Matt Sorrell

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2014

    Planter's House's Perfectly Blended "Down for the Count" Cocktail

    Happy Hump Day! Here's the cocktail that will get you through to Friday. Planter's House (Mississippi Avenue; 314-696-2603) is cocktail heaven. A place to sit back and enjoy a layered, carefully crafted drink. The dark wood and arched ceiling give the room a historic vibe, as if the bar has always ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2013

    Chef Clara Moore Exceeds Kickstarter Goal for Book Project, Hosts Party Friday, May 24 to Celebrate

    Last month Gut Check reported that chef Clara Moore, former executive chef and regional manager of local grocery and restaurant chain Local Harvest Cafe & Catering, had launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a cookbook and grocery guide with food writer Matt Sorrell. As of this writing the projec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2013

    Chef Clara Moore Writing Cookbook and Grocery Guide, Launching Kickstarter Campaign April 24 [Update]

    Update: Moore and Sorrell launched their Kickstarter campaign last evening. As of this writing, the project has $1,175 in pledges and 29 days to go. Our original post follows. ---------------------------------------------- In recent months chef Clara Moore moved from St. Louis to Seattle, Washington ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2012

    Root to Open Friday, January 20

    Gut Check declared Root to be one of our most anticipated restaurants of 2012. We don't have to anticipate much longer. Root announced this weekend that it will open on Friday, January 20, for dinner. Root replaces Nosh in the space adjacent to Starrs at 1135 South Big Boulevard in Richmond Heights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 11.14 - 11.20

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. A Veggie Venture: Alanna shared her favorite recipes for classic Thanksgiving dishes. STL Hops: STL Hops posted its weekly Friday beer roundup. Sounding My Barbaric Gulp!: Kelly made salted caramel sauce.