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    August 8, 2014

    10 Classic Missouri State Fair Foods to Inspire the Drive to Sedalia

    The 113th Missouri State Fair opened yesterday in Sedalia with over 100 acres filled with amusement rides, concerts, tractor pulls, car racing, art and crafts, camping, livestock and produce competitions and contests of skills of all kinds. But plenty of people come just for the food -- check out th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    The 6 Toughest Eating Challenges in St. Louis and One Foolish Man's Attempt to Beat Them All

    Charlie Stark, owner of the Whistle Stop in Ferguson, readily admits where the inspiration for his restaurant's thirteen-scoop, frozen-yogurt challenge comes from. "Man v. Food. I won't lie," he says. Jeff Mullersman, owner and chef at de.lish Cheesecake Bakery & Cafe, also found inspiration afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 26, 2012

    Hey, Oreos, Don't Mess With AMC Theatres

    Maybe it's just the early stages of this morning's RFT Best of St. Louis 2012 Hangover, but this Twitter spat cracked us up. First, the official Oreo Cookie account tweeted this: See Also: - "Gut Check Test Dunks the Dipr, 'The Ultimate Cookie Spoon'" - "Trying the Baskin Robbins Chocolate Oreo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2012

    Gut Check Test Dunks the Dipr, "The Ultimate Cookie Spoon"

    "Dunking cookies into a glass of milk with my fingers is hard work," says no one, ever. The aftermath of said dunking, however, is messier, and cleaning sticky, crumb-encrusted hands slows down the number of cookies we can shove down our gullet. Enter the Dipr, marketed as "the ultimate cookie spoon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2012

    Gut Check's Ten Snacks to Pair With Democratic Convention Coverage

    Last week, Gut Check offered up a list of ten snacks to pair with Republican National Convention coverage. Of course, the fun doesn't stop there. On Tuesday, September 4, the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Charlotte, North Carolina, prompting Gut Check to brainstorm another set of them ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2012

    Tidbits: Dog Town Opens, Selam Ethiopian Restaurant Closes

    - North St. Louis County has a new hot-dog joint: Dog Town opened two weeks ago at 2182 North Highway 67 in Florissant. (The space was previously the second location of White Barn and, before that, a Rally's.)

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2012

    ObamaCare Upheld? Gut Check's Chowing Down on Our Favorite Gut Busters

    Gut Check rejoiced at this morning's news that the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. ObamaCare. Of course, we already have health care, but we know that unemployment is only one terrible blog post away (this one, perhaps), and we suffer from a debilitating preexisting con ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Rose Lakey: Loony Dog Owner Gets $100 Fine for 911 Call About Sick Great Dane

    There are normal dog owners. Then there are those really, really absurd dog owners. (Think canine sweaters and T-shirts like the one pictured here.) Rose Lakey of O'Fallon, Missouri, falls squarely into the latter category. Yesterday the 47-year-old Lakey pleaded guilty in municipal court to filing ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    Poll Results: Thumbs Up for Oreo Mother's Milk Ad [NSFW]

    Last week, Gut Check asked for your opinion on a controversial new South Korean print ad for Oreo cookies: The results (and the NSFW uncensored version of the ad, in case you still haven't seen it) after the jump:

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2012

    South Korean Oreo Ad: Mother's Milk and Cookies [NSFW]

    The ad agency Cheil Worldwide created this print ad for Oreo cookies in South Korea. It pretty much speaks for itself. You can view the uncensored version after the jump -- plus register your opinion in our poll!

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Gut Check Jr. Samples IHOP's Scary Face Pancake

    Yesterday Gut Check told you that IHOP restaurants will be giving away free Scary Face Pancakes for dinner tonight. Since the pancake is on the menu throughout October, last night Gut Check Jr. gave it a try. Scary doesn't even begin to describe it. Robin WheelerIHOP's Scary Face Pancake.​ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 17, 2011

    Triple Double Oreos? We Make Our Own

    NabiscoTriple Double Oreos hit the shelves this summer. ​ Oh my God! Oreo's introducing a giant, double-decker cookie that sort of looks like a chocolate Big Mac! News that Nabisco's introducing the Triple Double Oreo leaked last week. ABC calls it outrageous; Nabisco had the audacity to tak ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 12, 2011

    Dairy Queen Builds World's Biggest Ice Cream Cake

    Dairy Queen CanadaCelebrating 10 tons of Dairy Queen ice cream cake with .... ice cream cake!​ Oh, Canada! You've created the world's largest ice cream cake! In honor of the Dairy Queen ice cream cake's thirtieth birthday, volunteers in Toronto built a 10.13-ton ice cream cake. It beats the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Kurt Warner Has a Daughter Named "Chubby," He Tells STL Crowd

    via www.stilettosports.comKurt Warner: Nice guy, but not exactly sensitive when it comes to body issues.​We spent an intriguing day yesterday at Scottrade Center Getting Motivated! with Laura Bush, Colin Powell and other assorted aging luminaries -- and believe us when we say we'll have far more a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2011

    Dirt: An Earth Day Treat for Kids of All Ages

    Kholood EidEarth Day calls for ... a supersweet snack made with packaged, processed ingredients!​ Earth Day is upon us -- meaning it's time to celebrate (and/or mourn) the earth's glory (and/or imminent destruction). While there may be plenty of Earth Day-related activities scheduled for the L ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Applebee's Gets Toddler Drunk: Six Kiddie Cocktails They Should Try

    ​An Applebee's in suburban Detroit accidentally gave a two-year-old a margarita in a sippy cup instead of the apple juice his mom ordered, a mistake that wasn't discovered until the kid's blood alcohol level was .10 -- beyond the legal limit for drivers. The kid was okay, after a trip to the d ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2010

    Marilyn Scull of Park Avenue Coffee and Ann & Allen Baking Company

    This is part one of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Marilyn Scull of Ann and Allen Baking Company and Park Avenue Coffee. Part two will be published tomorrow. Part three, a recipe from Scull, will be posted the following day. Robin Wheeler​Marilyn Scull isn't where she thought s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, March 26-28, 2010

    This weekend's cheap cost-effective distractions include free wine tasting, improv comedy, rap music from the Holy Land and an LGBTQ film festival, all for $10 or less.Cloud Nine at Webster University (Friday)Fans of provocative and innovative theater will find much to their liking in Caryl Churchil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    2009 in Review: January

    ​​When Gut Check learned that the Chocolate Oreo Milkshake at Baskin Robbins had been named the worst food in America, checking in at 2,600 calories and 263 grams of sugar...well, we just had to try it! The grim results and the rest of the month in review after the jump.

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2009

    A Convenient Sweet Tooth: Sweet Scout Visits Convenience Stores

    User "Jellyfish Juice," Wikimedia Commons​There's no rule that says good sweets can't be cheap. Anyone with a sweet tooth worth its weight in Hostess CupCakes and Hershey's Milk Chocolate can tell you that. Sometimes, cheap simplicity hits the spot better than ornate decadence. You might not know ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2009

    Throwback of the House: Fruitcake Slices, All the Fun of Fruitcake With None of the Booze

    Robin Wheeler​I hate two things about Christmas food. I hate fruitcake, which doesn't make me unique, and I hate baking cookies, which makes me Satan.I'm married to a fruitcake fan. He raved for years about how his mother's fruitcake was different. It wasn't. Like most modern-day fruitcakes, it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2009

    The Best of Gut Check: Trying the Baskin Robbins Chocolate Oreo Milkshake

    While Gut Check is on vacation, enjoy highlights from the past two years. Men's Health magazine has released its annual "Worst Foods" list. Scoring the top spot as the absolute worst food in the country? A large Chocolate Oreo Shake from Baskin Robbins. This bad boy has 2,600 calories, 135 grams of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 20, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 3.14-3.20

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.A new food blog for the digest this week: Mostly Soup, which, as its title suggests, is about mostly soup. Check it out.STL Bites: Bill is not impressed with Alice Waters' 60 Minutes interview.Sounding My Barbaric Gulp: Kelly tempts us with Ore ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 27, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 2.21-2.27

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.STL Bites: Earlier this week Gut Check's Brooke Foster bemoaned a new policy asking solo coffeeshop patrons to sit only at two-top tables. Bill argues the other side.Sauce: Sauce posts a picture of a mama and baby pig to illustrate a story on Kev ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Chicken and Dumpees Down at the Local Supermarket

    Unreal was at a local Schnucks the other day picking up some Oreo Double Stufs when we heard the most unusual exchange in the checkout lane. Ahead of us in line was a ZZ Top look-a-like in a biker jacket with a rhinestone patch that read: "If You Can Read This, The Bitch Fell Off". The gentleman was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Gut Check's Big Break: Diggnation!

    The Baskin Robbins Chocolate Oreo Milkshake is the gift that keeps up on giving. Gut Check's post on the 2,600 calorie behemoth leads off this week's episode of Diggnation, the Internet TV show that highlights submissions to Digg. The milkshake segment begins about 1:50 into the show. And, yes, that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Reporter Eats Five Denny's Grand Slam Breakfasts, Lives

    Here at Gut Check International Headquarters, we just can't get enough of the hoopla surrounding the free Grand Slam breakfast offer at Denny's. Even today, two days after the fact, we find ourselves thinking about it, dreaming about it, wondering if -- no, when -- it will happen again.But we clearl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    "Bacon Explosion" Taking Internet by Storm...

    ...but who will make it for me?Yes, it's the Bacon Explosion, now officially more than just an Internet sensation thanks to an article in today's New York Times dining section.The Bacon Explosion is the creation of the Burnt Fingers BBQ team, as posted on their BBQ Addicts Web site. It's a weave of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    The Dish: The Baskin Robbins Chocolate Oreo Milkshake, the "Worst Food" in America

    Men's Health magazine has released its annual "Worst Foods" list. Scoring the top spot as the absolute worst food in the country? A large Chocolate Oreo Shake from Baskin Robbins. This bad boy has 2,600 calories, 135 grams of fat (59 of which are saturated), 263 grams of sugar and 1,700 milligrams o ... More >>

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    July 16, 2008
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    June 11, 2008
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    June 10, 2008
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    June 9, 2008

    We're Cookin'! RFT Contributor Wins Two Awards

    At the thirteenth annual AltWeekly Awards luncheon last weekend in Philadelphia, Riverfront Times contributor Malcolm Gay won first place in the arts feature category for his September 19, 2007, feature ''The Case of the Shanghai Shamus.''

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    In This Week's Issue

    My review of El Scorcho is now available online. Click here to read. (Not actually a pizza.) Also in this week's issue: Kristie tries to light a fire under Ruth's Chris Steak House, while Malcolm declares a jihad against Domino's new Oreo Dessert Pizza. Oh, yeah. Meet my biggest fan. -I ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2007

    This Week's Issue

    Malcolm Gay investigates Chinese exile mystery novelist -- and St. Louis County resident -- Qiu Xiaolong. Advocates for the disabled tell Kathleen McLaughlin why the Missouri Department of Transportation needs to be reprimanded. Unreal chats with Miss Nursing Home '07, two soapbox racers an ... More >>

  • Dining

    September 19, 2007

    Domino's Pizza New Oreo Dessert Pizza

    Domino's Pizza
    3930 Lindell Boulevard

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    September 12, 2007
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    July 4, 2007
  • Dining

    June 7, 2006

    Handi-Snacks Oreo Cookie Sticks 'n Creme

    25 Brentwood Promenade Court, Brentwood

  • Calendar

    July 6, 2005

    This Week's Day-by-Day Picks

    Week of July 6, 2005

  • Culture

    August 18, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    August 11, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Culture

    August 4, 2004

    Capsule Reviews

    Dennis Brown and Deanna Jent suss out local theater

  • Calendar

    August 6, 2003

    Where's the Two-Headed Calf?

    The Missouri State Fair offers surreal glimpses of Americana plus lots of tasty things on sticks

  • Dining

    March 26, 2003

    Built for Comfort

    Tim Mallett strikes again

  • Dining

    July 24, 2002

    Pepper Rally

    If you like bar food, you'll love the Pepper

  • Dining

    May 2, 2001

    Family Tradition

    Corky's Restaurant lifts classic American comfort food to new heights

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Candy

    Crown Candy Kitchen

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    August 4, 1999
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    February 10, 1999
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