Jennifer SilverbergShula's 347 Grill as it appeared this summer.Shula's 347 Grill (411 North Eighth Street; 314-241-7267) closed unexpectedly on Thursday, December 15. The restaurant, part of the chain of steak houses and higher-end, sports-themed restaurants owned by NFL Hall of Fame head coach ... More >>
cnn.comSteven (left) and Michael Roberts have been called the "Black Donald Trumps" though these days they seem more like the bankrupt Mr. Trump circa 1991.Here's a follow-up to a story Daily RFT first told you about back in February. Last week CBS filed an injunction in St. Louis County Circuit ... More >>
cnn.comIn 2009 CNN pegged Steven (left) and Michael Roberts empire at $1 billion.Given its daily lineup of reruns of Roseanne, Cosby Show, Tyler Perry's House of Payne, and tired crime-show dramas, one might think that WRBU my46 wasn't paying anything for its programming. Turns out, maybe t ... More >>
Atlas (2003)I've heard more than one person call Atlas one of St. Louis' best-kept secrets, which makes no sense because pretty much everyone I know loves the place, and those who don't are misguided wretches who probably kick puppies and leave the toilet seat up. Stroll into Atlas without a rese ... More >>
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing CompanyReichlLast month, Ruth Reichl, food writer and editor of Gourmet, was scheduled to visit St. Louis at the behest of Left Bank Books and give a talk at COCA to promote the new cookbook Gourmet Today. That was the week her magazine shut down.Last night, R ... More >>
Coming off the three-hour, 54-minute letdown last night in Los Angeles, there's nothing we want more than to look ahead to this afternoon's Game 2 start time of 5:07 p.m. and put Matt Holliday's plate failures and Chris Carpenter's perplexing inability to find the outside of the plate behind us.T ... More >>
In 2008, independent rock returned to the underground, where it belongs. Given the grand catastrophe that is today's record industry, most major-label executives don't have the time or energy to convince music fans they might like something a little out of the ordinary. They're too busy recycli ... More >>
It's that time of year: the James Beard Foundation has begun its open call for nominations for its annual awards. Nominees will be announced in late March, and this year's awards ceremony will be held in May. You can register and then submit your votes at this page. The two categories in which St. ... More >>
Ian can recommend James Beard nominees Annie Gunn's, Atlas and Niche. But Missouri caviar? Not so much.
Big Sky Café, 47 South Old Orchard, Webster Groves; 314-962-5757.
Survey: Post-Dispatch finishes dead last in urban coverage.
Week of January 19, 2006
Julie Seabaugh profiles local laugh-riot Brie Johnson
Could the mayor's uncanny habit of making enemies wreck the charter-reform effort?
Restaurateur Jean Donnelly makes a tasteful homecoming
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