Chef's Choice is Gut Check's regular profile and interview, with recipe, of a St. Louis chef. From time to time we'll present several chefs' answers to one of our regular questions. This week: What is your favorite cookbook?
Shopped for a cookbook lately? So many beautiful choices. So many expensiv ... More >>
Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>
Image viaAfter a recent lunch at a Chinese hog trough buffet where we were lulled into stupor by the gentle tones of "Rock-a-Bye-Baby" on the sound system and one too many sticks of chicken meat, we've been thinking a lot about music and food.
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Chrissy WilmesChris Williams of Franco studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.Last week Eater asked chefs if they thought culinary school was worth the time and expense for aspiring chefs. The answer was a resounding "probably not."
The discussion made us wonder how well-e ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThis week, Gut Check awaited the Fourth of July weekend and the barbecue that comes with it but also had time to check out the chicken salad at Cuisine D'Art, beer and pretzel caramels from the Caramel House and Mediterranean grazing menu from Remy's Kitchen and Wine Bar.
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This is part three of Antonio Pacheco's Chef's Choice profile of chef Lynne Truong of Banh Mi So #1. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Truong, is published here.
Antonio PachecoWhile chef Lynne Truong prepares myriad Vietnamese dishes, a highlight of Banh Mi So #1 -- Saigon Go ... More >>
This is part one of Antonio Pacheco's Chef's Choice profile of chef Lynne Truong of Banh Mi So #1 -- Saigon Gourmet. Part two, a Q&A, will be published tomorrow. Part three, a recipe from Truong, will be posted on Thursday.
Dewey TruongSince opening in 1994, Bahn Mi So #1 -- Saigon Gourmet ( ... More >>