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Jim Edmonds

  • Blogs

    July 17, 2014

    The Precinct Prepares for Police Headquarters to Open Next Door

    Jim Edmonds and Mark Winfield rebranded their downtown steak house as a police-themed restaurant called the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) last year to coincide with their new neighbors, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department's new headquarters, moving in. Not everything went as p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2014

    The Precinct's New Chef Ben Welch Shares (Some) Barbecue Secrets and His Love of Tequila

    "I've heard Mike Emerson is my competition," Ben Welch said, matter-of-factly, as I dug into his brisket. I thought this comparison to Pappy's co-owner was hyperbole. After all, taking on the undisputed godfather of St. Louis barbecue is a bold move. One bite of the glorious, smokey meat, however, m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2014

    The Precinct Launches Revamped Menu

    The Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) debuts a new menu today, March 4, along with a new chef. Owners Mark Winfield and Jim Edmonds opened the bar and grill branded as a cop hangout in October. The first setback was the SLMPD's delayed relocation next door. The second was the unfortunately ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: The Precinct Hopes to Win on Appeal (with a Menu Overhaul)

    In this week's review, I found the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) guilty of many crimes against food. Although the sting of a negative review is unpleasant, I got the feeling after speaking with owner Mark Winfield that it was some expected rain on an already unpleasant parade. When ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2013

    2013 Openings & Closings: A Year in St. Louis Restaurants

    Is it really 2014 already? It was a banner year for the St. Louis dining scene. A number of acclaimed chefs opened up new spots, like Josh Galliano, Cassy Vires and John Perkins. Many beloved spots closed, too, but we suppose that's just the way it goes. It's inevitable that we missed some things, s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: October 25 to 27

    It's Halloween! Sort of. Since All Hallows' Eve falls on a Thursday, lots of places are celebrating this weekend. We're not complaining -- we'll celebrate all next week if they let us. So get your costume ready for the many spook-tastic contests. Read on for our food-related recommendations. See al ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2013

    The Precinct Changes "Officer Down" Eating Challenge After Police Officer Backlash

    Although open to the public, owners Mark Winfeld and Jim Edmonds are really banking on their new bar the Precinct (1900 Locust Avenue; 314-588-8899) being a success with St. Louis' finest. After all, it's located just around the corner from the St. Louis Municipal Police Department's new headquarter ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 2, 2013

    Cardinals: Top 17 Sexiest Players of All Time

    Last week, we published an item noting that, according to ESPN's Uni Watch Power Rankings, the St. Louis Cardinals are the "best-looking team" in all of major league sports. That much deserved ranking is specifically in reference to the team's great retro-style jerseys and all around spiffy uniforms ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    St. Louis Originals' "Fall Food Frenzy" This Sunday, November 4

    As Gut Check mentioned in this weekend's "Best Bets" listing, the Saint Louis Originals is hosting its annual "Fall Food Frenzy" event at Monarch (7401 Manchester Road, Maplewood) from 5-8 p.m. this Sunday, November 4. (To anticipate your question: No, Monarch the restaurant hasn't reopened. Its ow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2012

    The St. Louis Cardinals and Let's Get It Started: How Songs Choose the Moment for us

    Every year the United States graduates hundreds of thousands of students who will bawl over, who will treasure forever, who will associate their most heightened and individual and important memories with, a song called "Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)"--a song that has no specific connection to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Restaurants Set for Downtown Restaurant Week 2012

    Assuming that St. Louis hasn't melted into a pool of molten steel and Provel before then, the eighth annual Downtown Restaurant Week will run from Monday, August 20, through Sunday, August 26. Surely, you know the drill by now: Twenty downtown restaurants will offer a three-course dinner for $25 per ... More >>

  • News

    December 22, 2011
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    December 15, 2011

    Rex Sinquefield: A Hall of Fame Athlete (WTF?)

    Cue the "Rocky" theme song. It's time to celebrate another fictional athlete.​Rex Sinquefield is making his mark in Missouri in more than just politics these days. The gazillionaire best known for shoveling millions of dollars into political campaigns is also one of our state's greatest athletes. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2011

    Game Notes: Cardinals 3, Padres 1, May 23

    commons.wikimedia.orgA sight that used to be so common, but has been a bit rare of late. ​Ladies and gentlemen, our long national nightmare is over. Albert Pujols has hit a home run. Sure, that may not seem like the biggest deal; I remember a time when Albert Pujols hitting a home run wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    How Cardinals Slugger Albert Pujols Chooses His At-Bat Music (Hint: Think Local)

    Jennifer SilverbergFlame, photographed as part of 2005's RFT feature story, "Rap vs. Rapture"​As we explore in this week's print edition (see "Music to Swing To"), choosing the right at-bat music for each St. Louis Cardinal can be a matter of science. But it can also be a matter of tradition - ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    Albert Pujols: The Weight of Being The Mang

    Remember that pose?​Another series, another bad loss trying to go for a sweep. It would be funny if it weren't so frustrating. The deciding moment of the game yesterday was a telling one, a moment that for me summed up nearly everything that's been wrong with this season. It was the bottom of ... More >>

  • News

    April 7, 2010
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    January 15, 2010

    Guzzle Your Haterade: Mike "The Situation" from Jersey Shore is Coming to St. Louis

    Image Via MTV.comMike "The Situation" Sorrentino: "If hatin' is your occupation, I probably got a full-time job for you."​MTV's controversial show Jersey Shore has caused a lot of hair-raising shock for the Italian-American community -- no hair gel needed.But that doesn't stop Club 15 at Jim Edmo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2009

    Photos: Taste of St. Louis 2009

    Egan O'KeefeRibs from Jim Edmonds' F15teen​This weekend was the annual Taste of St. Louis event, a celebration of St. Louis restaurants, with art and live music. We offer not one but TWO slideshows of the event from photographer Egan O'Keefe. The first, "Food Porn at Taste of St. Louis 2009," is s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2009

    Game Notes: Cardinals 3, Trolley Dodgers 2 17/08/09 - The Best Day Ever

    A couple of years ago, back when Charlie Haeger was floating around between Triple A and the majors with the White Sox, I was really hoping the Cardinals might check into acquiring him. At the time, it didn't look as if Chicago had a whole lot of use for him, and I thought he would make a great pick ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2009

    Mark Buehrle Deserves a Parade Through St. Charles...In His Giant Pickup Truck

    Thanks to a Jim Edmonds-worthy catch in the ninth inning by White Sox centerfielder DeWayne Wise, St. Charles native (and Francis Howell North High School-alum) Mark Buehrle pitched the 18th perfect game in Major League Baseball history yesterday afternoon.Now Buehrle is basking in the glory of perf ... More >>

  • News

    July 8, 2009
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    May 20, 2009
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    May 13, 2009

    Honorary Pall Bearers Albert Pujols and Jim Edmonds No-Shows at Funeral for Munchkin

    A smattering of about 200 people attended a funeral this morning for Mickey Carroll, who until his death last week at the age of 89 was one of the last remaining Munchkins from the Wizard of Oz. At a service in the cavernous St. Louis Cathedral Basilica, Carroll -- born Michael Finocchiaro -- was re ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2009
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    September 22, 2008

    An Open Letter to the Cardinals (From a Cubs Fan)

    Dear Tony, Albert, Joel, Adam, Adam, Jason, Cesar, Brian, Aaron, Skip, Felipe, Josh, Troy (yes, even you) and all the rest of the boys, As I write this, we are all in Chicago. You are all probably (or should be) ensconced in some luxury hotel -- one which, I hope, affords beautiful views of the lak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Top Ten Off-Field Cardinals Moments of '08

    By AARON SCHAFER (e-mail) Here at The Rundown, we pay a lot of attention to the action on the field. It is kind of our job, after all. But what happens on the field is only part of the story. It's been a busy year for the St. Louis Cardinals, and only a fraction of the action has occurred between ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2008

    Four Positive Notes for the Cardinals at the All-Star Break

    Ah, the All-Star break. That special time of the year when we all huddle up together around the television with a big bowl of popcorn and listen to Chris Berman make an ass of himself calling the Home Run Derby and then watch one of the biggest farces in all of sports. That's right, everybody! We th ... More >>

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    July 9, 2008
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    December 11, 2007

    Review Preview: F15teen

    "Joe Buck just walked by." My wife turned, but she was too late. The fair-haired broadcaster and scion of St. Louis royalty was gone. Had I hallucinated him? (Again?) I did the math in my head: Just the day before, Buck had covered the Thanksgiving game in Detroit. Had he returned to St. Louis for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2007

    Today's Restaurant Tidbits

    A visit to Webster Groves, where Robust Wine Shoppe & Cafe has opened in the old Reliable Life building at 227 West Lockwood Avenue. On the other end of the same building, work is underway on Sugo's, a new restaurant from the Del Pietro family (Del Pietro's, Portabella, and more). Looks like it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 24, 2007

    Today's Restaurant Tidbits

    The Post-Dispatch reports that the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued Mosaic for allowing two bartenders to be sexually harrassed by a frequent customer. Acclaimed chef Hubert Keller was in town this weekend to talk about the two restaurants he'll be opening at Lumiere Place: An ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007

    Which Cardinal Has the Longest Dinger?

    Chris Duncan hit a home run in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Astros that elicited an entire dictionary's worth of hyperbolic verbs. The ball was ripped, tattooed, crushed and, dare I say, dry humped. photo: AP The prodigious blast, which you can see here, came off former Cardina ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2007

    Which Cardinal Has the Longest Dinger?

    Chris Duncan hit a home run in the first inning of Tuesday's game against the Astros that elicited an entire dictionary's worth of hyperbolic verbs. The ball was ripped, tattooed, crushed and, dare I say, dry humped. photo: AP The prodigious blast, which you can see here, came off former Cardina ... More >>

  • News

    August 29, 2007

    Black Out

    The Cards still don't have any blacks on their team. What else is new?

  • Blogs

    August 27, 2007

    Andy White Leaves Balaban's

    Sauce has the scoop. (Or the press release.) Andy White is no longer executive chef at Balaban's. Now in charge is Ed Hines. No news on White's future projects. Sauce also reports that Tim McLaughlin will be executive chef at Jim Edmonds' Fifteen. McLaughlin was executive chef at Faust's and, befor ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 24, 2007

    Restaurant Construction Updates

    As promised, today will be more exciting than yesterday. Here's a look at a couple of restaurants slated to open in the Loft District in the next few months. photo: Ian Froeb Work continues on Fifteen (pictured at right), the steak house and lounge that Jim Edmonds and partner Mark Winfield are ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007

    Homes of the St. Louis Stars

    Of this we can be reasonably sure: Robin Leach will never arrive in St. Louis to shoot an episode of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Leach's famous tagline, "Champagne wishes and caviar dreams," don't compute in Missour-uh. And we certainly don't have those bus tours like they do in Hollywood -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 20, 2007

    Homes of the St. Louis Stars

    Of this we can be reasonably sure: Robin Leach will never arrive in St. Louis to shoot an episode of Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous. Leach's famous tagline, "Champagne wishes and caviar dreams," don't compute in Missour-uh. And we certainly don't have those bus tours like they do in Hollywood -- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2007

    Small Plates: Friday, 3/16

    www.pictureninja.com Downtown St. Louis is about to get a new restaurant or seven. Want to open a restaurant downtown? You might have to stand in line. The Downtown St. Louis Partnership recently announced that seven new restaurants will open downtown in the coming months, the fruits of the grou ... More >>

  • News

    January 17, 2007

    Bad Hair Days

    A Clayton salon owner claims his former stylists are poaching his upscale clients.

  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Vodka and Grapefruit

    Unreal gets the lowdown on the Dirty Dog, meets plants who love a free lunch and finds a blogger who can't get enough Favre. Plus, Scientology's "volunteer ministers" are bringing relief to hurricane victims -- but not the kind you'd think.

  • Calendar

    January 12, 2005

    The Heat Is On

    Shake off the chill with the Cardinals' Winter Warm-Up

  • News

    April 28, 2004

    Where's Florissant?

    Some Lou denizens feel dissed by Miss USA (but Unreal still loves her!), a Pattonville student is treated criminally, and an 84-year-old grandma praises the Rams in song; plus, we clock local athletes on our gaydar

  • Calendar

    January 14, 2004

    Bleed Cardinal Red

    See Redbirds in January at the eighth annual St. Louis Cardinals Winter Warm-Up

  • News

    December 3, 2003

    Compliance Techniques & Frosted Tips

    Brian McKenna bares it all, Dick Gephardt runs a new campaign ad, the Sanford-Brown Indians keep up the fight, and Blake Ashby ruminates on Euro-dance; plus, the battle over the Famous Gerber wakes up Grandma

  • News

    July 16, 2003

    Bad Business

    Week of July 16, 2003

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    April 24, 2002

    Fallow Fields

    Just because Cardinals build it doesn't mean city youth leagues will come

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Reason(s) to Replace Busch Stadium

    Inevitability and Intimacy

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Sportswriter

    Bernie Miklasz, St. Louis Post-Dispatch

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