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  • Blogs

    September 8, 2014

    The Best and Worst of LouFest 2014

    By Nick Horn Now in its fifth year, LouFest shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. Five years ago, the inaugural LouFest saw a turnout of just over 8,000, and was considered an overwhelming success at the time. While the final numbers for LouFest 2014 aren't in yet, we do know that attendan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 5, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: September 5 to 7

    It's the first weekend in September, meaning two of our favorite events are finally here: Art Outside and the St. Louis Art Fair. It's also time for LouFest, and all three festivals have plenty of yummy local food for you to nosh while you're there. It's also Morgan Street Brewery's nineteenth birth ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    Nosh Pit at LouFest Features Delicious Snacks from St. Louis' Finest

    We're super excited for LouFest (hello, Outkast!), but of course we can't forget about the food. Contrary to the usual festival food, LouFest actually has eats from some of the best restaurants in St. Louis. Check out the full lineup after the jump. See also: In the Nosh Pit at LouFest 2013

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2012

    Out Every Night: The Best Shows From March 5 to 11

    This week brings us not one but TWO members of the Wu-Tang Clan (unfortunately on separate nights), Japanese punk-weirdos Peelander-Z, and the first visit ever from Seattle's raw Ramones-y punk band the Spits in its entire ten years of existence. Continuing with the punk rock / hip-hop aesthetic is ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 10, 2012

    Openings & Closings 2011: The Final Reckoning

    At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2011

    October 2011 Openings & Closings

    Mabel Suen​October was a crazy month in St. Louis. While the activity in the restaurant scene paled in comparison to what happened at Busch Stadium, this was still one of the busiest stretches of restaurant openings that I've experienced over the past few years.Notable openings included Baileys' R ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Tidbits from Seasons American Cuisine, Smoothie King, Zia's

    Jennifer SilverbergSeasons American Cuisine (under previous ownership as Seasons St. Louis)​- Seasons American Cuisine (79 Forum Center, Chesterfield; 314-523-7374) will close after service on Saturday, George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine reports. Owner and head chef Kevin Smith tells Mahe that slow ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 12, 2009

    Lou Brock's Plaque Missing from Loop Walk of Fame, Rickey Henderson Cleared as Suspect

    If you've been to the Loop lately and looked down at the sidewalk, you might have seen Lou Brock's star on the Walk of Fame and thought to yourself, "Wow, base-stealing legend Lou Brock has had his informative plaque -- his base, even -- stolen from the Loop's Walk of Fame!"But you'd be wrong. The p ... More >>

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