When St. Louisans think Jamaican cuisine, jerk chicken with a bottle of Red Stripe is probably what first comes to mind. Now, to be sure, there's nothing wrong with such a classic combo, but why not do some exploring? At De Palm Tree (8631 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-432-5171) University ... More >>
University City is packed with top-notch restaurants, and you can get a sampling from some of the best at Taste of U. City this Thursday, May 9. Hosted by the Chamber of Commerce at the Heman Park Community Center (Vernon & Pennsylvania avenues University City; 314-505-8617), Taste of U. City celeb ... More >>
Right in time for Cinco de Mayo, guess where we ate this burrito filled with seasoned pork, pineapple and other veggies and win $10 to De Palm Tree (8631 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-432-5171)! Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook prof ... More >>
Guess where we sipped carrot-lemon margaritas made with house-infused chili-mango tequila and win $25 to De Palm Tree (8631 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-432-5171). Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook profile URL) in the comment-entry ... More >>
Guess where we drank sangria made with fruit juices, white and red wines and win $10 to De Palm Tree (8631 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-432-5171)! Hint: We sipped this refreshing sangria at a restaurant in the Central West End. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address ( ... More >>
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. View Olive Boulevard Asian Eateries ... More >>
Guess where we sipped on cinnamon whiskey, ginger beer and apple liqueur cocktails and win $10 to De Palm Tree (8631 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-432-5171)! Hint: We were enjoying drinks with friends at a bar in Benton Park West. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address ... More >>
On April 20 Marley, a documentary about the life and work of Rastafarian reggae musician Bob Marley, debuted in select theaters nationwide. Though it opened that day in St. Louis at the Landmark Tivoli Theatre (6350 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-995-6270), Gut Check was busy buying Visine a ... More >>
All month Gut Check has been counting down our favorite St. Louis soups in honor of National Soup Month. If these fifteen standouts still aren't enough to sate your soup appetite, my 100 Favorite St. Louis Dishes features nine soups and stews for you to try. The list is after the jump.
In this week's review, I visit three recently opened Mexican and Tex-Mex restaurants: Taqueria La Monarca, Amigo Joe's and Latitude 26°.Taqueria la Monarca is the latest addition to the unlikely Murderers' Row of restaurants at the intersection of Olive Boulevard and Woodson Road. Across Woodson ... More >>
The Overland Police Department scrambles over eggs.
Ian finds Indian Food and breaks down borders.
De Palm Tree adds spice to the St. Louis culinary scene