John Johnson

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Buy a Thanksgiving Pie and Help a Family in Need with Operation Food Search

    Saving room for dessert is a very important (and very difficult) part of Thanksgiving dinner. But there are so many delicious pies to be had! Operation Food Search has teamed up with John Johnson, executive chef at River City Casino & Hotel, to offer homestyle Thanksgiving pies. The best part, thoug ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    St. Louis Baconfest Unloads A 500-Pound Hog Log On Kiener Plaza This Weekend

    An introductory sentence on the first annual St. Louis Baconfest's website says it all: "Without bacon life would be sad, food would be boring and the birds would not chirp." How our fine avian friends would actually react in the presence of so much pig remains questionable, but Baconfest president ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2013

    Broadway Oyster Bar Undergoing Renovations

    For the next two weeks, Broadway Oyster Bar (736 South Broadway; 314-621-8811) will be open, but it will have a limited menu due to kitchen renovations. Gut Check caught up with owner John Johnson to get all the deets on the Oyster Bar's facelift. "The renovation is because over the years our kit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2011

    Win Tickets to Iron Fork! [Updated With Winner!]

    ​Each year, the RFT hosts Iron Fork, a benefit for the St. Louis Area Foodbank. Aside from the Iron Chef-style chef and bartender battles, there will be live music and free samples from dozens of area restaurants. Additionally, three free drinks are included with each ticket. You can win two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2011

    Riverfront Times Presents Iron Fork Thursday, April 7

    Image via​For the fifth consecutive year, Riverfront Times will showcase food from multiple restaurants and host an Iron Chef-style battles between local chefs and bartenders. This year's Iron Fork will be held Thursday, April 7, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at the St. Louis Union Station Marriott.General ... More >>

  • News

    November 30, 2005

    Win Lose Die

    A former racketeer kills a Belleville beauty, then turns the gun on himself what are the odds?

  • News

    September 14, 2005

    Rap vs. Rapture

    Christian hip-hop is on the march, but some say it's the Devil's music

  • News

    July 4, 2001


    The only person likely to pay for killing LaTanya Mickles-Hamlin is the guy who named the alleged triggerman

  • Culture

    December 15, 1999


    A Hyde Park community-art project and the people who brought it to fruition

  • News

    March 31, 1999