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    November 17, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Week: November 17 to 20

    Restaurants and bars are packing in the events before the holidays, and this week's no exception. Check out St. Louis Eats at the Missouri History Museum, stop by the opening of Cantina Laredo or support cannabis at Tick Tock Tavern. Continue on for our picks of the week. See also: Chef Chat: D. Sc ... More >>

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    June 6, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 6 to 8

    Don't let the rain keep you from enjoying this weekend. Many events are for a good cause, like Feast in the Field, and others are just plain good. Try some eats from culinary students or a multi-course dinner form the best chefs in St. Louis. Let us help you plan your weekend -- check out our food-r ... More >>

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    May 22, 2014

    7 Outdoor Dinners You Can't Miss This Summer

    All week long we're rolling out content from our Summer Guide 2014. In it you'll find all the best ways to enjoy the season in and around St. Louis. Click here to read the rest of the guide or pick it up in print at the red Riverfront Times box nearest you. When a restaurant uses the term "farm to ... More >>

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    September 20, 2013

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: September 20 to 22

    This weekend, support sustainability and local agriculture at The Art of Food or the Soulard Farmers Market. Travel to Argentina with the Botanical Garden or meet a Food Network star! Continue for our food-related recommendations. See also: The Art of Food Brings St. Louis' Top Chefs Together for S ... More >>

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    September 19, 2013

    The Art of Food Brings St. Louis' Top Chefs Together for Slow Food St. Louis

    Slow Food St. Louis does a lot to promote sustainable, local food in the area -- unfortunately, nonprofits tend to be strapped for cash. That's why the annual fundraiser is so important; it provides funds for things like biodiversity microgrants and educational programs. On the bright side, Slow Foo ... More >>

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    August 23, 2012
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    May 17, 2012
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    September 27, 2011

    Dine at Chipotle Today, Support Slow Food St. Louis

    Kayci Merritte​Do you like delicious burritos as big as your head? Do you want to help support local, sustainable food?Then today (Tuesday, September 27) is your lucky day.St. Louis-area locations of Chipotle Mexican Grill -- the fast-casual chain that, unusually for its field, has made sustainabl ... More >>

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    September 12, 2011

    Art of Food 2011: A Successful Night For Slow Food Saint Louis

    Bryan PetersSlow Food's Bill Burge​This past Saturday, hungry St. Louisans gathered at the Koken Art Factory (2500 Ohio Avenue, Soulard/Benton Park; 314-776-7600) to sample and celebrate some of our city's best slow food. The event, Art of Food, was organized by Slow Food St. Louis. According ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 7.18 - 7.24

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Rhubarb and Honey: Kimberly recently got married on a beach in Mexico. What better way to celebrate than with a a recipe for Mexican wedding cookies? Cupcake Project: Stef shared her recipe for milk and honey panna cotta. Iron Stef: ... More >>

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    July 11, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 7.5 - 7.10

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. The Cupcake Project: Stef taught her readers how to make white chocolate in less than five minutes. Family Style Food: Karen shared a recipe for roasted vegetable and barley salad. Relish: George advised Relish's readers on how to ... More >>

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    June 27, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 6.20 - 6.26

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Relish: Byron chatted with chef Christina Machamer. STL Hops: STL Hops blogged about the upcoming Beerfest. A Veggie Venture: Alanna shared her recipe for sweet potato wedges with rosemary and lime juice.

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    June 10, 2011

    Slow Down with Feast in the Field

    Claverach Farm & VineyardsClaverach's barn​Tomorrow, tickets go on sale for Slow Food St. Louis' annual Feast in the Field event scheduled for June 26. The event, formerly held at Prairie Grass Farm in New Florence, moves this year to Claverach Farm & Vineyards (570 Lewis Road, Eureka; 636 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 6, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 5.30 - 6.5

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Cheesemonger's Wife: Annie wrote about developing a farm and the difficulties caused by excess rain. Cupcake Project: Stef shared her unique recipe for roasted onions stuffed with savory bread pudding. Family Style Food: Karen shared h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 28, 2011

    Backyard Butchers: YellowTree Farm Presents Urban Livestock Workshop

    Jennifer SilverbergHomegrown: Danielle and Justin Leszcz of Affton's YellowTree Farms.​Ever dreamed of butchering your own livestock? Yearned to polish off your medium-rare tenderloin and sigh, "Thanks, Bessie"? Even if you've merely plotted to take an axe to the neighborhood's rogue rooster ... More >>

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    March 14, 2011

    Slow Food St. Louis, Brick City Gardens and Schlafly Team Up for Organic Film Series

    HBOClaire Danes as the title character in the HBO film Temple Grandin, which screens Monday, April 12, as part of the "Good Gardening - Good Food" series at Schlafly Bottleworks​It's hard to believe, what with the layer of snow covering the ground, but it's almost time for Slow Food St. Louis, ... More >>

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    January 28, 2011

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Askinosie Chocolate Sean Askinosie with a farmer in Tanzania.​This week, Missouri's two bean-to-bar chocolate makers each made news with some fantastic recognition: Patric Chocolate won a Good Food Award from Slow Food Nation, while Askinosie Chocolate traveled to Tanzania and put itself o ... More >>

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    January 26, 2011

    Patric Chocolate Wins Good Food Award From Slow Food Nation

    Nick SchnelleA In-NIB-itable Bar is born.​Patric Chocolate, one of the two Missouri bean-to-bar chocolate makers profiled in Riverfront Times last year, is officially good food. That is, Patric's In-NIB-itable Bar won a blue ribbon in the inaugural Good Food Awards in San Francisco last week. ... More >>

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    August 6, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Alissa Nelson A scene from the tomato festival.​Tomatoes certainly are worthy of celebration this time of year, and lots of people were ready to hail the juicy little bites from heaven at Slow Food St. Louis' the Good, the Big & the Ugly Homegrown Tomato Festival, held last weekend. Ali ... More >>

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    July 28, 2010

    The Good, The Big & The Ugly Tomato Festival Saturday, July 31

    Image via​If you are a summer tomato stalwart like Gut Check, this is the time of year you have been waiting for. The first red spherical joy bombs have been hitting the farmer's markets with the promise of more to come. Slow Food St. Louis and Farm to Family Naturally understand our delight. This ... More >>

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    July 21, 2010
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    May 5, 2010
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    May 3, 2010

    Review Preview: The Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar

    Ian Froeb​This week I visit the Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar (1004 Locust Street; 314-241-8141), the new venture from restaurateur Dave Bailey of Baileys' Chocolate Bar and Rooster. Follow me after the jump for a sneak preview of my review.

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    April 20, 2010

    "The Good, the Big and the Ugly" Tomato Contest Invites You to Strut Your Tomato Stuff

    image creditYou say "tomato," we say, "heirloom tomatoes."​Is there a vegetable more beloved by gardeners than the tomato? Incredibly versatile, preservable, and downright perfect when picked from the vine at peak ripeness, tomatoes rightly find their way into even the smallest gardens. In hon ... More >>

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    December 23, 2009

    Farmers' Market Share: Whole Wheat Bread

    User "Zyance," Wikimedia Commons​December is a sad time for the farmer's market aficionado. At minimum, it will be three months before the first spring greens are available. We're down to two monthly markets, the indoor Tower Grove setup at St. John's Episcopal Church on Arsenal Street and Maplew ... More >>

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    December 15, 2009

    The Novice Foodie Isn't a Slow-Food Novice

    There's a good chance your food didn't come from anyone like her.​If there's one area of food where the Novice Foodie isn't such a novice, it's local, organic and sustainable foods -- a.k.a. Slow Food. I've been digging around to learn where my food comes from since I saw Canadian farmer/activist ... More >>

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    November 11, 2009

    FoodWire: "A Slow Taste of Tuscany" Dinner at Onesto Wednesday 11.18

    Robin WheelerOnesto owner and chef Vito Racanelli​Slow Food St. Louis and Welcome Books have joined together with Onesto Pizza and Trattoria (5401 Finkman Street; website) to host "A Slow Taste of Tuscany," a dinner to celebrate the new book Slow: Life in a Tuscan Town by Douglas Gayeton. The book ... More >>

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    October 8, 2009

    This Week's Tip of the Tongue Newsletter

    Sign up for Tip of the Tongue here.Gut Check not providing enough dining tidbits for you? Consider subscribing to Tip of the Tongue, the Riverfront Times' weekly e-mail dining newsletter.In this week's edition, learn about the good eats at the Soulard Oktoberfest, the Slow Food St. Louis trivia nigh ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 7, 2009

    Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fond

    A long-delayed visit to an Edwardsville culinary gem.

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    August 13, 2009

    FoodWire: Summer Soiree Benefit at Onesto August 25

    Onesto Pizza & Trattoria (5401 Finkman Avenue; website) is holding its Summer Soiree event from 6-8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25. The event will highlight local agriculture, pairing food from chef Vito Racanelli -- made with fresh produce from local farms -- with local beer and wine vendors. Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 22, 2009

    Reminder: Slow Food St. Louis' Art of Food This Weekend

    Slow Food St. Louis' Art of Food fundraiser, benefiting both the organization and Fair Shares Combined Community Supported Agriculture, is this Saturday, July 25, from 6-10 p.m. at Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th Street).Participating restaurants include Niche, Monarch, Sidney Street Cafe, Local H ... More >>

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    June 17, 2009
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    April 10, 2009

    Slow Food St. Louis Hosting Free Screening of Food, Inc.

    Slow Food St. Louis co-leader Bill Burge informs me that the organization, in partnership with Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media, is hosting a screening of the documentary Food, Inc. at the Tivoli on Tuesday, April 14, at 7 p.m.From the official Food, Inc. site:In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert ... More >>

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    March 24, 2009

    Slow Food St. Louis Trivia Night This Friday

    Mike Sweeney of STL Hops sent along word this morning that are still some tables available for Slow Food St. Louis' "Convivial Pursuit" trivia event this Friday. The cost of a table is $200, with up to ten persons per table. Your payment includes beer, wine and soda.The event will be held at Mad Art ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2009

    FoodWire: Slow Food St. Louis Trivia Night Mar. 27

    Slow Food St. Louis has announced that its Convivial Pursuit trivia night will take place on Friday, March 27. The event will be held at Mad Art Gallery (2727 South 12th Street). Doors open at 6 p.m., and the trivia begins at 7.The cost is $200 per table, with a maximum of ten persons per table. (Th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 11, 2008

    The Top Ten Dishes of 2008 - #10: Cheesesteak at 9th Street Deli

    The cheese is a nuclear shade of orange, a hue that sticks a knife in the heart of cheesemongers and Slow Food acolytes, but one that yours truly still finds irresistible. The cheese is not merely melting but a luscious liquid ooze. Glorious Cheese Whiz! Is the rest of the cheesesteak "reasonably" a ... More >>

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    September 3, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Wednesday, 9.3

    The New York Times reviews last weekend's Slow Food Nation event in San Francisco. The World Bank reports that the food crisis -- what it calls a "silent famine" -- will continue. (Reuters) The incredible shrinking food packages. (AP) - Ian Froeb

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    July 23, 2008

    Muse, Thy Name Is Dinner

    Come be inspired

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    May 20, 2008

    Review Preview: 9th Street Deli

    The first thing you notice about 9th Street Deli's cheesesteak is the cheese. It's a nuclear shade of orange, a color that sticks a knife in the heart of cheesemongers and Slow Food acolytes, but that yours truly -- who is paid to be a snob about such things, after all -- still finds irresistible. T ... More >>

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    March 19, 2008
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    February 26, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 2.26 Congress is holding a special hearing today to question food-firm execs about recent safety issues, of course including the recent recall of 143 million pounds of frozen beef. (CNN) In response to yesterday's story: The head of Slow Food says French cuisine doesn't deserve spec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    Your Weekly St. Louis Food Blog Digest A look at what's happening at some of our favorite St. Louis food blogs. Sauceless hot wings are on the Super Bowl menu at Iron Stef -- but are they hot? Cupcakes in a Crockpot? You know who has the answer: The Cupcake Project. At STL Bites, Bill wants you to check out the ne ... More >>

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    July 27, 2007

    Reminder: Art of Food

    Tomorrow evening Slow Food St. Louis hosts its Art of Food fundraiser at the Mad Art Gallery in Soulard. James Weber provides the details here. -Ian Froeb

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    July 25, 2007
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    February 22, 2007

    Small Plates: Thursday, 2/22

    Several special events to tell you about today. First up, the Schlafly Tap Room (2100 Locust Street, 314-241-2337) is hosting its annual Cod and Cask Festival this weekend. You can listen to live Icelandic music and even enter to win a trip to Iceland while you enjoy fish and chips and cask-conditio ... More >>

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