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    October 7, 2014

    The Best Music Photos from September 2014

    Plenty of concerts happen in St. Louis every night, and we try to photograph as many as we can. Each month, we'll look back at photos from the previous month's batch of concert photography and hook you up with a bunch of shots you may have missed. Below, check out our favorite music moments from Sep ... More >>

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    September 8, 2014

    LouFest ReviewFest: Portugal. the Man, Moon Taxi, Grouplove

    Another LouFest is in the history books! With 40-some acts converging on St. Louis' Forest Park for the two-day festival, St. Louis' music fans had plenty to keep them singing and dancing throughout this past weekend. RFT Music sent several operatives into the field, tasked with watching and liste ... More >>

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    June 26, 2014

    8 Reasons to Skip Work Today and Watch the U.S. Play Germany in the FIFA World Cup

    Uh oh, you don't look so good. You aren't feeling well, huh? Looks like you've come down with Soccer-itis. Time to call in to work. Now that that's done, let's talk about the only cure for the fever you've caught: watching the U.S. take on Germany in the 2014 FIFA World Cup at 11 a.m. Thursday. If ... More >>

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    June 21, 2013

    The Ten Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: June 21 to 23

    Decisions are hard. Last night, I fell asleep to a TED Talk about "the art of choosing" ironically while trying to turn my brain off about a decision I had to make. How many decisions do we make each day? Hundreds, some say. Thousands, say others. Should I wear pants today? Nah. Should I drink that ... More >>

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    June 18, 2013

    Win Tickets to See Portugal. the Man June 23 at the Pageant

    Portland-by-way-of-Alaska's Portugal. the Man is playing the Pageant this Sunday, and we've got an extra pair of tickets to give away!

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    June 17, 2013

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows in St. Louis from June 17 to 23

    This week's show recommendations include visits from Mount Moriah, The Mountain Goats, Black Flag, and more. Also, be on the look out for the Skin Graft St. Louis Homecoming and a dual release show featuring Humdrum and the latest Tower Groove Records single. Read on for all that and more!

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    December 14, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: Dec. 14-16

    Friday (Dec. 14): Flight Club @ The Vino Gallery Sample a few three-ounce glasses of wine with take home tasting notes for $20. This week's theme is "The White, the Red and the Sweet - Portugal." 4 p.m. until close. Social Hour @ Taste Visit mixologist Ted Kilgore at Taste before he makes his b ... More >>

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    July 5, 2012
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    June 12, 2012

    Bonnaroo 2012: Big Ass Water Slide, Illicit Koozies and Bands

    Bonnaroo is an entirely different world, one where the air always smells of weed and the people you encounter share any kind of resources they have, the way we were taught as children but adults seldom practice. People were kind. Musicians were gracious. Deep-fried oreos were a reality.

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    May 15, 2012

    Chamber Pop: Meet the 2012 RFT Music Award Nominees

    The 2012 Riverfront Times Music Showcase is a month away. And if that is our own St. Louis Music holiday, then consider this the season: Over the next month, we'll be making our cases for all 125 bands and artists nominated for an RFT Music Award this year. Each weekday between now and the showcase ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Win Tickets for Portugal. the Man at the Pageant

    Update: Our winner! milwaukee hurt me sound guy ruined 'got it all' help avenge the song Original post follows. Portland-by-way-of-Alaska's Portugal. the Man is playing the Pageant this Sunday, and we've got an extra pair of tickets to give away -- contest time! Inspired by Haiku Lou, St. Louis ... More >>

  • Music

    April 26, 2012

    Portugal. the Man

    8 p.m. Sunday, April 29. The Pageant, 6161 Delmar Boulevard.

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    April 24, 2012

    The Lumineers, Portugal. the Man, and Other Show Flyers

    Coming to the Duck Room this Wednesday is the Colorado trio the Lumineers. The band induces nostalgic daydreams of yore. Portugal. the Man will come to The Pageant this Sunday with The Lonely Forest and St. Louis's Union Tree Review in tow. More show flyers, below.

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From April 23 to 29

    Did everyone survive Record Store Day weekend? Between the deluge of live music and the generous amounts of free beer -- not to mention the throngs of people -- we can understand how one might be tempted to take it easy this week. Please remember, though, that taking it easy is for square nerd loser ... More >>

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    January 27, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: January 27-January 29

    Friday (Jan. 27): Oyster and Crab Leg Festival @ Broadway Oyster Bar Enjoy Gulf oysters at the peak of their sweet goodness in addition to crab legs from Alaska in special dishes such as barbecue adobo oysters, thai sesame oysters, fried crab stuffed oysters and dungeness crab. Friday, January 27 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 25, 2012

    Mac Miller and Van Halen Lead This Week's Show Announcements

    Nothing raises the hackles of the music-hating snark machines over at Pitchfork like a lil rap album that defies the odds by sticking to formula. Mac Miller's Blue Slide Park was slapped with a 1.0 rating, despite the the fact that it managed to move nearly 200,000 copies it's first week. Miller's a ... More >>

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    December 15, 2011
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    December 2, 2011

    Gut Check Visits Garland Wine's Open House

    ​December has arrived in full force with blustery winds and twinkling Christmas lights, which means it's time for Gut Check to curl up inside the International Headquarters with a bottle of Oban and the new Péter Nádas novel for holiday gift-giving. Liquor is always the right size, but if a bott ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: November 18-20

    Image via​Friday (November 18): Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Gardens Chefs from Catering St. Louis will create a four-course regional menu featuring Portugal, pairing each course with a different wine from the same region. Enjoy roasted garlic-potato soup over a chorizo-k ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 16, 2011

    Adding Flavor to Street-Cart Sausages, in More Ways Than One

    ​The sign affixed to the trash can on the corner of Broadway and Olive says "St. Louis Best 10" Beef Polish Sausage" with an arrow pointing west. Anyone who follows the directions will soon smell the waft of BBQ-tinged smoke and hear the sounds of Fresh 102.5 blaring from a set of speakers on ... More >>

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    May 13, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: May 13-15

    Image viaBring your pooch to Yappy Hour at the Bleeding Deacon this Sunday!​ Friday, May 13: Grand opening week @ I Scream Cakes During Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo celebration last Saturday, a new kid on the block opened its doors for the first time. I Scream Cakes debuted its custard sty ... More >>

  • Music

    November 11, 2010

    Codeseven

    7 p.m. Monday, November 15. Fubar, 3108 Locust Street.

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    July 16, 2010

    Top 10 Values of the World Goblet 2010

    ​Now that Gut Check's World Goblet 2010 tourney is in the books -- France won, if you've been asleep in a cave for the past month and a half -- here's a handy shopping list of the wines we consider to be the best values we tasted, along with a link to the pertinent post and an encapsulation of ... More >>

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    July 12, 2010

    The Ten Best YouTube Videos of the 2010 World Cup

    Image Via​A month's worth of incessantly buzzing vuvuzelas and ready-made excuses for early-morning drinking came to an unforgettable end yesterday afternoon when Spain, the pre-tournament favorites, defeated the Netherlands 1-0 on Andrés Iniesta's extra time goal.The matches might be over for th ... More >>

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    July 9, 2010

    The World Goblet Round 3: Portugal vs. South Africa

    ​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gut C ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    The World Goblet Round 3: Argentina vs. Spain

    ​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gut C ... More >>

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    June 29, 2010

    World Cuppage: Spain 1 - Portugal 0; The Iberian Incident at Guido's Pizzeria & Tapas

    photos by Keegan HamiltonNo bull: the Spain fans at Guido's take their soccer seriously. ​If skirmishes haven't yet erupted on the Spanish-Portuguese border, the bullets (hopefully proverbial) will start flying shortly. There's a strong mutual dislike between the two nations and today's knockout r ... More >>

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    June 25, 2010

    Brazil 0, Portgual 0: No Vuvuzelas Necessary at Coco Louco Brasil

    Ian FroebYeah, the Brazilians LOVE football.​Keegan is out of town for a few days. I will try to fill his boots.The highly anticipated meeting between Brazil and Portugal -- ranked #1 and #3 in the world, respectively, by FIFA (and let's not even get into the historical baggage) -- was a dud. Yell ... More >>

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    June 22, 2010

    The World Goblet Round 2: South Africa vs. Argentina

    ​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gut C ... More >>

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    June 16, 2010

    The World Goblet Round 1: Argentina vs. Portugal

    ​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gut C ... More >>

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    June 11, 2010

    The World Goblet Round 1: South Africa vs. Spain

    via​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gu ... More >>

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    June 10, 2010

    The World Goblet: The World Cup of Value Wines

    via​While scanning the World Cup groups in order to plan our daytime drinking over the next month, Gut Check noticed that most of the great wine-producing nations are represented in the tournament field, including all of those with a reputation for crafting good, value-priced wines. Because Gu ... More >>

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    October 6, 2009

    The Noble Writ: A Port for Every Storm, Part 1

    As cool autumn weather begins to settle in, my thoughts turn to richer wines that can keep the chill away. One wine that fits this bill perfectly is port. Typically, port is imbibed while enjoying a good book at bedtime or while sitting next to the fireplace, but it makes a lovely match with cheese ... More >>

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    August 17, 2009

    Top Sellers at Area Record Stores: Week of August 10-16

    Every Monday A to Z publishes the best-selling releases from area independent record stores from the preceding week. An asterisk after an album name indicates that the act is coming to town. And so without further ado: Euclid Records 1. Bottle Rockets: Lean Forward* 2. Wilco: Wilco The Album* 3. ... More >>

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    July 14, 2009

    Tour Diary: The Pragmatic in Portugal, Day 3 and 4

    (Local synthrockers the Pragmatic are currently in Portugal playing the Optimus Alive 09 fest, which is one of the country's biggest events. The band is keeping a diary for us about its travels. Here's the second installment! The first one can be found here, while part two is here.) Our new friend ... More >>

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    July 8, 2009

    Tour Diary: The Pragmatic in Portugal, Day One

    (Local synthrockers the Pragmatic are currently in Portugal playing the Optimus Alive 09 fest, which is one of the country's biggest events. The band is keeping a diary for us about its travels. Here's the first installment!) Its been a long trip but we made it. None of us could sleep very well o ... More >>

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    June 10, 2009

    Tonight's Shows, Wednesday, June 10: Aerosmith, White Rabbits, O.A.R., Portugal.The Man, Alejandro Escovedo

    Blame Bonnaroo for tonight's insanity. Does the weekend start on Wednesday this week? Apparently so. Shows going on tonight: *Aerosmith, 3 Doors Down, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater *White Rabbits, The Subjects, Jon Hardy & the Public, Firebird *Alejandro Escovedo, Amy Lavere, The Hot Club of Cow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 5, 2009

    The Noble Writ: Spanish Spring

    Dave Nelson is the author of the blog Beer, Wine and Whisky. He writes about wine for Gut Check every Tuesday.While Spain doesn't have the staggering diversity of grapes that Italy does, it's still home to some fantastically distinctive white wines. Fewer of these are imported into the United States ... More >>

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    March 25, 2009
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    November 12, 2008
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    October 15, 2008
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    June 11, 2008
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    May 21, 2008
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    August 29, 2007

    Aleli's Crispy Anchovies

    $2.59
    Seafood City Grocery Store
    7733 Olive Blvd
    St. Louis

  • News

    July 19, 2006

    Bounty by the County

    The states winemakers and food producers arent exactly key playersin the global economy. A Mizzou professor aims to change all that.

  • Music

    June 6, 2001

    Eyehategod

    10 Years of Abuse (and Still Broke) (Century Media)

  • Culture

    November 15, 2000

    Cinema Paradiso

    The St. Louis International Film Festival gets its act together

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    January 27, 1999
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