Shu Feng

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Ten Best Hot and Spicy Foods in St. Louis

    Cravers of capsaicin rejoice: Today is National Hot and Spicy Food Day. This celebration of fiery foods is the perfect excuse to sample St. Louis' contribution to the category. So that all levels of spice connoisseurs can participate in the fun, the list includes a broad range of spice levels. While ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2013

    The Nine Best Chinese Restaurants in St. Louis

    It's been a long day, you're tired, it's 100 degrees outside, and you don't feel like whipping up a gourmet dinner -- instead, might we suggest getting out of your stuffy house and going for some Chinese? That's right, Gut Check has once again diligently compiled a helpful guide to our city's finest ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Olive Boulevard Asian Eateries & Much More: An Updated Guide to Restaurants Along Olive, Westward From University City

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2011

    A Condiment for the Germaphobes

    Ian Froeb​Spotted recently on the table -- on every table, in fact -- of Shu Feng (8435 Olive Boulevard, University City; 314-983-0099). Don't think I've seen this before. Anyone else?

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Ian Froeb A dish from Shu Feng.​This week, Gut Check was pretty focused on trying to stay warm. But in between snuggling with our space heaters, we made time for some winter-related research. Got the sniffles? Check out Ian's post on favorite cures for the common cold. Interested in disast ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2011

    Cures for the Common Cold

    Ian FroebThe General Tso's chicken at Shu Feng​At some point yesterday evening, a malevolent force took up residence in my head, forcing the immediate evacuation of my sinuses and filling the empty spot where the average person has a brain with helium.When this happens, as it does a few times each ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2010

    Five Fantastic St. Louis Soups

    Since February, I've been sharing my 100 Favorite St. Louis Dishes. From time to time, I'll highlight groups of these dishes that fit together some way. Today, five fantastic soups.Onion Soup at Brasserie by NicheJennifer Silverberg​Onion soup might be a cliché, but when it is done right, few dis ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2010

    Ian Froeb's 100 Favorite St. Louis Dishes, #85: Nachos (with Jalapeños and Extra Cheese Cup) at Busch Stadium

    Ian FroebNote the plastic-like sheen of the cheese product.​I'm counting down -- in no particular order -- 100 of my favorite dishes in St. Louis. Some are well-known, others obscure. Some are expensive, others dirt cheap. All of them, I guarantee, are delicious.Please do not hesitate to share yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 23, 2009

    Where to Observe Your Jewish Christmas (Places to Eat Out on Christmas Day)​Merry Christmas from Gut Check! We'll return Monday to wrap up the Year-End Bonanza. In the meantime, Aimee Levitt suggests which restaurants to visit on Christmas itself. -- IanOf all Jewish holidays, Christmas is one of the most pleasant. It's a day free of the pressur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 20, 2009

    In Soo: A Postscript

    As Ian posted Wednesday, In Soo has been turned over to new owners.For locals of a certain vintage, In Soo -- formerly known as Shu Feng -- was the quintessential Chinese eat spot in St. Louis. This was, in part, due to sheer demographics. When I was a young lad, there weren't many Chinese restauran ... More >>

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    July 3, 2002

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    June 12, 2002

    Paradise Regained

    Let us all now meditate on our family motto: In Soo conquers all.

  • Restaurants

    April 18, 2001

    Chinese Cuisine

    Happy China

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    December 20, 2000

    Seoul Searching

    On the lookout for St. Louis' best Korean food

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    September 27, 2000

    Best Moo Shu

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  • Dining

    March 29, 2000

    East of Eden

    Visiting a St. Louis stronghold of Chinese cuisine

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