Marina Shifrin -- the former Mizzou journalism student who quit her job on Friday by posting a video of herself dancing in her office to Kanye West -- has gone super viral. Her video has been viewed almost 10 million times. It's been written about on over 300 news sites (including this one). Howeve ... More >>
When Gut Check last checked in with St. Louis native turned international supermodel Karlie Kloss, she was collaborating with star pastry chef Christina Tosi of New York City's Momofuku Milk Bar on a line of "wholesome" cookies and an intentionally cheesy video to promote said cookies. But Kloss' d ... More >>
As Sauce was first to report, a Thai restaurant called Fork & Stix will open this fall at 549 Rosedale Avenue, the east Delmar Loop storefront vacated earlier this year by the Ethiopian restaurant Selam. Opening a Thai restaurant in the Delmar Loop might seem foolish, as the neighborhood already bo ... More >>
Restauranteur Art Lee keeps it all in the family when it comes to food. Growing up in Thailand, his family ran an open market grocery store. He says the skills he gained then come in handy even now for the new business, Thai 202 (235 North Euclid Avenue; 314-367-2002), which he runs with his wife an ... More >>
The fast-fooderati are abuzz about ShopHouse, the brand-new, Asian-themed, fast-casual spinoff from Steve Ells, founder of the empire known as Chipotle Mexican Grill. The first ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen opened its doors last month in Washington, D.C. (Click that big ol' link back there to re ... More >>
This is part three of Chrissy Wilmes' Chef's Choice profile of Scott Truong of Pearl Cafe. Part one can be found here. Part two, a Q&A with Truong, is published here. Chrissy WilmesPearl Cafe chef Scott Truong prepares drunken noodles.According to Wiki Answers: No one is sure where the name ... More >>
Michael Pollan's 2007 best seller The Omnivore's Dilemma documented the industrialization of the world's food supply and whipped the foodie vanguard into a self-righteous froth. His encore, the "Manifesto" In Defense of Food, revealed the author as a proselytizing zealot/minimalist poet ("Eat food. ... More >>
Roy KastenMagic City at Big Star Tribute.It's been a tough year for Big Star fans. In March, guitarist/singer Alex Chilton died - ironically, several days before he was to perform at South by Southwest with original members Andy Hummel and Jody Stephens. Then, four months later, Hummel died t ... More >>
This is part two of Robin Wheeler's Chef's Choice interview with Jarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini Lounge. To read part one, click here. Stay tuned for part three tomorrow. Robin WheelerJarvis Putnam of Bossanova Restaurant & Martini LoungeDid your family cook when you we ... More >>
For elephants, one would think the Saint Louis Zoo would be a place to escape from, not to. Earlier this year, In Defense of Animals, an animal rights organization, named the zoo to its "Hall of Shame" on its Top Ten Worst Zoos for Elephants list. A month later, one of the elephants, Jade, contracte ... More >>
John YettawIn May, Central Missouri resident John Yettaw went for a relaxing dip in a lake in the military junta-controlled country of Myanmar. He washed up uninvited on the front door of political prisoner Aung San Suu Kyi.Suu Kyi, being polite like a Nobel peace laureate should, invited him in ... More >>
Bobo Noodle House takes an ingenious concept and executes it nearly as well.
Red Dawn: Collector's Edition
From Q&As to film debuts, your guide to the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase
Be it nuclear holocaust, quake or hurricane, St. Louis' Zombie Squad is ready for anything even an attack from the living dead.
Misty wants your affection (um, not that kind). Plus, one St. Louis man teaches us how to come back from vacation alive, while another reveals our dishonesty.
Just in time for the worst storm in recorded history, Unreal catches up to Hash House Harriers, the drinking club with a running problem
Unreal uncovers the sordid side of pee lobbyists, learns Chingy's workout habits and gets some golf tips. Plus: Elephants-as-artists!
Dan Barnett's Nightblooms
Savor's menu travels the world, but it certainly isn't easy to navigate
Savor, 4356 Lindell Boulevard; 314-531-0220
The Irish County Fair returns
Twin tigers light up the screen in Two Brothers
Jackie Chan takes a long trip without going anyplace new
The Legend of Suriyothai gives sixteenth-century Thailand an epic identity
The St. Louis International Film Festival proves "indie" isn't a category but a way of life
Week of June 19, 2002
Wonton King deluges diners with an almost limitless selection of Hong Kong-style dishes
The new Sukho Thai provides a meal every bit as enjoyable as the offerings of its West County sibling