Stella Blues

  • Blogs

    December 13, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: December 13 to 15

    Tis the season for pub crawls! The holiday events keep comin', and while some may choose more, ahem wholesome activities this weekend, like decorating cookies or meeting Santa, some will be traipsing through the city bedecked in their holiday best (or worst). Check out our food-related recommendatio ... 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

    February 24, 2011

    Stella Blues: Drink Now, Eat Later

    ​Stella Blues (3269 Morgan Ford Road; 314-762-0144) reopened two weeks ago, and the bar remains true to the old place: a laidback hangout with a great patio. If the prior incarnation of Stella Blues wasn't a revelation, it offered a great patio and the kind of clean-cut crowd that gets mouthy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 2, 2011

    Stella Blues Reopens in South City

    Image via​As mentioned in the January 2011 Openings and Closings post -- and first reported, I believe, by Joe Bonwich at the Post-Dispatch -- Stella Blues has reopened at 3269 Morgan Ford Road. The previous incarnation of the south city restaurant and bar opened in 2006 and closed in 2009. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2011

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest, 1.10-1.16

    ​Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs. STL Hops: Mike shared details on a Goose Island Beer Supper at HandleBar. One Hot Stove: Nupur discussed freezing Indian food. Relish: George reported on Salt, a new restaurant coming to Lindell Boulevard.

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    2009 in Review: September

    ​​September is a very special month here not only at Gut Check International Headquarters but at the RFT as a whole: We release our annual Best of St. Louis issue. Check out our winners in the Restaurants and Food & Drink categories. The rest of the month, after the jump.

  • Dining

    February 20, 2008
  • Dining

    October 25, 2006

    Tower Groove South

    How can you tell when a neighborhood has "arrived"?

  • Blogs

    September 28, 2006