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 >>
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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