Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Andrew Mark Veety: Andrew shared a brief history of Provel. Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly made a Green Tomato Pie. Cupcake Project: Stef showed how to make Pink Frosting Without Food Coloring.
Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: If you haven't yet, the NYT article on "The End of Tuna" is a must-read: http://nyti.ms/bOf8Pw Shout for Gioia's! Deli Celebrates 92nd Birthday with Ho ... More >>
Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Lola bartender and co-owner Matt McMullin. Alissa NelsonWelcome to Lola! May we suggest something old-fashioned -- like, say, an Old Fashioned?"What if a d ... More >>
Needing to unwind after a hard day of Earth advocacy? Or perhaps you just want to give your corporate master the virtual finger after being trapped in your cell cubicle, increasing shareholder value, all day? In either case, you can do so in a way that's friendlier for the planet we all share. Gut C ... More >>
'Tis the season for the obligatory "What wine should you bring to Thanksgiving?" article. Can we talk about this for a minute? As always, drink what you like, but Thanksgiving means tons of food that are heavy on the carbs -- and you want to pair it with wine? A drink that's 12-14% alcohol by vol ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergWhy do we love Five Guys Burgers and Fries so? Because it makes us smile like that baby over there. A trip to our favorite fast-food chain was definitely the highlight of Gut Check's week, but it certainly wasn't the only highlight.What else happened?The Sneak smuggled mochi ice c ... More >>
Mattingly Brewing Company3000 South Jefferson Avenue314-881-1500We're Out of That, TooWhen you take a group to a restaurant, you put the menu to the test. Your group members will likely order a wide range of available items.In the case of Mattingly Brewing Company, we tried and failed.First, we lear ... More >>
The wait is over. This week's Riverfront Times hits newsstands throughout the St. Louis area today, and here are some of the highlights you'll find both in print and online. Unreal offers up some news of the weird about the dumping of human placentas down the drain in Urbana, Illinois. See ... More >>