Scott Truong

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    The Five Best Thai Restaurants in St. Louis

    Selecting the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. This year, Gut Check is celebrating five contenders in several categories.Jennifer SilverbergA dish at this year's Best Thai Restaurant​One t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    St. Louis Chefs Are an Educated Lot

    Chrissy WilmesChris Williams of Franco studied at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.​Last week Eater asked chefs if they thought culinary school was worth the time and expense for aspiring chefs. The answer was a resounding "probably not." The discussion made us wonder how well-e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2011

    The Hangover Part Two and Bangkok Noodles from Pearl Cafe

    Image via​The Hangover Part Two finally answers all those questions The Hangover left, puzzling moviegoers: "Will the guys keep in touch with Alan (Zach Galifianakis)?" "Is Stu into transsexuals strippers?" And most importantly, "Would it be funny if the exact same thing happened again in two ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Jennifer SilverbergA drink being poured over the ice cylinder at Taste​This week Ian put his regular review on ice, and paid a visit to Taste to check out their innovative ice instead. He also shared #10 on the list of Ian Froeb's 100 Favorite St. Louis Dishes. What else did we do this week ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2011

    Scott Truong of Pearl Cafe: Recipe for Drunken Noodles

    This is part three of Chrissy Wilmes' Chef's Choice profile of Scott Truong of Pearl Cafe. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Truong, is published here. Chrissy WilmesPearl Cafe chef Scott Truong prepares drunken noodles.​According to Wiki Answers: No one is sure where the name ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Scott Truong of Pearl Cafe

    This is part one of Chrissy Wilmes' Chef's Choice profile of chef Scott Truong of Pearl Cafe. Part two, a Q&A with Truong, will be posted tomorrow. Look for part three, a recipe from Truong, on Thursday. Chrissy WilmesScott Truong (pictured) and his brother, Tommy, decorated Pearl Cafe, down to eve ... More >>

  • Dining

    December 16, 2009
  • Blogs

    December 16, 2009

    Review Slideshow: Pearl Café

    Jennifer Silverberg​My review of Pearl Café is now available online. Pearl Café, a Thai restaurant (with a few Vietnamese and Chinese dishes), is located at 8416 North Lindbergh Boulevard in Florissant. In this week's Back of the House slideshow, photographer Jennifer Silverberg introduces you t ... More >>