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    September 17, 2014

    Insomnia Cookies to Open in the Central West End

    Late-night gooey-cookie deliveries are a great business idea -- especially if you're on a college campus. The naming generally reflects that too. Mizzou's service is called Hot Box Cookies, and the newcomer Insomnia Cookies will open this fall in the Central West End. See also: Dough to Door, A Coo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2014

    Hands on a Hardbody: Truck Contest Makes for Quirky but Bumpy Musical

    Fresh off its recent success with Rent, New Line Theatre closes its season with a very different tale of mid-'90s American angst, staging Doug Wright's adaptation of S.R. Bindler's 1997 documentary, Hands on a Hardbody, which chronicles a days-long contest where ten participants try to outlast one a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 24, 2014

    Libertine's "Candy Bar": A Frozen Snickers Bar for a Refined Palate

    Welcome to Sugar High, a new series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We'll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. Like the rest of ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 15, 2013

    First Look: The Kitchen Sink Debuts Expanded Space and Menu (Photos)

    During the tail end of a filling meal at the Kitchen Sink (255 Union Boulevard; 314-454-1551), chef-owner Anthony Ellerson Jr. glides by the table to quickly drop off a surprise plate of light, crisp waffle wedges drizzled with dessert sauce. "It's the last part of the 'I Don't Know,'" he says wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2013

    Leftover Halloween Candy? Here's How to Deal

    It's been an entire week since Halloween, and all the telltale signs of the passing holiday remain. Some stringy cotton cobwebs still stick to surfaces all over town, sad Jack-O-Lanterns droop on the neighbor's porch and that bowl of bite-sized candy bars sits on the counter, pecked at slowly for we ... More >>

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    October 3, 2013
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    October 30, 2012

    21 Best Halloween Candies Of All Time

    Gut Check isn't so old that we don't remember the hierarchy of Halloween candy: i.e., good stuff and crap. While neighbors who neglect to buy the best sweets suffer at the hands of t.p.-ing teenagers, Gut Check's house remains unscathed. Stay on the good side of neighborhood ne'er do wells by dolin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2012

    21 Worst Halloween Candies Of All Time

    Gut Check isn't so old that we don't remember the hierarchy of Halloween candy: i.e., good stuff and crap. While neighbors who neglect to buy the best sweets suffer at the hands of t.p.-ing teenagers, Gut Check's house remains unscathed. Stay on the good side of neighborhood ne'er do wells by avoid ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 1

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 2

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 3

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 4

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 5

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 6

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 7

    RFT Photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 20, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 8

    RFT photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 9

    RFT Photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 10

    RFT Photo​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty int ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 11

    RFT photoLeave the raisins. Take the chocolate.​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 14, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 12

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 13, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 13

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 14

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 15

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 16

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 17

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 18

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 19

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Jeff Smith Reveals Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Prison Sex But Were Afraid to Ask

    Of course you wanted to know about it. That's the first thing just about any adult thinks of when they hear about a man going to prison. Even before the image of the bright orange jumpsuit comes to mind. A few weeks ago, disgraced former Missouri politician Jeff Smith, now a professor at The New Sc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown: No. 20

    ​It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two pil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2011

    Best and Worst Halloween Candy Countdown Debuts with No. 21

    It wasn't all that long ago that Gut Check was donning our finest Disney princess Star Wars character drag outfit and joining the swarms of greedy American children on the hallowed Halloween quest for candy. So we remember well the post-trick-or-treat ritual of sorting the bounty into two piles, i.e ... More >>

  • News

    July 28, 2011
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    June 9, 2011

    The U.S. Government Runs on Free Snacks -- So How Does Missouri Stack Up?

    image viaHow things get done in Congress. (At least in the office of Representative Charlie Dent of Pennsylvania, which sports of model of the Capitol building made from boxes of Peeps.)​In any office, no one is more likely to get visitors than the person who keeps a candy jar on his or her de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Real Men Eat Meat - They Just Don't Like It: The Most Homophobic Food Ads

    ​Gut Check was enjoying a day dozing in front of the ol' Samsung when a Klondike commercial came on and jolted us out of our daydreaming. Was it the mere mention of this wholesome family treat that caused us to bolt upright in our Barcalounger? Sadly, no. The ice cream bar maker and its pare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2011

    This Year's Five Best Super Bowl Commercials

    ​That was, without a doubt, one of the worst Super Bowls I can ever remember. Oh, sure, the game was just fine. Instant classic material, I guess. Two great quarterbacks, historic franchises, a great comeback that almost happened, plenty of drama in the last two minutes, and a brilliant storyline ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2010

    Chez Marilyn's Jacob Scarborough: Featured Bartender of the Week

    Welcome to Girl Walks into a Bar, a weekly Gut Check feature that spotlights local bars and bartenders. This week Alissa Nelson profiles Chez Marilyn bartender Jacob Scarborough. Below is a Q&A with Scarborough, followed by a video of him mixing an Almond Joy martini. Alissa NelsonWouldn't you just ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2010

    Ten Lamest Halloween Candies

    It's that time of year again. On Sunday evening millions of pint-size Iron Men and Hermiones will fill the streets and ring our doorbells, visions of tooth decay Skittles, Snickers and Hershey's full-size milk chocolate bars dancing in their heads. Yes, folks, it's Halloween, and our collective pl ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2010

    Snickers Talks About Bizarro Halloween Ad That Went Viral

    ​In an era when advertisements are so easily evaded by consumers, a TV commercial going viral is an agency's dream: "Grocery Store Lady," Snickers' first-ever Halloween-themed ad, created by New York-based BBDO Worldwide, has spooked its way onto high-traffic websites including BuzzFeed, Huffi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 25, 2009

    Sweet Scout: Deep-Fried Delights to Stick to Your Back

    User "Jellyfish Juice," Wikimedia Commons​A special Wednesday edition of the Sweet Scout...There are sweets that aren't so bad for you, like angel-food cake and fat-free frozen yogurt. There are sweets that are actually good for you, like fruits and moderate amounts of dark chocolate. And then th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2009

    Throwback of the House: Please Don't Make Me a Pepper, Too

    Robin Wheeler​I don't have a problem with occasional soda-based cooking. My mom's made beans with Dr Pepper for years, and I don't think I've found a chocolate cake better than Coca-Cola Cake. So when Kelly gave me a copy of 1965's Cookin' with Dr Pepper, I didn't think I'd find anything Throwba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Wash U Research Links "Gut Microbes" With Malnutrition

    Turns out that William Chignoli (subject of this week's RFT feature) isn't the only guy in town working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to try and make the world a better place.Scientists from Washington University's Schools of Medicine and Genome Sciences recently received a three year ... More >>

  • Calendar

    October 29, 2008

    Tricks and Treats

    Have a naughty-nice Halloween

  • Calendar

    October 24, 2007
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    September 18, 2007
  • Dining

    January 19, 2005

    Lofty Aspirations

    Lucas Park Grille might be downtown's hottest new spot -- but not because of the food

  • Calendar

    May 21, 2003

    The Big Chill

    Tuxedos optional at housewarming

  • Dining

    January 22, 2003

    Heavenly Grease

    It'll never be mistaken for haute cuisine, but the fare at Molly O'Ryans will leave you satisfied

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 25, 2002
  • News

    February 2, 2000

    GOTTA GO BACK TO WORK

    a return to reality after the decadence and delirium of Atlanta

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    June 2, 1999
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