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Oktoberfest

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    September 22, 2014

    Your Pick for St. Louis' Most Underrated Pumpkin Beer Is...

    Pumpkin beer season is in full swing now, as is Oktoberfest. We asked our readers to let us know which pumpkin beer we should be paying more attention to. After tons of great nominations, we narrowed it down to

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    September 8, 2014

    What is St. Louis' Most Underrated Pumpkin Beer?

    It's pumpkin beer season, even if it's not officially fall yet. Many of the autumn brews hit shelves back in August -- mostly to help with the sheer volume the public demands -- but we're just now getting into it. You know the big ones: O'Fallon Brewery's Pumpkin Beer and the Schlafly Pumpkin Ale. ... More >>

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    August 28, 2014

    Panorama's Art at the Table Launches a New Era for the Art Museum (PHOTOS)

    Ivy Magruder came on as the executive chef at Panorama (1 Fine Arts Drive; 314-721-0072) in May after a stint at Gamlin Restaurant Group and running Vin de Set for years. Panorama launched at the Saint Louis Art Museum in July 2013 but struggled to garner the same recognition as the Missouri History ... More >>

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    October 25, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: October 25 to 27

    It's Halloween! Sort of. Since All Hallows' Eve falls on a Thursday, lots of places are celebrating this weekend. We're not complaining -- we'll celebrate all next week if they let us. So get your costume ready for the many spook-tastic contests. Read on for our food-related recommendations. See al ... More >>

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    October 19, 2013
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    October 18, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: October 18 to 20

    There are several outdoor events this weekend so you can enjoy the crisp fall weather! Check out the annual Harvest Fest or celebrate Perennial Artisan Ales' second year in business. Read on for our food-related recommendations. See also: Best Craft Brewery 2013: Perennial Artisan Ales Celebrates a ... More >>

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    October 11, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: October 11 to 13

    It's finally Oktoberfest! Check out the annual celebration of beer in Soulard, or, if that's not your style, meet St. Louis beekeepers and taste local honey at Extra Virgin. Either way, there's something for everyone this weekend. Read on for our food-related recommendations after the jump. See als ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013

    Six of the Best Locally Brewed Pumpkin Beers

    Seasonal beers are very popular: They offer new flavors and give brewers a chance to experiment outside the box. The approaching cool weather usually brings out a whole slew of 'em that are usually darker, heavier and meant to warm the heart. One of the first on the market (released earlier and earl ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    September 27, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: September 27 to 29

    The big foodie extravaganza this weekend is the annual Taste of St. Louis, which will have over forty restaurants to choose from. But for those who can't make it downtown, there are plenty other things to do as well, from the silly (zucchini car races at the Clayton Farmers' Market) to the much-anti ... More >>

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    October 19, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Oct. 19-21

    Friday (Oct. 19): Thurman Loop Oktoberfest @ the intersection of Thurman Ave. and Shenandoah Ave. At this Oktoberfest event, get a craft beer fix and enjoy carnival games, a home-brewing workshop and competition, and food from Thurman Grill, La Tropicana and Mojo Tapas. Admission is free. Friday, ... More >>

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    October 12, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Oct. 12-14

    Friday (Oct. 12): Food Truck Friday @ Tower Grove Park Head to the park (before doing so requires a parka) for the last major food truck fest of the year. Nibble on quick fixes from Papa Tom's Fancy Franks, Le Food Truck, Sarah's Meltdown and more. As always, admission is free--arrive early! 2 to ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    October 26, 2011

    Pokey LaFarge & The South City Three And The Wilders Are Coming To Off Broadway

    ​Off Broadway has just lassoed a very Missouri show for December 15: Kansas City's the Wilders, last seen taking the Oktoberfest crowd by surprise on a bill with the Monads and Rum Drum Ramblers, and Pokey LaFarge & the South City Three, which maybe you've heard of. As with the last Pokey sto ... More >>

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    October 7, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: October 7-9

    Friday (Oct. 7): Soulard Oktoberfest @ Lyon Park This annual event features plenty of chow and booze -- approximately 2,000 kegs of it. Admission is $5 each day, but dress in lederhosen or dirndl and get in free! Friday, Oct. 7 from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 8 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. ... More >>

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    September 30, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: September 30-October 2

    Friday (Sept. 30): Olivette On the Go Festival @ Stacy Park This neighborhood fest features dance lessons, live music and a bonfire on Friday night, a chili cook-off on Saturday, and a fun run on Sunday to name just a few items on the schedule of festivities. Free admission. Friday, Sept. 30 from 3 ... More >>

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    September 29, 2011
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    September 16, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: September 16-18

    Image viaA scene from last year's Forest Park Balloon Glow​Friday (September 16): Balloon Glow @ Forest Park Take advantage of the swift shift in seasons by getting out and enjoying the crisp, cool air during this favorite romantic annual opener. The inflated balloons, lit by their burners, ... More >>

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    September 8, 2011
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    September 7, 2011

    Yes, That Is John Goodman Shilling for Soulard Oktoberfest

    Goodman: The voice of 2011 Soulard Oktoberfest.​You may have already heard them on KTRS, KMOX, The Point, and multiple Clear Channel stations around town. They're ads with the voice of actor -- and native St. Louisan -- John Goodman pitching for Soulard Oktoberfest. "Guten tag!" greets Goodman in ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Ten Frightfully Good Beers to Bring Your Halloween Back from the Dead

    Dave Nelson​Looking to spice up the beer selection at your Halloween party? Here are ten excellent brews that play up the scary theme with their names and packaging -- and bring the quality as well. Jolly Pumpkin La Parcela ($15/750ml) For years tiny Jolly Pumpkin has walked the lonely, brill ... More >>

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    October 13, 2010
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    October 8, 2010

    Falafel Festival at the Vine Mediterranean Café & Market

    Jennifer SilverbergThe Vine Mediterranean Cafe & Market​Yeah, yeah, we know that this weekend is all about Oktoberfest and celebrating garbanzos of a different sort altogether, but true chickpea aficionados should head to The Vine Mediterranean Café & Market (3171 South Grand Boulevard; 3 ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    Sign up for Tip of the Tongue here.​Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you? Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter. This week, readers get a taste of the Falafel Festival coming up at the Vine Mediterranean Cafe &am ... More >>

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    October 6, 2010
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    October 6, 2010
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    October 6, 2010

    Ohio Milk Labeling Law Deemed Unconstitutional

    A federal court has ruled Ohio's milk labeling law unconstitutional. Food Safety News reports that the ruling came after a two-year legal battle over the state's ban on labeling milk as "rbGH free," "rbST free," or "artificial hormone free". The case is also the first to state that milk from cows no ... More >>

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    October 5, 2010

    Like Soulard Oktoberfest, Tarts in Revealing Outfits Now the Bane of Munich Celebration

    Soulard Oktoberfest: Got milk, er, beer.​A few weeks ago Daily RFT reported about Soulard Oktoberfest (going on this weekend) and the controversy surrounding the organization's racy advertisements, featuring buxom frauleins stuffed into kitschy German folk costumes. Well, turns out that St. Louisa ... More >>

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    October 7, 2009
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    October 7, 2009
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    May 6, 2009

    Controversy Brewing Over Soulard Oktoberfest

    Now that I have your attention, take note: The Soulard Oktoberfest may be forced to move downtown this year.Alderwoman Phyllis Young, the Historic Soulard Market Merchant's Association, and a handful of neighborhood residents say the annual festival, now entering its sixth year, has outgrown its loc ... More >>

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    October 29, 2008

    Drink of the Week: Long Strange Tripel

    Newstead Tower Public House
    4353 Manchester Avenue
    314-535-7771

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    October 8, 2008

    Mmmm, October

    Eating good in Maeystown

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    October 6, 2008

    Over the Weekend: Soulard Oktoberfest Photos, Phallic Balloon Sculptures at Webster, Cardinals Play at the Fox Theatre, Cubs Lose!

    Good morning, St. Louis! I like to think this Monday morning post serves as a casual "how was your weekend?" greeting to those of you who are returning to work after another two-day staycation (the last time I'll ever use that word, promise) in St. Louis. Here's what you may have missed over the w ... More >>

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    October 3, 2008

    Three for Three: 10.3-10.5

    Gut Check recommends three ways you won't go hungry this weekend. Looks like another weekend of great weather. 1. Soulard Oktoberfest: Like you need an excuse to drink beer. But here's a good one. (5 p.m.-Midnight today, 11 a.m.-Midnight Sat., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun.) 2. Augusta Bottoms Beer Festival ... More >>

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    October 3, 2008

    Go! The St. Louis Weekend Calendar, October 3-5, 2008

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature delivers the top nine can’t-miss activities to complete your fun-seeking agenda. Looking for live music? Here's your St. Louis weekend concert calendar. 1. A few words can sum up what Bruno David Ga ... More >>

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    September 24, 2008
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    October 31, 2007

    In This Week's Issue

    My review of Jilly's Cupcake Bar and the Cupcakery is now online. Click here to read. photo: Jennifer Silverberg Also in this week's issue: Malcolm wonders what could have spoiled his All American "Fun" Burger Mallow Giant Size Burger, while Kristie, "Liquid Cocaine" unavailable, opts for ... More >>

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    October 31, 2007

    Samuel Adams Octoberfest

    Seamus McDaniels
    1208 Tamm Avenue
    314-645-6337

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    October 19, 2007

    Go! 10/19-10/21

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 10/19 Abra-cadaver!: Today marks the first day St. Louisans can pay $12 to $18 to gaw ... More >>

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    October 10, 2007
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    October 5, 2007

    The Week Gut Check Lost It

    You might have noticed Gut Check was relatively quiet this week. Yours truly is getting married two weeks from tomorrow, and preparations are starting to take over my life. (Not to mention I'm on the hook for several more restaurant reviews before I can leave for my honeymoon....) At any rate, I wo ... More >>

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    October 5, 2007

    Go! 10/5-10/7

    Not totally satisfied with your weekend itinerary? Never fear, Go! is here! This regular feature highlights everything from rock shows to art openings, from delicious dishes to hidden-gem hangouts. Friday, 10/5 Oktoberly Sober: Tonight is the kickoff of Soulard Oktoberfest (Lafayette Avenue ... More >>

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    October 3, 2007
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    September 20, 2007

    Schnitzel and Other Random Musings

    I visit too many restaurants to cover in the print version of the RFT. From time to time I'll share my thoughts on these visits in briefer, less formal blog-exclusive reviews. Last week's cool spell messed with mind. Case in point: Summer's heat has returned, but I didn't think twice about ordering ... More >>

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    September 19, 2007
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