Are you waiting for the right excuse to ditch town and leave it all behind to pursue a lucrative career in a mile-high chef's hat? Tired of getting taunted by daytime infomercials? Well, look no further.
The Culinary Institute of America forgoes that other CIA's incognito M.O. by hosting its first ... More >>
iliza.comIliza Shlesinger coming to the Funnybone this weekend!Iliza Shlesinger's hotness is (1) undeniable, and (2) irrelevant, because her comic chops are real: In 2008, at the tender age of 24, she won NBC's Last Comic Standing, and hasn't looked back since. She'll be at the Funnyb ... More >>
Jennifer SilverbergThis Friday Sleek at Lumière Place marks its second year in St. Louis with a celebration of art and beef. The steakhouse will host Carpe Diem with Chef Hubert Keller, featuring local artist Jennifer Hayes, at Sleek's second anniversary "Beef Around the World" dinner.
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courtesy of Meramec CavernsA worker puts the finishing touches on the Caveman Zipline.Devoted watchers of the reality show The Amazing Race are no doubt well-acquainted with the zipline: Someone straps you into a harness attached to a pulley, and then you go whizzing down a wire at high speeds ov ... More >>
Airlines with longest flights aim for impressive, entertaining on-board dining options. Because what else are you going to do on an 18-hour flight from Singapore to Newark? (ABC News)
Red Robin closes its original location. The Seattle location, opened in the 1940s as a tavern near the Unive ... More >>
For elephants, one would think the Saint Louis Zoo would be a place to escape from, not to. Earlier this year, In Defense of Animals, an animal rights organization, named the zoo to its "Hall of Shame" on its Top Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list. A month later, one of the elephants, Jade, contracte ... More >>
How to eat healthy at airports. (Washington Post)A remembrance of coffee shops past. (Chicago Tribune)Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher interning with the USDA. (ESPN)Singapore's Satay Man is the last of a dying breed. (The Atlantic)Monsanto draws antitrust scrutiny. (Washington Post)
Something told me that Ryan Coyne, albeit the dark horse of The Contender, Season 4, was gonna go all the way to fisticuffs for the $250,000 purse. The live fight at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods, in Connecticut, rolls at 9 p.m. (central), I believe, on February 25.But unless the plot twists unexpectedl ... More >>
Finally!Last night's "Contender" featured a great match-up, a more technically attractive bout than any before, and a hot-damn-holy-SHIT-he's-DOWN knock-out.Here's the deal: With three fights left in Round 1, the gold team was ahead, 3-2, going into this episode. Our town's Ryan Coyne, of the blue t ... More >>
Ryan advances after the first episode of this season's Contender!
The new season premiered last night and features St. Louis' own cruiserweight 26-year-old Ryan Coyne.
Coyne arrived in Singapore to find himself on the Blue Team, coached by John Bray, who, I got to say, is one m-effin', scary-l ... More >>