Michael Pollan's 2007 best seller The Omnivore's Dilemma documented the industrialization of the world's food supply and whipped the foodie vanguard into a self-righteous froth. His encore, the "Manifesto" In Defense of Food, revealed the author as a proselytizing zealot/minimalist poet ("Eat food. ... More >>
Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Dara Strickland is a leading expert on sneaking food and drink into the movies. She reports on her exploits for Gut Check (from an undisclosed location) every Monday.Show: The International, an anemic thriller/travel porn about the laughably transparent evilness ... More >>
Week of April 9, 2003
Bosnian refugees found safe haven in St. Louis in the 1990s. Many are on the move again -- this time to the suburbs.
New places to get your eat on
Martini madness at a new South Grand watering hole
Long beans at Global Foods