Ted Drewes

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    June 23, 2014

    5 St. Louis Foods You Have to Eat This Summer

    Summer in St. Louis is not always pleasant. The heat, the humidity, the frequent visits from cicadas -- the list goes on. But there are plenty of yummy treats to make your summer amazing. We know you already know the icons like Ted Drewes, so we've got some lesser-known eats to complete your ultimat ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2014

    10 Things You Didn't Know About Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

    Ted Drewes (6726 Chippewa Street; 314-481-2652) is a St. Louis institution, but you already knew that. Any St. Louisan worth their salt can conjure up daydreams of that creamy custard. But there are some things you (probably) don't know about the historic Route 66 landmark. Warning: delicious photos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2014

    250 Jobs Up for Grabs at St. Louis Cardinals' Ballpark Village

    Despite the fresh snowfall, hundreds of people turned out to apply for one of the 250 jobs created by the brand new Ballpark Village next to Busch Stadium. The Cardinals will need new staff to work at the 10-acre baseball fan base, which spans seven city blocks. Most of those jobs are food industry ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    Ted Drewes and Drunken Fish Join Ballpark Village

    The latest tenants in Ballpark Village were announced last week: St. Louis icon Ted Drewes Frozen Custard and Central West End sushi bar Drunken Fish. They're joining Anheuser-Busch (duh), PBR (huh?), plus a dueling-piano-bar chain. Oh, and that 400-spot parking lot. See also: Cardinals Ballpark Vi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2013

    8 Best Ice Cream Spots in St. Louis

    The dreaded St. Louis summer is upon us, and one of the only effective strategies to combat the soul-crushing humidity is to search out the nearest ice-cream parlor. Luckily, St. Louis has its share of unique and even iconic spots to enjoy frozen treats. (Note: We aren't counting frozen yogurt; it's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 24, 2013

    25 Reasons to Love Summer in St. Louis

    People may gripe about the heat and humidity of St. Louis in the summer. But ask someone to share his or her favorite memory about this town, and chances are you're going to hear a story about something that happened between May and September. Why? Because summer is when we get together with frien ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2012

    Rick's Picks: Six of Coach Majerus' Favorite St. Louis Eateries

    "Some guys smoke. Some guys drink. Some guys chase women. I'm a big barbecue-sauce guy." -- Rick Majerus Rick Majerus loved to eat. That was no secret. But what were some of his favorite St. Louis eateries? Last week Gut Check caught up with several local restaurateurs whose tables often served ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2012

    A Holiday Miracle: The Tale of the Ted Drewes Mistletoe

    Just so y'all know, the word mistletoe is Anglo-Saxon for "shit-on-a-twig." (Probably.) Does that still make you want to put on a Santa hat with a little sprig attached to the top and sidle up to your sweetie, lips all a-pucker? If so, you will be distressed to hear that 2012 was almost The Year Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 20, 2012

    The Ten Best Dessert Spots in St. Louis

    Selecting Riverfront Times' Best of St. Louis 2011 was no picnic. Choosing the winner meant several worthy candidates would go unmentioned -- until now. In this Gut Check series, we are chewing our way through notable runners up in a number of categories. To see hundreds more winners and finalists a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    Try the Great Pumpkin at Ted Drewes

    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 >>

  • Blogs

    August 3, 2011

    Ten Fatty Foods Gut Check Would Buy With Our Biggest Loser Winnings

    Image viaThe reward Biggest Loser contestants receive is a big one: $250,000.​Some lucky St. Louisans could be next in line to get their asses kicked into shape by Anna Kournikova. In search of season thirteen contestants, NBC's feel-good weight-loss reality show The Biggest Loser is coming ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2011

    Ten Best Food Events this Weekend: July 15-17

    Image via​Friday (July 15): Pick-Your-Own Peaches @ Eckert's Keen on peaches? This plump fruit is in season at Eckert's, and picking season begins now. Plenty of homegrown Garnet Beauty and Red Haven varieties are ready. Peaches are $1.89/lb plus tax. 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Around the World Wi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 10, 2011

    Odell Brewing Co. Easy Street Wheat, Schnucks Loughborough

    Image via​Our toenails are painted glossy lipstick red. Sundresses and sandals have emerged from their long hibernation. The sun tea jar basks on the front porch. We are ready. We have been ready. But it wasn't until this week, until the night we sat on our bumper in the Ted Drewes parking lot ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Tornadoes Strike St. Louis Region; Three Confirmed Twisters So Far

    ITwistin' the night away...​f you're like Daily RFT and you awoke this morning to (gasp!) no Internet connection and a large branch dangling from the power line to your casa -- you're not alone. Early reports are that between 30,000 and 40,000 people are without power after last night's storm blew ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 29, 2010

    So, What Should Be in the Missouri Version of Katy Perry's "California Gurls"?

    Have you heard Katy Perry's "California Gurls"? Dumb question; of course you have. The song is everywhere this summer. Of course, the parodies are already rolling in, including this one called "Pennsylvania Guys" by Sloppy Secondz. Even if you're not from the state, it's pretty funny. (Sample lyrics ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 23, 2010

    10 Things to Do for $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, July 23-25, 2010

    We've got kids games and space rock and Japanese movies, Artwork and DJs and rock very bluesy,Prizes and park tours and pictures so pretty,My, what a fine week to live in this city!

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    July 21, 2010
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    June 25, 2010

    Gut Check's Week in Tweets

    ​Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl.Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: Serious Eats gives shout-out to Ted Drewes: RT @mikedrinksbeer: Why You Shouldn't Worry About the @Schlafly Sale: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2010

    Nightclubbing: Book 'Em, Danno's -- The Craft-Beer and Classic-Cocktail-Favoring Pub, That Is

    ​Danno's American Pub is a bit off the beaten path, but it's a good reminder why venturing out of the city is a worthwhile exercise. Danno's is exactly what you expect from a classic American pub. It has a casual atmosphere, comfy club chairs, Big Buck Hunter, a pool table and a kitschy '60s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 28, 2010

    This Week in Gut Check, Regurgitated

    Jennifer Silverberg​Gut Check contributors upped their caffeine intake and staked out the 24-hour diner scene for this week's RFT feature story, "Counter Intelligence." Give it a read and then vote for your favorite 24-hour establishment in this Gut Check poll. What else did we do th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 25, 2010

    No Extra Credit for the Pomegranate Concrete at Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

    Ian FroebJohn Rooney lied to you.​Welcome to When Bad Dishes Happen to Good Restaurants, a new feature in which Gut Check writers, their hearts heavy, note when favorite local establishments have gone astray.If you listen to Cardinals broadcasts on KTRS, the Big 550, you've probably heard Mike Sha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 13, 2010

    Clean Air Festival Tomorrow at Kiener Plaza -- With Free Ted Drewes!

    Yes, that's some fresh air.​The St. Louis Regional Clean Air Partnership is hosting its seventh annual festival tomorrow at Kiener Plaza.The event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. includes live music, giveaways and information booths from entities such as Trailnet, the EPA, the Lung Association and many mor ... More >>

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    May 12, 2010
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    June 10, 2009
  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    FoodWire: Ted Drewes in Bon Appétit

    A small shoutout for local favorite Ted Drewes Frozen Custard in the May issue of Bon Appétit magazine. As part of its travel issue, the magazine offers a list of what to buy, what to eat and what to drink in each of the 50 states. A Ted Drewes chocolate concrete is Missouri's "what to drink" selec ... More >>

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    May 28, 2008
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    May 21, 2008
  • Dining

    August 2, 2006

    Water from the Ted Drewes spigot

    Ted Drewes, 4224 South Grand Boulevard, 314-352-7376.

  • Dining

    November 30, 2005

    Supersize Me

    Aya Sofia is a most delicious way to blow your diet

  • Calendar

    October 5, 2005

    Lucky Lou

    Great fashion comes to you

  • Music

    July 13, 2005

    Better Than Ezra

    Saturday, July 16; the Pageant (6161 Delmar Boulevard)

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Concrete

    The Great Pumpkin

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Milkshake

    Crown Candy Kitchen

  • Calendar

    June 30, 2004

    Beat the Traffic

    Drink, stroll and party instead

  • Dining

    June 23, 2004

    Cone Heads

    Why does Cedar Crest ice cream taste so good?

  • Calendar

    March 17, 2004

    Would You Like Dolmas With That?

    Put some variety in your Lenten diet

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Concrete

    The Cardinal Sin

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Stroll

    Lafayette Square

  • News

    September 17, 2003

    It Goes Without Saying

    Our mom always told us not to complain, but even she would give us permission when it comes to apathetic politicians, rights-abusing mega-stores and itsy-bitsy cups of custard

  • Calendar

    August 27, 2003

    Kurt, I Am Your Father

    Rams vs. Chiefs for control of the Empire

  • News

    April 2, 2003

    Blow Up

    If you must drop a bomb, drop it here -- not there

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best City Neighborhood

    St. Louis Hills

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 27, 2000

    Best Ice Creamery

    Bobby's Frozen Custard

  • News

    June 23, 1999
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