• Blogs

    March 11, 2014

    Gelateria Del Leone's "London Fog" Gelato is Teatime for Summertime

    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. Not that we ever ... More >>

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    August 2, 2013

    Corner 17 Bubble Tea Now Open in the Loop

    We've been eyeing the papered-up storefront for weeks, and finally, Corner 17 (6623 Delmar Boulevard, University City), a bubble tea and Chinese restaurant opened August 1. It serves fresh bubble tea and authentic Chinese food. See also: - Mission Taco Joint Now Open in the Delmar Loop - Peacock Di ... More >>

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    July 29, 2011

    Entre Sucre Debuts Underground Dessert Dinner

    Robin WheelerPassion fruit tartlet with toasted marshmallows, blackberries and basil​"It's sort of like being kids, staying up past your bedtime and eating dessert for dinner," chef Steven Caravelli told members of his first sold-out Entre Underground crowd as they finished his four-course, al ... More >>

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    April 29, 2011

    Traveling Tea's Ancient Forest Black Tea, Tower Grove Farmers' Market

    Wikimedia Commons​The clock radio comes on playing "Lover Please," from 1962. Swing tempo, brassy saxophone, handclaps like an R&B reveille. You can hear echoes of his gospel days in Clyde McPhatter's pleading: Lover please, please come back Don't take a train comin' down the track Don't, ple ... More >>

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    April 5, 2011

    ADHD and Food Dyes: Seven Videos That Make the Connection

    There's been a lot of back-and-forth recently about the connection between artificial food dyes and attention deficit disorder. Some studies link food dye to ADHD; they're making the children unhinged little maniacs! Others, like one done by the Food and Drug Administration, suggest that parents ne ... More >>

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    June 14, 2010

    Oishi Green Tea: The Favored Beverage of World Leaders

    Seen at a bus stop in Prague: Image source​ The Pope is saying, "Nothing but Oishi for me!" Obama responds, "Nothing but Oishi for me as well!" The main headline translates as "New beginnings." Does this mean Oishi Green Tea is ushering a new era of diplomatic relations between the U.S. and ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010
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    April 28, 2010

    Top Five Music Festival-Inspired Flavors for Ben & Jerry's Consideration.

    Every spring, when the music festivals are unveiling their line-ups, Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream also reveals their new flavors. This year, the two have collided with Ben & Jerry's Bonnaroo BUZZ. Ian McCulloch: You know what would go great with that wine? Ice cream.​ The company's website descri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 2, 2009

    The Sneak: The International vs. Jay International

    Fernando de Sousa, Wikimedia Commons Dara Strickland is a leading expert on sneaking food and drink into the movies. She reports on her exploits for Gut Check (from an undisclosed location) every Monday.Show: The International, an anemic thriller/travel porn about the laughably transparent evilness ... More >>

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    July 16, 2008
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    December 5, 2007
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    August 9, 2006
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    August 24, 2005

    Shelby Lynne

    Friday, August 26; Blueberry Hillís Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City)

  • Music

    June 23, 2004

    Magnetic Personality

    We chat with Stephin Merritt and Dayna Kurtz, explore the folly of !!! and talk band battles with Thee Lordly Serpents