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  • Blogs

    July 18, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: July 18 to 20

    There are several outdoor events this weekend, so you can enjoy this unseasonably pleasant weather. Don't miss Schlafly's annual mussel fest, or check out the latest Handmade Happy Hour downtown. Check out our food-related recommendations after the jump. See also: The Precinct Prepares for Police H ... More >>

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    June 13, 2014

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

    Get out and enjoy St. Louis this weekend y'all, because the weather forecast says no rain. We'll be taking full advantage and celebrating St. Louis' beer heritage, thanking our dads on Father's Day and putting in some quality time with our favorite food trucks. Check out our food-related recommendat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2014

    Finger Foodies to Debut at Ferguson's Food Truck Monday

    It really is food truck season -- we've got another one. The newest truck is Finger Foodies (@FingerFoodiesMO) helmed by Army veteran Esther Kim. She's all set to debut her Asian fusion dishes at Food Truck Monday on June 16 at Ferguson's Citywalk. See also: Graze Food Truck Brings International S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 5, 2014

    "Food Truck Sundays" Coming to Shaw Park in Clayton

    The city of Clayton and the St. Louis Food Truck Association have teamed up for yet another delicious food-truck event, this time on Sundays. On the second Sunday of the month in June, July and August, head to Shaw Park (South Brentwood and Forsyth boulevards, Clayton; 314-746-0426) for a mobile mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2014

    Gioia's Deli Gets in the Food Truck Game

    Food trucks really are the trend that never ends. Yesterday we reported that Rise Coffee House is adding a mobile coffee truck to its brick-and-mortar operation, though usually it goes the other way around. Alex Donley, co-owner Gioia's Deli (1934 Macklind Avenue; 314-776-9410), used to think the sa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 22, 2014

    Beach Cruiser Bringing California Cuisine to St. Louis This Weekend Only

    California may be hundreds of miles away, but St. Louis is getting a little taste of Venice Beach this weekend, thanks to Beach Cruiser food truck. The three friends behind the wheel are driving cross-country as part of the Food Network's Great Food Truck Race. See also: The Best Food Porn of Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2014

    Sarah's Cake Shop Adds Second Food Truck

    We've got good news for your sweet tooth. Sarah's Cake Shop (10 Clarkson Wilson Centre, Chesterfield; 636-728-1140) is putting a second food truck out on the road sometime later this week. Manager Jill Umbarger tells us that the truck was just wrapped with graphics and Sarah's logo yesterday. See a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2014

    [UPDATED] St. Louis Food Truck Association Plans Food Truck Friday-Type Event for Downtown

    UPDATE: This post has been updated with a comment from Sauce. Food Truck Fridays in Tower Grove have become a summer institution in St. Louis. What started in 2011 with just sixteen trucks and the help of Sauce Magazine has grown into an event that attracts thousands of people and delicious eats. M ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2013

    Guerrilla Street Food Truck Raising Funds for Brick and Mortar Restaurant

    After two years, many accolades (including a Best Food Truck award from Riverfront Times) and a Diners, Drive-ins & Dives episode, the owners of Guerrilla Food Truck say they're ready to get off the truck and plant their feet firmly on the ground with a brick and mortar location. "We've reached cri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2013

    Ten Best Hot and Spicy Foods in St. Louis

    Cravers of capsaicin rejoice: Today is National Hot and Spicy Food Day. This celebration of fiery foods is the perfect excuse to sample St. Louis' contribution to the category. So that all levels of spice connoisseurs can participate in the fun, the list includes a broad range of spice levels. While ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 28, 2013

    Ten Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 28 to 30

    This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building and more. Where will you eat?

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    May 30, 2013
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    May 1, 2013

    Guerrilla Street Food's Filipino Fried Chicken: One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now

    The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Rack Clutch: St. Louis "Fashion Truck" Has Dispute With Mayor Francis Slay Over Licensing

    It's like a food truck -- only instead of selling food, Rack Clutch sells jewelry, accessories and clothing on the streets of St. Louis. Only challenge for this brand new "fashion truck," which seems to be the first of its kind in the region, is that there's no established license process in St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    First Look: Bombay Food Junkies Food Truck

    When Sid and Krupa Panchal moved from Mumbai (formerly Bombay) to St. Louis eight years ago, they knew they would miss the street food of the coastal Indian city. Finding that none of the Indian restaurants in town specialize in the type of food traditional to Mumbai, the Panchals took matters into ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2013

    New Food Truck Slice of the Hill Hits St. Louis Streets Next Week

    Though food trucks abound in St. Louis, since Wanderlust Pizza trucked out of town in 2011 and Pi Pizzeria retired its food truck last summer, the city hasn't had a go-to pizza truck. Thanks to new food truck Slice of the Hill (@SliceoftheHill; 314-791-2557), that's about to change. According to o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2013

    Bombay Food Junkies Truck to Bring Vegetarian Indian Street Fare to St. Louis

    Since moving to the United States from their native Bombay, (or Mumbai, as it is now known), India, Krupa and Sid Panchal haven't found anything like the street food they enjoyed in their home city. So the wife-and-husband team are taking matters into their own hands: In the next few months, the Pan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 29, 2013

    [UPDATED] On the Map: National Food Truck-Tracking Site and App to Add St. Louis This Week

    Updated January 29: Roaming Hunger's St. Louis food-truck-tracking page went live on Wednesday, January 23, and it seems there are still a few kinks to be worked out. When Gut Check took a gander at the site this week, only ten of the 30 trucks in town were actually on the map. More trucks are slo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2013

    Roberto's Trattoria Launching a Food Truck, Roberto's Trucktoria

    Yet another bricks-and-mortar establishment is joining the St. Louis food-truck fleet: Roberto's Trattoria (Lindbergh Boulevard & Baptist Church Road, south St. Louis County; 314-842-9998) soon will launch the awesomely named Roberto's Trucktoria. "You want to know the real reason?" eponymous owner ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 20, 2012

    Top Ten Dishes 2012 #1: The "Flying Pig" at Guerrilla Street Food

    I'm counting down the top ten dishes from the new restaurants that I reviewed in 2012. Read the complete series to date. #1: The "Flying Pig" from Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; www.guerrillastreetfood.com; 314-529-1328)

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2012

    Three St. Louis Food Trucks Make Daily Meal's List of Nation's 101 Best

    National food and restaurant website the Daily Meal has put together its list of the 101 "best" food trucks in the country, and St. Louis scored three entries. Ranking the highest, at #31, was Guerrilla Street Food (@guerrillastreet; 314-529-1328), which Riverfront Times also honored as "Best Food ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 17, 2012

    Tikka Tikka Taco Truck Looks to Kickstarter for Startup Help

    Do you like Indian food? Do you patronize food trucks? Do you have even one measly dollar to spare? Michael Swaleh wants to talk to you. Swaleh and his brother, Shaun, have turned to Kickstarter to raise $60,000 to buy the food truck that will launch their concept, Tikka Tikka Taco.

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    First Look: Food Truck Seoul Taco Opens Storefront

    Seoul Taco (571 Melville Avenue, University City; 314-863-1148), the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012 readers' pick for "Best Food Truck," has put down permanent roots with last week's opening of a brick-and-mortar location in the Delmar Loop. See Also: - "RFT vs. Our Readers: Best Food Truc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 9, 2012

    City Introduces "Food Truck Row" Downtown [Updated]

    St. Louis food trucks will no longer have to battle for one of the precious few spots downtown that a) are legal parking spaces and b) don't infringe on the 200-foot "no-go zone" surrounding bricks-and-mortar restaurants. Beginning this week, the City of St. Louis is dedicating a block of parking sp ... More >>

  • Dining

    July 5, 2012
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    July 3, 2012

    Review Preview: Go! Gyro! Go! and Feed Me Banh Mi

    This week, I'm back on the food-truck beat, checking out Go! Gyro! Go! (@GoGyroGo; 314-496-3970) and Feed Me Banh Mi (@FeedMeTruck; 314-299-2900). The stretch of North Broadway south of Olive Street is an acutely bland corridor of downtown, fifty shades of gray and then some. There looms the Feder ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    Where Is Falafelwich?

    Has Falafelwich (@Falafelwich; 314-884-8370) gone AWOL? The food truck last tweeted about its regular operations on Friday, June 8, prior to the most recent "Food Truck Friday" organized by Sauce. It hasn't updated its Facebook page since that same day. The Falafelwich website redirects to a Go Dad ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 22, 2012

    Maplewood's Ban on Food Trucks Elicits Saucy Response

    On Tuesday, June 12, the Maplewood city council voted against allowing food trucks to operate in the municipality. Of the six council members present -- one member was absent (more on him in a bit) -- four voted that they were either against or mostly against mobile food vendors in their neighborhoo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 20, 2012

    Gut Check's Guide to Eats and Drinks at St. Louis PrideFest 2012

    St. Louis PrideFest is the largest event of its kind in the Midwest. It draws more than 80,000 revelers each year and in 2011 was named "Best Festival" by the RFT. This year's festival is slated to kick-off on Saturday, June 23, at noon in Tower Grove Park (4256 Magnolia Avenue; 314-771-2679). The p ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 12, 2012
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    April 10, 2012

    The Ten Best Places to Grab Tacos in St. Louis

    In this week's RFT cover story "One Nation, Under Tacos," writer Gustavo Arellano shares the evolution of Mexican food in the U.S., chartering its history from the American Southwest and the California coast to the Midwest and everywhere in between. With temperatures cresting 80 degrees in St. Louis ... More >>

  • Dining

    April 5, 2012
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    March 28, 2012

    Guerrilla Street Food: Review Slideshow

    Pigs fly at Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328). They also wander. My review of Guerrilla Street Food is now available online, as is (coming soon!) Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the food truck.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Guerrilla Street Food: Review Slideshow

    Pigs fly at Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328). They also wander. My review of Guerrilla Street Food is now available online, as is (coming soon!) Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the food truck.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Guerrilla Street Food: Review Slideshow

    Pigs fly at Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328). They also wander. My review of Guerrilla Street Food is now available online, as is (coming soon!) Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the food truck.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Guerrilla Street Food: Review Slideshow

    Pigs fly at Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328). They also wander. My review of Guerrilla Street Food is now available online, as is Jennifer Silverberg's slideshow of the food truck.

  • Blogs

    March 28, 2012

    Track Your Favorite Food Trucks on Gut Check

    Has this week's review of Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328) convinced you to stop grumbling about "the kids these days" and embrace the food-truck revolution? Are you already a food-truck aficionado, but can't keep straight just how many there are -- or where they are today? Gu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Where Is Sicily Streat?

    When each week seems to bring news of a new food truck or two, you can easily lose track of all the trucks already on the streets of St. Louis. Which is why Gut Check didn't notice till a Twitter friend pointed it out this morning that Sicily Streat, née Mangia Mobile, one of the first of the new w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Review Preview: Guerrilla Street Food

    This week I visit Guerrilla Street Food (@GuerrillaStreet; 314-529-1328), the badass Filipino food truck. Guerrilla Street Food cuts an imposing figure as it rolls through the streets of St. Louis. No candy-colored graphics or cute cartoon logos for this food truck. The vehicle is painted black, an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2012

    Tidbits: More Beer, More Food Trucks

    OK. Lots of stuff coming across the wire today -- including the very cool news of a local chef appearing on a new Bravo food show (more on that very soon!) -- so let's clear the decks of some more tidbits from the past few days. - Monday's "Tidbits" mentioned two more food trucks for St. Louis' eve ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 5, 2012
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    January 4, 2012

    A Real Cluster Truck: Food Trucks vs. Bricks & Mortar Redux

    ​This week, in lieu of a review, I have a greatly expanded and revised version of last month's post about the conflict between food trucks and traditional restaurants downtown, a subject on which many of you, judging by the comments the original post prompted, have strong opinions.At first glance ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2011

    Review Preview: Food Truck Fever, Part 2

    Jennifer SilverbergA customer at the window of Shell's Coastal Cuisine​I'm back on the food-truck beat this week, visiting Shell's Coastal Cuisine and the Falafelwich Wagon. Read a sneak preview of my review after the jump.

  • Blogs

    November 17, 2011

    Tidbits: Food Trucks, Food Trucks, Food Trucks

    Aztec warriors, presumably unaware of the future of food trucks​Looks like I'll be filing many, many more editions of my "Food Truck Fever" reviews.- George Mahe of St. Louis Magazine reports that a new food truck called Hot Aztec is preparing to roll out. The truck will feature Mexican cuisine, t ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 3, 2011
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    November 1, 2011

    Review Preview: Cha Cha Chow and Sicily Streat

    Alissa NelsonCha Cha Chow, serving up tacos last winter​A few weeks ago, I gassed up the car, made sure my mobile Twitter app was up-to-date and finally began my pursuit of St. Louis' influx of food trucks. A sneak peek of the first review, of Cha Cha Chow and Sicily Streat, is after the jump.

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2011

    Chicken Adobo with a One-Hour Egg From Guerrilla Streetfood

    Robin WheelerChicken adobo with a one-hour egg, Guerrilla Streetfood.​The Place: Guerrilla Streetfood (Locations announced daily via Twitter), the Filipino food truck. The Lunch: Chicken Adobo ($6) with a One-Hour Egg ($1). In the twilight of 2011, it's time to see if the year's biggest loc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2011

    The Gap Ruins Four Food Trends in One Leap

    On Friday we thought Applebee's killed the food truck trend dead. But it was only the beginning. http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/dailydishThe Gap puts tacos in jeans. ​ Meet Pico de Gap, a taco truck operated by The Gap in Los Angeles. Because having a trillion brick and mortar stores isn ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 5, 2011

    Applebee's Sends Food Truck Trend Over Shark, Into Nuked Fridge

    ​That's it, folks. Park all the food trucks inside a garage and then burn the place down. The trend has reached a nadir from which it can't possibly recover.Westword, our sister paper in Denver, reports that Applebee's has launched a food truck. The truck is sneakily designed with a logo for Neigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Food Trucks Organize to Gain Access to Clayton

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