Sausage Syndicate

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2013

    Openings & Closings 2012: The Final Reckoning

    Yes, 2012 has been over for a few weeks now. No, we're not done looking back at it just yet. Don't worry. This isn't another Top Ten list. No, what we have here is Gut Check's annual omnibus listing of every restaurant that opened, closed, both opened and closed, relocated or changed its name in 2 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2012

    Feed Me Banh Mi Truck Calls It Quits

    Feed Me Banh Mi (@FeedMeTruck), the food truck that specialized in Vietnamese-style sandwiches, announced via Twitter last week that it is quitting the business.

  • Blogs

    November 30, 2012

    November 2012 Openings & Closings

    Another busy month for openings included Bar Les Freres, a cozy new French spot from Zoƫ Robinson Pidgeon; Elaia and Olio, the restaurant and wine bar from Ben Poremba; and a new home for Niche, Gerard Craft's flagship venture. Closings were few, though my colleague Liz Miller's farewell to Spanky ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
  • Blogs

    July 3, 2012

    Magic Mike and Sausage Syndicate

    Try not to get too jealous, now. But Gut Check spent our Friday night in a movie theater packed with a 90 percent female crowd in a sold out theater at Galleria 6 Cinemas (Saint Louis Galleria, Richmond Heights; 314-725-0808) watching tan, sculpted, hairless male bodies gyrate and jiggle. Magic Mike ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: June 22-24

    Friday (June 22): Yappy Hour @ I Scream Cakes Celebrate "Bring Your Dog To Work Day" by bringing pups to Cherokee Street for complimentary beer for you and half price scoops for your pooch. 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Grub & Groove @ Francis Park Try out food from neighborhood businesses like Bartolino's, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Gut Check's Guide to Eats and Drinks at St. Louis PrideFest 2012

    St. Louis PrideFest is the largest event of its kind in the Midwest. It draws more than 80,000 revelers each year and in 2011 was named "Best Festival" by the RFT. This year's festival is slated to kick-off on Saturday, June 23, at noon in Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia Avenue; 314-771-2679). The p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 13, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: April 13-16

    Friday (Apr. 13): 12th Annual Missouri Tartan Day Festivities @ Frontier Park Stop in to see clans clad in plaid and for a taste of authentic Scottish-American offerings including edibles such as Walkers Shortbread, meat pies from Highland Glenn Foods and scotch eggs, haggis and pulled pork from t ... More >>