The Scottish Arms (8 South Sarah Street, 314-535-0551)
The Hours: All day specials Monday through Thursday, late-night happy hour Monday and Sunday.
The Deal: $2 off drafts on Mondays, $2 off cocktails on Tuesdays, $1 off wine on Wednesdays, discounts on single malt whiskeys and drams for shot pri ... More >>
Looking for a good place to see flashy and exciting music played at high volume, have your mind blown by dark and powerful sounds, or just stomp around like a drunken goon with your shirt off? Then a heavy metal concert might be just the place for you. Each month I'll be offering my top picks of the ... More >>
After sixteen years of growl, music lovers can't help but think of Dropkick Murphys when someone mentions Boston. The band with equal parts swagger and bagpipes is as much a part of the fabric of Beantown as the brownstones that dominate the city. Despite the Murphys' undying love for the Red Sox, S ... More >>
Early Tuesday morning the St. Louis Rams touched down at Heathrow Airport in London. On Sunday the team faces off against the New England Patriots in the annual NFL game in fabled Wembley Stadium.
Sure, there isn't a lot of European interest in American football -- perhaps the Rams should consider ... More >>
Corned beef and cabbage is far from native fare in Ireland, and largely appears on menus to satisfy the tastes of tourists. On this side of the pond, though, the legend persists that corned beef and cabbage is authentic Irish cuisine, and, as a result, no other dish is as heralded as quintessentiall ... More >>
burgerbusiness.comMcDonald's brings the U.S.A. to the UK.
Because mediocre fast-food burgers aren't nearly American enough, UK McDonald's restaurants are in the midst of their annual Great Tastes of America promotion. Each week for five weeks, McDonald's outposts in England and Ireland featur ... More >>
Not just a New York Times bestseller, but a St. Louis bestseller, too!Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 3, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranea ... More >>
The St. Patrick's Day season is officially upon us: Beloved Irish punks Flogging Molly performed at the Pageant last night. And even vocalist Dave King's sore throat (which rendered him rather hoarse) and problems with Matt Hensley's accordion couldn't dampen the enthusiasm of the band or the sold-o ... More >>
For elephants, one would think the Saint Louis Zoo would be a place to escape from, not to. Earlier this year, In Defense of Animals, an animal rights organization, named the zoo to its "Hall of Shame" on its Top Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list. A month later, one of the elephants, Jade, contracte ... More >>
Gettin' their Irish onAh 'twas a lovely piss-up on St. Paddy's Day in Dogtown! Ground zero lay on Tamm Avenue between West Park and Victoria. 1:52 p.m. Barbecue smoke and beer breath beckon from the side streets, then behold: a milling mob o' green!Honoring Ireland's mullet heritag ... More >>
I am too beyond tired to write anything coherent about the show, but rest assured that St. Patrick's Day came early to St. Louis, thanks to Flogging Molly. The always-reliable Irish-punk band didn't disappoint, with a 90-minute set full of equal parts boozy pub pogos and pensive folk ruminations. An ... More >>
This week the Bear Market
embarks on a great adventure: the sandwich. Last weekend we bought a
stack of frozen grocery store panini and flatbread and stockpiled them
in the RFT freezer. Barring theft, we will try out a new one every day this week.We had to go back to the supermarket this morning to ... More >>