Subject:

Stefani Pollack

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2014

    The 10 Best Food Instagrams in St. Louis This Week: October 29 to November 4

    We've said it before, and we'll say it again: Instagram was practically made for pictures of food. Gut Check has rounded up our favorite foodie accounts in St. Louis, but there are so many cool photos every week, we wanted to share what St. Louis' best chefs, bartenders and eaters are Instagramming. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2012

    2012 St. Louis Food Blogger Bake Sale April 28 at Sappington Farmers' Market

    Warning: The mental images produced by the following descriptions of items offered at the 2012 St. Louis Food Blogger Bake Sale might cause uncontrollable cravings and excessive salivation. The second annual St. Louis event is part of a national effort to benefit Share Our Strength, the nation's lea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: May 13-15

    Image viaBring your pooch to Yappy Hour at the Bleeding Deacon this Sunday!​ Friday, May 13: Grand opening week @ I Scream Cakes During Cherokee Street's Cinco de Mayo celebration last Saturday, a new kid on the block opened its doors for the first time. I Scream Cakes debuted its custard sty ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2010

    Saveur Shout Out for Cupcake Project

    Congrats to Stefani Pollack, author of the Cupcake Project and Gut Check contributor, and her husband, the photographer Jonathan Pollack: Top-notch food magazine Saveur this week linked to Stefani's recipe for waffle cones on its Daily Fare blog.The post, part of its "Best of the Web" series include ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    A Table for How Many? at Haveli Indian Restaurant

    We don't expect our favorite Italian, American, Thai, sushi or Bosnian restaurants to serve food buffet-style. But when it comes to Indian food, St. Louisans have become spoiled by lunch buffets and often don't even consider having Indian food for dinner."How would I know what to order on the dinne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Lafayette Fire Company No. 1

    Firefighters, we were told during our meal at Lafayette Fire Company No. 1 (1801 Park Avenue), have something called a Supper Club: Members take turns cooking dinner for each other, and the chef of the night gets complete control over the menu. When compared to Supper Club, our Dinner Club seems li ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Seki

    User "Alton," Wikimedia Commons​To my left, a nine-year-old boy stared intently at his Nintendo DS, his fingers moving a mile a minute. Next to him, his teenage sister rapid-fire texted her friends until she sadly announced that her phone battery had died. To my right, a college professor played ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 12, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Royal Chinese Barbecue

    ​Royal Chinese Barbecue8406 Olive Boulevard314-991-1888The music is blasting, half the table is up dancing, and you're stuck screaming across the centerpiece to the groom's 80-year-old grandmother, whose name you can only remember because of her place card.The wedding round table never seems to wo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Yummies Restaurant

    ​Yummies Restaurant3149 Shenandoah Avenue314-226-9800The Draw of MeatloafWe had more people attend our Dinner Club meeting at Yummies Restaurant than we've had in months. It could be the placement of the moon -- or it could be meatloaf. You wouldn't think that something as simple as meatloaf would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Taqueria La Monarca

    Taqueria La Monarca8531 Olive Blvd. 314-995-7018It's your birthday, and you and your friends are all heading out to that Mexican joint near Olive and Interstate 170. You chose it because it's big (you would have no problem getting a seat if everyone else in town didn't have the same idea), your frie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 1, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at the Shaved Duck

    ​The Shaved Duck2900 Virginia Avenue314-776-1407; websiteI'm Late for a Very Important DateMy husband and I were late to Dinner Club. We knew that we were dealing with adults, but still we worried about the other members fending for themselves. Would chaos ensue? Sadly -- for our egos -- we were ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 18, 2009

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Adrienne Jones​Yet another new column joined Gut Check's ranks this week: Sweet Scout. And here I thought things couldn't get more hectic around here, what with Robin Wheeler paying a visit to Wapango pastry chef Mary Harden, Stefani Pollack (with new son Myles in tow) returning with a new A Table ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Photos: The Grand Opening of Red Kitchen & Bar, 9.10.09

    Photo: Stew SmithA plate of ahi tuna poke at the opening of Red Kitchen & Bar in the Hyatt Regency Riverfront hotel downtown. See more photos from last night.​ The grand opening of Red Kitchen and Bar (315 Chestnut Street) in the Hyatt Regency St. Louis Riverfront hotel was held last night. Wh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 30, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Amigo Joe's

    Amigo Joe's5901 Southwest Avenue314-645-1995Open for One WeekIt's never fair to judge a restaurant that has been open for one week. It's kind to give them some time to get their act together -- especially when confronted with a large group. Our dinner club offered no such kindness to Amigo Joe's. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Ranoush

    Ranoush6501 Delmar Boulevard, University City314-726-6874Special for YouRanoush seated our large party at a special table toward the back of the restaurant. We had to walk through a colorful tent to get to it, which gave it a festive and authentic Middle Eastern feel. As we were seated, the owner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2009

    The Best of Gut Check: A Table for How Many?

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.While Gut Check is on vacation this week, check out some of Dara's best work:Mattin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Don't forget: You have until the end of the day Monday to vote in our first Fight Club Sandwich contest, the Battle of the Burgers. As I write this, the match-up of O'Connell's Pub and Seamus McDaniel's is winning rather handily. Also: The documentary Food, Inc. opens at the Tivoli today. Aimee Levi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 25, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Café Lazeez

    Café Lazeez 14248 Manchester Rd (Suite H), Manchester636-527-5900 Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and KabobsThe sign outside of Café Lazeez reads, "Pizza, Burgers, Biryani, and Kabobs." This sounded like a place that would please everyone in our large group. My only hesitation in bringing the gang? ... More >>

  • Dining

    June 24, 2009
  • Blogs

    June 11, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Mattingly Brewing Company

    Mattingly Brewing Company3000 South Jefferson Avenue314-881-1500We're Out of That, TooWhen you take a group to a restaurant, you put the menu to the test. Your group members will likely order a wide range of available items.In the case of Mattingly Brewing Company, we tried and failed.First, we lear ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at BBC Asian Cafe & Bar

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.BBC Asian Cafe & Bar243 North Euclid Avenue314-361-7770"I'd go back.""I'll be ba ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 15, 2009

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Robin WheelerThis week, Gut Check was obsessed with totally awesome -- or, at least, totally memorable -- commercials for stuff we have no interest whatsoever in eating.Why? I don't know. A passing fancy, probably.Or maybe we've been watching too much TV lately.As always, it was a busy week around t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 14, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Vito's

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.Vito's3515 Lindell Boulevard314-534-8486We could tell from Vito's packed outdoor pat ... More >>

  • Dining

    May 13, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 30, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Chopstix Asian Kitchen

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.Chopstix Asian Kitchen8021 West Florrisant Avenue, Jennings314-383-6888Is it a Chain? ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Sugo's Spaghetteria

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.Sugo's Spaghetteria10419 Clayton Road, Frontenac314-569-0400I kept expecting things t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    The week peaked early here at Gut Check International Headquarters. On Monday came word that Riverfront Times favorite Gerard Craft of Niche is one of five finalists in the "Best Chef - Midwest" category of the 2009 James Beard Foundation Awards. As if that wasn't exciting enough, we also learned th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Nipa Hut

    Stefani Pollack is the author of the food blogs Cupcake Project and Food Interviews. She is also a member of the St. Louis Dinner Club. She blogs about her large-group dining experiences twice a month for Gut Check.Nipa Hut1810 Woodson Road, Overland314-423-1850Time to Call in the Extra ServerThis m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2009

    The Week in Gut Check

    We can't wait for movies in the courtyard this summer, either!Well, a few hours have passed, and the Map Room Fan Club has yet to take issue with my post teasing their excitement about the new Benton Park spot. Stay tuned, though: I don't think we've heard the last of them!What else found its way in ... More >>

Loading...