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Modesto

  • Blogs

    May 3, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: May 4 to 6

    Cinco de Mayo, Derby Day and First Friday are only a few of the excuses to get out and get your drink on this weekend. Besides that, rejoice over the bounty of a new farmers' market season in Tower Grove Park, celebrate Big Sky Cafe's 21st anniversary or take a tour or class this weekend. Details on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Celebrate Restaurant Week on the Hill Through Sunday

    Every day is a celebration of food on the Hill, St. Louis' iconic Italian neighborhood. Toasted ravioli was invented there, and there's an Italian eatery on every corner. Dining on the Hill can feel like stepping into your Italian grandmother's kitchen for a taste of the old country. Every square fo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2013

    Neighborhood Bites: The Hill

    St. Louis' neighborhoods are gems in their own right: full of history, great people and, as far as Gut Check is concerned, fantastic food. Each week we'll take you into a specific neighborhood and point you in the direction of the best places to grab some bites. The Hill is the classic St. Louis ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 14, 2011
  • Blogs

    November 25, 2010

    Happy Hour of the Day: Lafayette Fire Company No. 1

    In this week's print edition, we've rolled out the Riverfront Times' comprehensive list of the best happy hours in St. Louis. (And no, this wasn't only done as a public service to you, dear reader -- we're also promoting the very cool free smart-phone app that includes our fascinating finds.) ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2010

    Happy Hour of the Day: The Scottish Arms

    In this week's print edition, we're rolling out the Riverfront Times' comprehensive list of the best happy hours in St. Louis. (And no, this isn't only being done as a public service to you, dear reader -- we're also promoting the very cool free smart-phone app that includes our fascinating fin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    Amy Zupanci of Fond and Township Grocer, Part 2

    Robin Wheeler​ This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice profile of Amy Zupanci of Fond and Township Grocer. Part one is available here, and part three, a recipe, follows on Monday. Did your family cook when you were a child? If so, what meals stand out? Yes. The everyday dinner. Family ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2010

    Pi, Niche and 30 Other Loud Restaurants

    Jesus, it's loud in here.​Gut Check recently asked readers to chime in and name the loudest restaurants in St. Louis. While this is a highly unscientific poll, the responses show that a few restaurants stand out when it comes to decibel level.Our survey received 46 votes. 7 of them went to Pi ... More >>

  • News

    September 23, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 24, 2008

    What Do Bakersfield and Charleston Have That St. Louis Doesn't?

    Men's Health and Women's Health magazines have come out with their ranking of the 100 best -- and worst -- cities in America for healthy living. St. Louis ranks as the second-worst city in both Men's Health and Women's Health, with only Bakersfield, California, and Charleston, West Virginia, respect ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 25, 2007

    Little Italy

    Italian tapas: A new taste sensation, or just another mixed metaphor?

  • Dining

    May 2, 2007

    Balaban's Is Back

    Same as it ever was? No — but that's not a bad thing.

  • Calendar

    September 15, 2004

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of September 15, 2004

  • News

    January 7, 2004

    Kindergarten Pop

    One of the Lou's finest female linebackers moonlights as a kindergarten teacher, and Bevinco wants to put the fire under your favorite, most generous bartenders; plus Le Many Moods of Blake Ashby (en français!)

  • Music

    September 24, 2003

    Best Bartender

    Roxanna Ratossa
    Modesto

  • News

    June 4, 2003

    Play "Ball"!

    Week of June 4, 2003

  • Dining

    May 14, 2003

    Tapas Without Passion

    The wrong location, the wrong vibe for this lively style of dining

  • Music

    March 5, 2003

    Sum of Their Parts

    With a twisted vision, Reverend Glasseye and His Wooden Legs get a leg up on the competition

  • News

    May 23, 2001

    Who's Next?

    Annette Green didn't have to die. Her death was a tragedy waiting to happen in St. Louis County's reckless war against two-bit drug dealers and addicts.

  • News

    March 3, 1999

    From the Norm

    South African architect Jo Noero designs buildings that put people first, helping revitalize a country devastated by apartheid. Now he's working in St. Louis to rebuild the inner city. His greatest obstacle: "You can't do that here."

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