Julie Powell

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Man Watching Julie & Julia Every Day for a Year, Blogging the Experience

    ​This has been making the rounds over the past few days -- I saw it on Eater this morning -- but Gut Check is never one to pass up a fun story, especially when it allows us to question another human being's life choices.Meet Lawrence Dai, a student at Northwestern University who has decided to wat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2010

    Left Bank Books' Upcoming Tasty Events

    Image viaCat Cora is coming to St. Louis.​"It seems only natural that this increased interest in what we eat and where we eat it would lead to a need for more literature on the subject, which includes new cookbooks, of course, but also includes great food writers, authors who write about how peopl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2009

    The Novice Foodie: Julia & Julie & Kelli

    Part of my concept of what being a foodie entails is being able to cook well. I think I'm a decent home cook. I cook mostly from scratch, and I love being in the kitchen, but dishes that take a long time or have a complicated ingredient list intimidate me, mostly because I have the attention span of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 17, 2009

    Julia Child Haunts the Sneak

    Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Julia Child is haunting me.In full disclosure, I invited her in. I just didn't realize that beloved, deceased TV chefs followed roughly the same rules as vampires. Man, that is going to be no good for Mario Batali. That gentleman has stringent minimum garlic req ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 7, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 8.1-8.7

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Sounding My Barbaric Gulp: Kelly shares her thoughts on Julie & Julia -- with bonus comment from Julie Powell herself.FamilyStyle Food: In honor of Julie & Julia, Karen makes Julia Child's bouillabaisse.St. Louis Eats & Drinks: Say? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2009

    Julie & Julia, the RFT Review

    ​As you are probably aware, Julie & Julia, the Nora Ephron film, starring Meryl Streep and Amy Adams, inspired by the lives of super-chef Julia Child and the blogger she inspired, Julie Powell, opens in St. Louis this weekend. Robert Wilonsky reviewed Julie & Julia for Riverfront Times and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Friday, 7.31

    Holy crap! It's the last day of July!Much more on the blight that has devastated the tomato crop in the Northeast. (New York Times)A new study reiterates concerns that we are overfishing the world's oceans. (Washington Post)Gawker says the food bloggers hating on Julia Child-aping blogger Julie Powe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 7.22

    A different kind of food safety: Don't eat and drive. (New York Daily News)Did Julia Child approve of blogger Julie Powell's movie-inspiring attempt to cook the famous chef's recipes? (Publishers Weekly)More on the Julia/Julie controversy from famed cookbook editor Judith Jones. (Slashfood)

  • Film

    May 20, 2009