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Turkey

  • Blogs

    September 25, 2014

    The 10 Best Mediterranean Restaurants in St. Louis

    The next time you get a taste for flavors reminiscent of the turquoise waters and sun-bathed beaches of the Mediterranean, you don't have to travel very far. St. Louis has a wealth of restaurants that feature the cuisines of Greece, Morocco, Italy, Turkey, France and Spain, offering seafood, lamb, b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 8, 2014

    10 Classic Missouri State Fair Foods to Inspire the Drive to Sedalia

    The 113th Missouri State Fair opened yesterday in Sedalia with over 100 acres filled with amusement rides, concerts, tractor pulls, car racing, art and crafts, camping, livestock and produce competitions and contests of skills of all kinds. But plenty of people come just for the food -- check out th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2013

    The Gramophone Gets in the Sandwich Game

    The Gramophone (4243 Manchester Avenue; 314-531-5700) has turned into a music must in the Grove in just over five years, with great beers, cocktails and stylistically diverse music acts. Though it has been quietly serving Dogtown Pizza, The Gramophone debuted a sandwich menu two weeks ago with seven ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2013

    Local Harvest Cafe & Catering's "Organic Banh Mi": One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now

    The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2013

    Sugarfire Smoke House's Beef Brisket: One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now

    The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 19, 2013

    PHOTOS: Wild Turkey On The Loose in Downtown St. Louis

    Spied this morning in downtown St. Louis: a wild turkey. And no, we're not talking about an empty bottle of bourbon. That sight is commonplace. We're talking today about a genuine meleagris gallopavo. Chris Reimer (perhaps better known for his Twitter handle @rizzotees) e-mailed Daily RFT the follo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 12, 2013

    The Kitchen Sink's Corn Fritters: One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now

    The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2013

    Chop Shop's "El Camino" Roll: One of 100 St. Louis Dishes You Must Eat Right Now

    The Gut Check One Hundred is our accounting of the 100 dishes in St. Louis that you must eat right now. These are the best dishes at the newest restaurants and the newest dishes at the best restaurants. These are the 100 dishes that define St. Louis dining in 2013. Our list culminates this fall when ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2012

    Band Mom is The Man: Five Musicians with Politician Parents

    Sen. Daniel Inouye, who passed this week, was present for some of the 20th Century's pivotal events. Born in Hawaii in 1924, he witnessed the Pearl Harbor attack as a medical volunteer. He enlisted in the Army and fought in World War II; there he lost an arm and still stayed in the service until 194 ... More >>

  • Music

    August 2, 2012

    Kishi Bashi

    7:30 p.m. Saturday, August 4. Off Broadway, 3509 Lemp Avenue.

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2012

    First-Ever Live "Bird-Cam" On Turkey Vultures in Missouri Picks Up Rarely-Seen Behavior

    Last spring, the live "eagle cam" feed from Decorah, Iowa blew up the Internets, making national news and entrancing millions of people in 184 countries who watched bald eagles hatch their eggs in real-time. But this spring -- as you read this sentence, actually -- the folks behind that project are ... More >>

  • Calendar

    March 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    December 19, 2011

    New Year's Eve in St. Louis: Ten Best Things to Do Under $10

    It's a metaphor: We do not advocate infant boozing. ​The best part of New Year's Eve is getting ready for it. The worst part is usually right around 11:57pm, when it dawns that you just blew a couple hundred dollars to end up chugging pink Andre curbside while your best friend blows chunks in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2011

    #47: Veggie Breakfast Burrito at the Mud House

    On Cherokee Street hungry diners can find a burrito for any time of day or night, and the Mud House(2101 Cherokee Street; 314-776-6599) has your breakfast needs covered with a veggie breakfast burrito that's almost too big for its plate. A giant flour tortilla is stuffed with black beans, tomato, c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending November 13, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books and Sue's News. Sometimes the bestseller list has a sense of hum ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    #48: Lengua Tacos at La Vallesana

    Evan C. Jones​There are many tempting options available at La Vallesana (2801 Cherokee Street; 314-776-4223), but whether you're getting quesadillas, burritos or tortas, there's something on the menu that leaps out to most people as something to avoid: tongue. Offal is something that most Am ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2011

    #49: Hummus and Balela Platter at Nosh Bistro

    Bryan Peters​When Nosh Bistro (1135 South Big Bend Boulevard, Richmond Heights; 314-781-4734) closed a few months ago, we sank into a brief, but profound, funk. We'd grown terribly fond of their hummus and balela salad platter, and we didn't want to know a world without it. So you can imagine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    Hear a Track From the Reventones' New CD, Dirty It

    Roy Kasten​ In this week's print edition, we profiled veteran St. Louis guitarist and flamenco artist Lliam Christy, chief composer for the Reventones. The group, also featuring guitarist and singer Jon Oliver Knight, released the album Dirty It earlier this year. Below, listen to standout tr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2011

    #52: Le Croque Monsieur at LaBonne Bouchée

    Ashley AtkinsLe Croque Monsieur!​LaBonne Bouchée (12344 Olive Blvd, Creve Coeur; 314.576-6606) offers the Francophile a wide selection of authentic French cuisine, ranging from le quiche du jour to le vol au vent to petit fours. But Gut Check's favorite way to eat à la française is to devou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2011

    #53: Biscuits and Wild Mushroom Gravy at Blood and Sand

    Blood and SandSweet Potato Biscuits and Wild Mushroom Gravy​When we first heard about the members-only concept at Blood and Sand (1500 St. Charles Sreet.; 314-241-7263), we were a bit skeptical, particularly considering the current economic climate. Sure, bigballers wouldn't have to sweat a 15 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 6, 2011

    #56: Brioche French Toast at Half & Half

    Half & Half (8135 Maryland Avenue; 314-725-0719), St. Louis' newest breakfast and brunch eatery, despite being surrounded by breakfast and brunch giants like First Watch, Companion and the City Coffeehouse and Creperie, is becoming a legend in its own right. The menu offers a wide variety of brunch ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2011

    #59: Seafood Ravioli at Gian-Tony's Ristorante

    Erika MillerSeafood ravioli at Gian-Tony's comes drenched in the best flavors of Italy.​There's nothing more relaxing than lounging in a steaming hot tub, letting the hot water soothe away the day's tensions. For food, the equivalent of relaxing in a hot tub has to be sitting in a simmering, f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2011

    #62: Mixed Grill Platter at Flaco's Cocina

    Chrissy Wilmes​Letting oneself get too hungry is a dangerous thing. When blood sugar runs low, tempers can run high, and the simple act of ordering something new becomes a high-risk roll of the dice. For those times of extreme hunger and limited patience, it's important to reserve a few favori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2011

    #63: Arancini From Mangia Mobile

    Robin WheelerOnly one Mangia has arancini.​ What's in a name? If you're food truck Mangia Mobile, a lawsuit from a similarly-name local restaurant. Mangia Mobile compensates for name overlap by bringing Italian street food to St. Louis. Specifically, Sicilian-style arancini. Owners Catherine ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2011

    #69: Crispy Pork Spring Rolls at Bobo Noodle House

    Robin WheelerCrispy and flavorful, the pork spring rolls at Bobo Noodle House​So ubiquitous, the pork spring roll. Or egg roll. By any name, it's the same creature -- usually crispy on the outside, wrapper still a little chewy on the inside, filled with a pulverized blend of...stuff. Not at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2011

    Salmonella Found in Ground Turkey [Updated 2x]

    Image via Turkey meat is grounds for concern.​Update #2: (Thursday, August 4, 6:45 a.m.) Meat processor Cargill yesterday announced a voluntary recall of 36 million pounds of ground turkey produced at its Springdale, Arkansas, processing plant and sold under the "Honeysuckle White" brand. A ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2011

    Hardee's New "Healthy" Campaign is One Jive Turkey

    Oh, fast food. You evil mistress. We go to you when we're feeling weak or in need of comfort. Yes, it's you we eat when we eat our feelings. We all feel guilty about it, but we all secretly love you. Now Hardee's wants to help us bypass (ha!) that guilt by offering healthier, lower-calorie options ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Downtown Macy's Downsizing

    Google MapsThe Macy's will now occupy the first three floors. ​The Macy's in the Railway Exchange Building at Olive and 6th Street is downsizing, according to blogger Steve Patterson. Patterson writes on his Urban Review STL that the city's only downtown department store will now occupy three floo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 19, 2010

    On Guinness World Record Day, Tallest Living Man Still Doesn't Measure Up to Alton Giant

    Sultan Kosen stands 8'1" compared to Robert Wadlow's 8'11". ​For the record, yesterday was Guinness World Record Day. Thousands of record-setters and fans of the almanac of bizarre feats showed up in London to celebrate the occasion -- including Sultan Kosen of Turkey.

  • Blogs

    July 27, 2010

    Aleppo Pepper: Silk Roads and Subpar Steaks

    Image viaAleppo, Syria​Welcome to Spice World, in which Gut Check looks at overlooked spices from around the world, introducing those you don't own but probably should.History: Though its label says Turkey, Aleppo pepper takes its name from Syria's second largest city, located just south of the Tu ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2010

    Thrill or Swill? Georgian on My Mind!

    Less well-known than the other ancient cradles of wine-drinking, Georgia is home to the earliest archaeological evidence of intentional cultivation of grapes to produce wine. Whether the region truly is "the" birthplace of viticulture, the inhabitants of this small mountainous nation (about the size ... More >>

  • Calendar

    February 17, 2010
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    December 30, 2009
  • Blogs

    October 29, 2009

    A Table for How Many? at Yummies Restaurant

    ​Yummies Restaurant3149 Shenandoah Avenue314-226-9800The Draw of MeatloafWe had more people attend our Dinner Club meeting at Yummies Restaurant than we've had in months. It could be the placement of the moon -- or it could be meatloaf. You wouldn't think that something as simple as meatloaf would ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 7.20

    A fungus is devastating tomato crops in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. (New York Times)Turkey -- Turkey!!! -- has banned smoking in restaurants and other public places. (AP)A lengthy excerpt from the new memoir by New York Times food critic Frank Bruni. (New York Times)

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Xmas Jam Countdown: "Step Into Christmas" by Elton John and the Wedding Present

    MP3: Elton John, "Step Into Christmas" MP3: The Wedding Present, "Step Into Christmas" A 1973 Christmas classic by Elton John (words, of course, by Bernie Taupin). Little-known fact: The B-Side of the single is called "Ho! Ho! Ho! (Who'd Be a Turkey at Christmas)." British purveyors of dour sturm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 25, 2008

    St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: Cue the Credits!

    This just in from the hard-working filmophiles at Cinema St. Louis and the St. Louis Filmmakers Showcase: The staff and board of directors of Cinema St. Louis want to congratulate all of the participating filmmakers on their spectacular work this year. The following films have been invited to scree ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2006
  • Home Entertainment

    December 20, 2006

    Posterizing EA

    NBA 2K7 towers over the competition.

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2006

    "Zip Coon" = "Chain Hang Low"?

    It's been virtually impossible lately for local residents to escape the children's song "Do Your Ears Hang Low." If it isn't boring its way into your skull as a synthetic loop emanating from ice cream trucks, it's rattling windows as the chorus to St. Louis hip-hop phenom Jibbs' hit single, "Chain H ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 30, 2005

    Supersize Me

    Aya Sofia is a most delicious way to blow your diet

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 29, 2004

    Best Bosnian Restaurant

    Taft Street Restaurant

    and Bar

  • Calendar

    September 22, 2004

    Revolver!

    Sufi mystics spin through town

  • Music

    November 7, 2001

    Please Release Me

    Our intrepid reporter attempts to dig out from under an avalanche of newly released CDs

  • News

    January 3, 2001
  • Calendar

    February 23, 2000

    Talk the Walk

    A panel discussion at St. Louis Community College-Forest Park complements the dance collaboration Weaving the World Through the Eyes of Women

  • News

    December 8, 1999

    MOVIE CRITICISM GROWS OUT OF THE BARREL OF A GUN

    The phrase "red ink" takes on an entirely new meaning, courtesy of a Maoist publication

  • News

    October 20, 1999

    How Will You Care for Your Parents in Their Dotage?

    dotage n. imbecility of mind (Webster's Home, School and Office Dictionary, 1937)

  • Film

    August 11, 1999

    STEAM: THE TURKISH BATH

    Co-written and directed by Ferzan Ozpetek

  • News

    December 30, 1998
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