This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Brian Moxey of Pastaria. Part two, a Q&A with Moxey, will be published Wednesday. Part three, a recipe from Moxey, will be available on Thursday. A chef can't hide at Pastaria (7734 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-862-6603). Not only is its k ... More >>
This is part one of Gut Check's Chef's Choice profile of Andrew Jennrich of Farmhaus. Part two, a Q&A, will be available Thursday. Part three, a recipe from Jennrich, will be published on Friday. For many years, the migration went like this: Talented young St. Louis cooks, eager to make their bones ... More >>
SLIFF Picks Up Speed: the Whitaker St. Louis International Film Festival has never looked better
Our call for nominations for St. Louis' most overrated Italian restaurants didn't generate nearly as many submissions as we expected. (Come on, folks. We know how jaded you really are.) Still, a few names popped up, so we'll skip right to the finals.
Wikimedia CommonsThis is not a chef.British chef/author/eccentric character/host of the U.K.'s "Kitchen Nightmares" Marco Pierre White skewered the U.K.'s culinary sweetheart, Jamie Oliver, by telling the Daily Star that Oliver's not a real chef: I don't look at Jamie as a chef. He's never w ... More >>
Despite being blocked by an unrelated amendment on Wednesday, the House of Representatives passed the Child Nutrition Bill yesterday. The AP gives the details of the final bill, and explains that the added amendment, pertaining to background checks for child care workers, was passed in a separate bi ... More >>
Ian FroebWell, kids, this is it: It's the last Friday before Thanksgiving, so from here on out it's going to be all turkey, all the time. What's that you say? Your persnickety palate is looking for something a little less...traditional? Then check out the two latest additions to Ian's favo ... More >>
St. Louis gastronauts take note: For the foreseeable future -- and likely beyond -- this is as close as we're going to get to Michelin-starred dining.Michelin today released its first-ever star rankings for the restaurants of Chicago. Alinea, the avant-garde palace of chef Grant Achatz, and L20, ... More >>
In today's news: don't eat peanut butter snacks, look back at White House chefs and consider raccoon.
More melamine in China, this time in eggs. (AFP) Several major food firms agree on nutrient standards. (New York Times) Michelin releases its restaurant ratings for Las Vegas. (AP) - Ian Froeb
The FDA says trace amounts of melamine in food pose no health risk. (Washington Post) A new salmonella outbreak, this one apparently caused by people undercooking chicken in the microwave. (Medical News Today) A look at Michelin's 2009 starred restaurants for New York City. (Eater.com) - Ian Froe ... More >>
www.greenwichmeantime.com A look at Germany's blossoming restaurant culture -- among European countries, only France has more Michelin three-star restaurants. (New York Times) Various chicken products are recalled for potential Listeria contamination. (AP) Go ahead and eat snow, kids -- just not ... More >>
www.reefteach.com.au The FDA won't require meat from cloned animals to be labeled as such. Will the effort of some states to require labeling succeed? (BusinessWeek) From the So Ridiculous We Couldn't Make It Up Department: A pro-whaling lobby in Norway argues that eating whale meat could help re ... More >>
Gut Check plans to take a four-day holiday weekend. To compensate, a bonus-sized edition of the Morning Brew. www.bevlaw.com Yesterday I mentioned the rising cost of beer in England. Turns out, it's a global problem. Mike links to a very good article from our friends at the Post-Dispatch ... More >>
The chef responsible for the luscious repast in Babette's Feast brings his artistry to Southern Illinois
Indulging a taste for decadence at the elegant Chez Leon