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Oktoberfest

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    January 23, 2014

    A Brew for You: Civil Life's "Big Year Brown"

    A weekly beer recommendation from Gut Check contributor Zach Garrison. Question: Is there any brown ale in this city better than Civil Life's (3714 Holt Avenue) "American Brown?" Answer: Yes, Civil Life's "Big Year Brown," newly released and ready for action. There's more flavor and a heftier ABV, ... 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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    September 23, 2013

    30 Reasons to Love Drinking in St. Louis

    Craft beer has boomed over the past few years and with it, beer-centric events new and old -- attendance at Oktoberfests has ballooned, for example. But in St. Louis, spirited beer-drinking is too established and ingrained the culture to be called just a trend. Here are thirty ("Only, thirty?" you m ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: September 20 to 22

    This weekend, support sustainability and local agriculture at The Art of Food or the Soulard Farmers Market. Travel to Argentina with the Botanical Garden or meet a Food Network star! Continue for our food-related recommendations. See also: The Art of Food Brings St. Louis' Top Chefs Together for S ... More >>

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    June 28, 2013

    Ten Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 28 to 30

    This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building and more. Where will you eat?

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    December 20, 2012

    20 Reasons to Love Winter in St. Louis

    We admit it. Winter in St. Louis can be pretty damn dreary. Weeks can go by without a ray of sunlight penetrating the grey sky. And then there's the cold -- a humid frigidity that drills right to the bones. It's enough to bring on a deep depression if you cannot open your eyes to all the great thi ... 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 5, 2012

    Tony La Russa Oktoberfest = Instant Party

    Wow, what a ball of laughs. Soulard Oktoberfest has chosen to put this photo of Tony "La Genius" La Russa on its website to hype up Sunday - the day families can get Cardinals players' autographs. Below is our fake caption:"Hi. I'm Tony LaRussa. Tony La Russa guarantees that no one will have more fu ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012
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    September 28, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Sept. 28-30

    Friday (Sept. 28): Taste of St. Louis @ Soliders Memorial Plaza This annual family-friendly, food-obsessed event features live music, an art and wine walk, a chef battle royale and, of course, plenty of vendor options to feed fervent festival-goers. Admission is free. Friday, Sept. 28 from 4 to 11 ... More >>

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    September 6, 2012
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    June 8, 2012

    Metro's Advertising Rules Allows Easy Censorship, Removal of Gay Pride Ad Latest

    In the end, Metro admits it screwed up. The St. Louis public transit agency should never have removed advertisements from its buses for this month's gay pride festival, PrideFest 2012.It was unclear yesterday just how many Pride St. Louis advertisements disappeared from Metro buses this week after a ... More >>

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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 19, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 9.12-9.18

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly shared the lessons she learned last week taking the Food Outreach Hunger Challenge. Cupcake Project: Stef shared her 19 cent cupcake recipe that she created when participating in the Food Outreach Hunger Cha ... More >>

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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

    Ten Things to Do This Weekend: October 8-10

    While our music page has plenty of things to do this weekend, a quick note: The fun./Steel Train/Jarrod Gorbel show at the Firebird is sold out. Hope you bought tickets! Now on to some other options: All weekend: *Soulard Oktoberfest Drink. Listen to Brave Combo, Copper Box and Soulard Blues Band. ... More >>

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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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    September 27, 2010

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 9.20-9-26

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. A Veggie Venture: Alanna made Calabacitas. Sounding My Barbaric Gulp: Kelly took on Pho Thai for Project Food Blog. FamilyStyle Food: Karen shared a recipe for Curried Cauliflower Soup.

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    October 7, 2009
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    October 7, 2009
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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 1, 2008
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    September 24, 2008
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    October 31, 2007

    Samuel Adams Octoberfest

    Seamus McDaniels
    1208 Tamm Avenue
    314-645-6337

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    October 10, 2007
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