This month has nothing to do with pies. There is no holiday in April (or May, even) when one is expected to eat pie. It's not National Pie Week or Celebrate Pie Day. It's not March 14 (National Pi Day) or January 23 (National Pie Day). So why are we writing about pie now? A reader bugged us about i ... More >>
Rejoice, o pie lovers of St. Louis! Today, January 23, is National Pie Day! Why January 23? Why not the infinitely more logical March 14? (3.14 = Pi = Pie.) Why the hell not? Not that you necessarily need a reason to eat pie, but isn't it nice to have an excuse? Especially during this month of cold ... More >>
We love pumpkins! We just want to carve 'em, roast their seeds and then bake the guts into all kinds of awesome. So, this autumn, we're on a quest for the tastiest local pumpkin goodies, before the fleeting flavor is gone. Do you have a favorite local seasonal pumpkin food? E-mail tips@riverfronttim ... More >>
Deborah HylandIt's important that a cake blend into its surroundings. Who knew?Remember Perry White, editor of the Daily Planet and Superman's Clark Kent's hectoring boss? That's the way Gut Check likes to think of our boss. (But only with the utmost fondness.) Like on Friday night, when he ... More >>
Italian tapas: A new taste sensation, or just another mixed metaphor?
Taylor's is classy, tasty and worth the extra mileage
Week of April 21, 2004
If the food at Felix's was anywhere near as intriguing as the decor, it'd be worth a return visit