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  • Blogs

    May 30, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: May 30 to June 1

    We can hardly believe it's already June. The good thing, though, is every weekend there are more and more outdoor events. Stop by one of several farmers' markets, or give it your best shot at Coffee Fest's latte art competition. Check out our food-related recommendations after the jump. See also: I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    The Best St. Louis Comedy Shows: April 2014

    I thought maybe I'd change the headline of this month's list of comedy picks to "April 5: The Choice is Yours!" but believe it or not there's more than just one day of comedy this month (despite that over-stacked date). April is an exciting month for St. Louis comedy because there are a handful of c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2013

    10 St. Louis Mardi Gras Food & Drink Specials Worth Their Weight in Beads

    It's that time again folks, that time when it's perfectly acceptable to get day drunk in public while getting as undressed as the 51-degree forecast will allow us. That's right, Mardi Gras is this Saturday, February 9, in Soulard. If the only thing on your Mardi Gras to-do list so far is "party," th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Visit Miller Lite's Facebook Page Today At Noon, Win $25 In Brew For "Beersgiving"

    Gut Check loves Thanksgiving, arguably the most food-centric American holiday of the year. We wouldn't say we love beer more than we love Thanksgiving -- mostly because we've never compared the two before. Can tryptophan compete with tipsiness when getting along with family is at stake? Thankfully ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2012

    Miller Lite Brings "It's Miller Time on Us" to St. Louis, a.k.a., Free Beer For Some!

    Next week, instead of rifling through coat pockets, couch cushions and car cup-holders in search of beer money, Gut Check will be headed to Kiener Plaza (600 Market Street) for a complimentary $25 Miller Lite gift card. Specifically, on Tuesday, September 18, between 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., for "It's Mil ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2012

    Cambodian Weed

    The invasive plant water spinach is banned in some states — and essential to Asian cooking. In a small village outside Houston, relocated Cambodians are growing and selling it across state lines, up North, out West, hoping to get rich.

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2012

    The Worst Moments from SXSW 2012

    The last few days, Village Voice Media's indefatigable music staff has been regaling you with stories of the best from SXSW 2012. In the midst of these discoveries, we've been culling another list: the worst shit. The acts that ranged from huge bore-fests to downright lame. Below, you'll find our cr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 17, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: February 17-19

    Friday (Feb. 17): Third Friday Open House @ Third Degree Glass Factory New Orleans motifs await at this month's open house event, featuring live entertainment, a free s'mores bar, pomegranate martinis and a small tapas menu featuring items like mixed salad with cajun shrimp, crawfish bisque and ho ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Marketing Trends Miller Lite Should Jump on to Sell More Brew

    Image via​Ad Age reported that Miller Lite's sales have steadily decreased, and the company cites the same factors we all blame for our everyday problems and bad moods: the stupid economy and the shitty weather. But not all beer makers are faring poorly, and bad marketing strategies might be ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Summerfest 2011: What to Expect, What to See and More

    ​Billed as the "World's Largest Music Festival," Summerfest in Milwaukee is more like an epic feel-good concert series. The festival has the same good-natured and down-to-earth vibe of a city fair, packed with tens of thousands of people proud of their city. Make the half-day drive not for a t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2011

    Iron Barley Hosts Rib Fest to Benefit Marine Corporal Todd Nicely

    Image via Washington PostVeteran Todd A. Nicely​Sure, there's that big, corporate rib festival downtown this weekend, like there is every Memorial Weekend, with barbecue from pit masters you've never heard of and music from bands you haven't liked in two decades. Thankfully, those aren't the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Lobby Mayor Slay to Make Tomorrow an Official Holiday

    ​Hear ye, hear ye, by the powers vested in the Council of Redbird Fandom (i.e., Miller Lite, 93.7 The Bull and Gen X Radio), it shall be declared that Thursday, March 31, is an official holiday in the city of St. Louis. In honor of the Cards' home opener against the Padres tomorrow at 3:15, ... More >>

  • News

    October 27, 2010
  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Brandt's, the Upwardly Mobile Happy Hour

    Kristen Klempert​The Joint: Brandt's Cafe 6525 Delmar Boulevard 314-727-3663 The Hours: 4-7 p.m. Monday through Friday The Deal: $2 domestic bottles (includes the usual suspects: Anheuser-Busch products, PBR, Miller Lite, etc.), $3 well drinks, $2 to $3 off select ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2010

    Hops on Top: Mikkeller 1000 IBU India Pale Ale

    Gut Check closely monitors new releases of beer, wine and other booze, searching for things we (and, yeah, you) shouldn't miss. We then give a select few bottles a spin before you plunk down your hard-earned. Dave NelsonBitter! Sweet?​Just in is a limited offering from the always innovative D ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Woman Discovers Glass Ceiling is Big Ol' Bottle of Budweiser

    Not all ladies are so wild on about Budweiser.​Francine Katz thought her 2002 promotion to Vice President of Communications and Consumer Affairs at Anheuser-Busch was her ticket to untold riches as an executive of a major corporation. Instead, Katz claims she received compensation worth just a fr ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 26, 2008
  • News

    August 1, 2007

    The I-70 Series: Schlafly vs. Boulevard

    Will Boulevard's home-field advantage be enough to run the Lou's microbrew out of KC?

  • News

    January 31, 2007

    Party Foul

    The state scolds Mardi Gras Inc. for goose-stepping over the line.

  • News

    December 20, 2006

    Unreal News Challenge 2006

    Week of December 21, 2006

  • News

    March 15, 2006

    Stout Fellow

    Unreal hoists (metaphorical) pints with Yakov Smirnoff and (real) pints with the Guinness brewmaster; then we try to get a deal on an empty Falstaff keg. Plus: RFT editor Tom Finkel makes some unbelievable hires!

  • Music

    November 16, 2005

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • News

    July 27, 2005

    Nuclear Option

    A new weapon is unveiled to end the beer battle

  • News

    May 18, 2005

    Off and Gunnin'

    Action shooting clubs are a blast all over the Midwest. Lock and load, baby!

  • Calendar

    March 30, 2005

    Hotel Bars

    Drink of the Week: A downtown highlight reel

  • Music

    October 20, 2004

    Ready to Rumble

    A Loop Battle of the Bands gathers steam

  • Calendar

    April 28, 2004

    Holy Cow!

    Cubs and Cards fans partying together?

  • News

    January 7, 2004

    Dancing Fools

    Waltz down to the Casa Loma, the ballroom that refuses to die

  • Calendar

    December 17, 2003

    A Curious Grace

    With your ass on my face

  • Music

    September 24, 2003
  • News

    July 23, 2003

    Stick to Mich

    Somebody's sure hot and bothered about Michelob's beer-bottle-babe ads

  • News

    May 7, 2003

    The Star-Spangled Bender

    Hold on to your liver! An RFT salute to the coolest local watering holes you've never heard of.

  • News

    February 5, 2003

    Drinkin' Dirt

    Bargain brews such as Pabst Blue Ribbon are making a comeback in some of St. Louis' hippest clubs, but Anheuser-Busch isn't too worried

  • Dining

    January 22, 2003

    Heavenly Grease

    It'll never be mistaken for haute cuisine, but the fare at Molly O'Ryans will leave you satisfied

  • News

    November 27, 2002

    Odd Ducks

    The fight to preserve St. Charles County floodplains makes for some strange bedfellows

  • News

    July 17, 2002

    Speed Isn't Enough

    Tim McAmis, drag-racing champ, tries to be a millisecond faster than the big-money boys. Tough duty.

  • News

    August 30, 2000
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    February 2, 2000


    a return to reality after the decadence and delirium of Atlanta

  • News

    August 25, 1999

    Strip Search

    Looking for Ozark culture amid the neon, glitter and traffic of Highway 76 in Branson

  • Music

    June 9, 1999
  • News

    May 12, 1999