After cooking for the city's well-to-do at a private club, Alex Cupp was looking for a new culinary path. He never expected it would lead to the barbecue world, but when he saw the sign for a then-unopened Adam's Smokehouse (2819 Watson Road; 314-875-9890), something told him to go inside. See Also ... More >>
We're right in the middle of the World Series, and after last night's loss, we aren't feeling too great. Having our home team in the big game is big business for many St. Louis sports bars, but unfortunately the opposite can be true for small, local restaurants who do not have televisions. The owne ... More >>
Gut Check tells you what's new and tasty at our favorite restaurants. When I first visited Stellina (3342 Watson Road; 314-256-1600) several years ago, it was known as Stellina Pasta Cafe, and the restaurant's fresh pasta was the main attraction. See Also: - Chef's Choice Profile: Jamey Tochtrop o ... More >>
St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites.
Ian FroebThe new façade of Stellina Pasta CaféStellina Pasta Café (3342 Watson Road; 314-256-1600) reopened this morning after a two-week break to complete a renovation project that has nearly doubled the restaurant's seating capacity."We're about 90% done with everything," says head chef and ... More >>
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Wheelin' and dealin' in the culinary world
Chefs and musicians collaborate on a delicious piece of performance art