• Blogs

    June 24, 2014

    Scamwich Artist Back in Action in Sunset Hills?

    That's right folks -- Gut Check has received another report on the infamous Scamwich Artist, a.k.a. Mitchell Kerman. The accountant from Ladue was first accused of scamming local restaurants back in 2012, and he resurfaced last summer while allegedly attempting to get free food from Onesto Trattoria ... More >>

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    August 9, 2013

    Return of the St. Louis Scamwich Artist? Suspect Dupes More Restaurants Out of Food

    Is the man who conned several St. Louis restaurants into giving him free food last year up to his old tricks? Todd Brutcher, manager of Onesto Pizza and Trattoria (5401 Finkman Street; 314-802-8883), thinks so after a run-in this week with the alleged Scamwich Artist. See also: - Busted! Scamwic ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2012

    The Scamwich Artist Returns to Frida's Deli

    Natasha Kwan, the owner of Frida's Deli (622 North and South Road, University City; 314-727-6500), couldn't believe her eyes. It was Tuesday -- merely one day after Gut Check broke the story of the Scamwich Artist that has allegedly scammed or tried to scam free food from Kwan's and several other a ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Busted! Scamwich Artist Unmasked by Local Restaurant Owners

    Local chef and restaurateur Mike Johnson didn't just fall off the Sysco truck yesterday. A graduate of the New England Culinary Institute, the man has mapped out a restaurant résumé that begins when he was fifteen and spans two continents; on this one alone he has toiled in kitchens from Napa to L ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 4, 2004

    Bobcat at Rest

    Content, but still funny

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    December 24, 2003

    Let's Go to the Hops

    Schlafly beer turns twelve

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    December 10, 2003

    City Circus Cabaret

    And its really big cane

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    November 19, 2003

    Pod People

    A banana that wants to live

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    July 23, 2003

    Blowing Up the Apple

    Week of July 23, 2003

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    July 23, 2003

    C'mon, Get Happy!

    Superjoint Ritual don't bogart the evil

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    May 14, 2003

    Dog Day Afternoon

    Pups and peeps come together

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    May 7, 2003


    NASCAR returns with the Charter Pipeline 250

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    January 9, 2002

    Grace Note

    Week of January 9, 2002

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    May 30, 2001


    Week of May 30, 2001

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    October 18, 2000

    Letters to the Editor

    From the week of October 18