Gut Check has been looking back on the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2011, but we're also keeping an eye on the Best of St. Louis 2012 by nominating finalists for our awards this fall. To see hundreds more winners and finalists, suggest your own contenders and download the Riverfront Times Best ... More >>
Inside Urban Chestnut Brewing Company, part of the St. Louis craft-beer boomOf the national food publications, few -- maybe none -- have paid St. Louis as much attention as Food & Wine. Already this year, the magazine tabbed Kevin Willmann of Farmhaus as one of its "Best New Chefs" -- the sec ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergCork Wine Bar in FergusonBetween the devastating outbreak of tornadoes in the South and this past weekend's killing of Osama bin Laden, the tornadoes that struck north county last month might seem like a distant memory.For victims of that storm, however, the need for help remai ... More >>
Anne Greensprings JUNK: Too Good To Eat: The Art of Dough Sculpture by Karen Mergeler, published in 1972 by Folk Art Publications. Found at Value Village for $1.37. According to the introduction by the publisher: "The authoress of this book takes us on a fascinating, informative trip through hist ... More >>
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Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. A Veggie Venture: Alanna made a Summer Vegetable Stew. Iron Stef: Stephanie made Curry Potatoes in a Noodle Bean Nest. One Hot Stove: Nupur shared a children's story and Cheese Tomato Toast.
Jennifer SilverbergSomething for both the wine and beer geeks this week: My review of Cork Wine Bar and Hill Brewing Company is now available online, and Jennifer Silverberg has a slideshow of both restaurants.
A two-fer this week as I venture to Ferguson to visit Cork Wine Bar and Hill Brewing Company. Any pop-culture observer worth her weight in Chuck Klosterman books can identify the exact moment when wine geekery went mainstream: the 2004 Alexander Payne movie Sideways, with Paul Giamatti as the pinot ... More >>
Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Andrew Mark Veety: Andrew steps aside for a guest post from another member of the Church of Burger's congregation. A Veggie Venture: Alanna made Tofu-Salad Sandwiches. Sugar Spice and More Things Nice: Rachel discussed diabetes and bl ... More >>