the owner and chef of Restaurant Iris in Memphis, Tennessee, and in 2009 he was named ... More >>
Courtesy: Harrah's Casino The "Surf and Turf" from chef Kelly EnglishHarrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100) announced Tuesday that it has begun work to transform the Range Steakhouse into Kelly English Steakhouse. The eponymous Kelly English is the owner ... More >>
Courtesy: Harrah's CasinoKelly English, owner of Restaurant Iris in Memphis, will open a steakhouse at Harrah's Casino.Harrah's Casino (777 Casino Center Drive, Maryland Heights; 314-770-8100) announced last month that it will open Kelly English Steakhouse this fall in the location now occupied b ... More >>
Image viaDrink up! (Slowly, and with a bucket nearby.)Today's Post-Dispatch includes an innocuous, even charming, article by Jesse Bogan about a "Chocolate Seder" held over this past weekend for kids at Congregation Temple Israel in Creve Coeur.According to the article, the aim of this "Seder" wa ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThe pork "osso buco" at Charlie Gitto'sThis week I go back to the future. Or something like that. It's the new Chesterfield version of a St. Louis favorite, Charlie Gitto's. Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.
The St. Louis County Council is okay with you smoking at the bars in Harrah's Casino -- just don't even think about tying your dog up outside while you do it.If it's less than 33 degrees outside, a new law would make this illegal in St. Louis County.As the Post-Dispatch reports, the council took ... More >>
As of tomorrow, the Harrah's Casino in Maryland Heights will have the "largest, most easily accessed, full-scale nonsmoking section in Missouri," or so Harrah's tells us. For all you gamblers who are sick of dodging chain-smoking old ladies working the slot machines, this surely counts as a "YAY!"Ho ... More >>
Last week, rumors surfaced on Facebook that the VooDoo Café and Lounge at Harrah's Casino was changing its programming. As it turns out, score one for Facebook gossip hounds: At least on the weekends, local bands are out, and dueling pianos are in. The Monsterball Halloween show with local r ... More >>
http://www.facebook.com/sammys.stlWhen Sammy Hagar turned 60, his nine-day birthday bash involved 40,738 shots of tequila. This obviously bodes well for the first-anniversary bash for Sammy's Beach Bar & Grill, which is located at Harrah's Casino in Maryland Heights. Especially because the Re ... More >>
New Year's Eve: Amateur night or time to let loose? (A little bit of both, more than likely.) Things are rather quiet this year, in terms of music shows. Here's what I've found below; what else do you know? CBGBs? House shows? Etc.? Chime in and help those bored and looking for fun to end the decad ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/mnicolemMerry Christmas from Gut Check! We'll return Monday to wrap up the Year-End Bonanza. In the meantime, Aimee Levitt suggests which restaurants to visit on Christmas itself. -- IanOf all Jewish holidays, Christmas is one of the most pleasant. It's a day free of the pressur ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergMy review of Sammy's Beach Bar & Grill is now available online. Sammy's is located at the Harrah's casino in Maryland Heights; for more info, check out Sammy's page on Harrah's Web site.In this week's Back of the House slideshow, Jennifer Silverberg gives you the grand tour of ... More >>
Artist: Sammy Hagar Album: Three Lock Box From: Vintage Vinyl Year: 1982 Label: Geffen Records What it sounds like: The exhaust pipe of a white trash Ferrari
Mardi Gras isn't until next weekend, but local revelers can start their celebratin' early beginning this Friday, when Sammy Hagar's Sammy's Beach Bar and Grill opens at Harrah's Casino in Maryland Heights. Ian reported all the details when I was away. The picture below came up when I did a Google im ... More >>
The '80s-tastic double bill of Missing Persons and Tommy Tutone, which was supposed to be at Harrah's VooDoo Lounge in Maryland Heights next Friday, January 16, is totally cancelled. Bogus. Here's the critpick I just finished writing (note to self: check the g-damn show schedule before wasting your ... More >>
Yes, it's true. The Red Rocker is opening a restaurant, Sammy's Beach Bar & Grill, at the Harrah's casino in Maryland Heights. Annie has the details on Hagar's venture. I can hardly wait. - Ian Froeb
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