The Place: SqWires (1415 South 18th Street; 314-865-3522) The Hours: Happy hour is offered Tuesday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. The Deal: From 4 to 6 p.m., half-price appetizers are available. Bar prices run the duration of happy hour, featuring $3.75 local craft beers, $2 domestic bottles, $4 ... More >>
The Drunken Vegan, a.k.a. Patrick J. Hurley, is a full-time barman at the Civil Life Brewing Company and cocktail enthusiast about town. He's an unapologetic drunkard, a vegan and a bon vivant, and, no, he doesn't think those last two terms contradict each other. Few things do the Drunken Vegan's h ... More >>
There was a time when Ted Kilgore nearly ruined his sense of smell. "I used to work for an industrial perfume company," Kilgore says. "It was a small company, and I worked my way up to research and development. By the time I left, I had a heightened sense of smell -- a hyper-sensitivity. I could sme ... More >>
There's a certain kind of understated pleasure that can come from cracking open a twelve-pack in your own back yard as the Cardinals game buzzes in the background. But as we dive headlong into summer, lots of local restaurants and bars are celebrating the warmer temps with carefully curated cocktail ... More >>
Wednesday. Hump Day. Congrats, you've made it halfway through the work week! Unfortunately, you still have two days to go. Dunno about you, but in order to survive the midweek blues, we're going to need a drink. Which brings us to our Wednesday Gut Check feature: "Gut Check's Hump-Day Cocktail Sug ... More >>
It's like having Tom Crusie at your beck and call at every St. Louis show. Oh, the interwebz. You give us so many awesome gifts. You even take things that are already awesome, and then you put a kitten on them and make them even awesomer. For that we thank you. Today we celebrate Drinkify.or ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This is part one of Alissa Nelson's two-part profile of Moolah Lounge bartender Sean McElroy. Part two, a Q&A with McElroy, will be posted tomorrow. Alissa NelsonIt's an Old-Fashioned -- but that ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Harvest restaurant bartender Veronica Schuster. Alissa NelsonVeronica Schuster might just possess the most positive mental attitude of any bartender in the ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This is part one of Alissa Nelson's two-part profile of Harvest bartender Veronica Schuster. Part two, a Q&A with Schuster, will be posted tomorrow. Alissa NelsonThis here's a Wild & Kickin' ... More >>
Our companion on this afternoon has spent the earlier part of the day rehearsing for a high school talent show. A teacher at an all-boys Catholic high school, he has formed a band with some students, another teacher and a newly minted monk. Eventually they settled on one song each by Vampire Weeken ... More >>
Lester's Sports Bar & Grill, 9906 Clayton Road, Ladue; 314-994-0055.
Franco, 1535 South Eighth Street, 314-436-2500.
Maryland House at Brennan's, 4659-A Maryland Avenue, 314-361-9444.
Wasabi, 1228 Washington Avenue, 314-421-3500.
Harvest, 1059 South Big Bend Boulevard; 314-645-3522.
Juniper Grill, 1928 South 12th Street, 314-621-9195.
Bastante, 3315 Watson Road, 314-783-4000