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  • Blogs

    October 7, 2014

    Cardinals Nation at Ballpark Village Introduces Postseason Menu

    Cardinal Nation is going strong as we head into game four of our series against the Dodgers in the postseason. But Cardinals Nation, a restaurant at Ballpark Village is also ready for the playoffs. The two-story restaurant has added some very exciting items like stuffed pretzel sticks, chicken brusc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2014

    Want to Propose at Busch Stadium? Here's How It Works (And How Much It Costs)

    Want to be sure your St. Louis sweetheart will accept your proposal of life-long love? Then where else to get down on one knee and break out the ring than baseball heaven itself, Busch Stadium. About 30 couples get engaged on the St. Louis Cardinals' home turf every year. The Redbirds don't allow p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Winslow's Home Tries Fine Dining With The Cellar Event Space

    Winslow's Home (7213 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-725-7559) has a reputation for feeling, well, homey -- it's nice to imagine you have a farm with all this delicious, local, fresh food at your disposal. You know, without all the work. In the same vein, owner Ann Lipton says the new downsta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2013

    Wil Fernandez-Cruz Named Executive Chef at Winslow's Home

    Weeks after Cary McDowell said goodbye to Winslow's Home (7213 Delmar Boulevard, University City; 314-725-7559) to take over at Euclid Hospitality Group, the restaurant has finally named his replacement: Wil Fernandez-Cruz, currently at Ibby's Restaurant (6465 Forsyth Boulevard, Clayton; 314-935-394 ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 30, 2013

    Only the Red Sox Charge More for Beer Than the Cardinals

    Cardinals fans (and really, and sports fans) know they're going to get overcharged for food and drinks at a game. We tend to complain about it a lot, but it's just one of those things -- if you want a beer at Busch Stadium (Broadway & Poplar Street; 314-345-9000), you're going to have to pay for it. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 14, 2012

    Ben & Jerry's "Chocolate Nougat Crunch" Ice Cream Voluntarily Recalled

    The important thing to do as you hear the news in this blog post is to remain calm. Take a deep breath. Close your eyes and picture puppies frolicking in a field. Take another deep breath. Do you practice yoga? Go over into the corner and assume whatever position puts you in touch with your inne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2012

    Taco Bell Test Markets MTN Dew A.M. Breakfast Cocktail, Gut Check Proposes Ten Alternatives

    This week, Reddit reported that select Taco Bell locations are test marketing a new breakfast cocktail comprised of one part orange juice, one part Mountain Dew. Dubbed "MTN Dew A.M.," the drink is described as a "mixology" of the two beverages, proving that Taco Bell has no idea what "mixology" mea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    Attend a Tea Cupping at London Tea Room

    Image via​Care for a cuppa tea? Lipton might never forgive us for saying it, but the American tea market is pathetic. For years, the only options were Lipton or Celestial Seasonings. Now of course, the market is growing. The artisan coffee shops are doing their part to offer a wider variety ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2011

    Real Men Eat Meat - They Just Don't Like It: The Most Homophobic Food Ads

    ​Gut Check was enjoying a day dozing in front of the ol' Samsung when a Klondike commercial came on and jolted us out of our daydreaming. Was it the mere mention of this wholesome family treat that caused us to bolt upright in our Barcalounger? Sadly, no. The ice cream bar maker and its pare ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 7, 2011

    Bad Nuts! Peanut Butter and Hazelnuts Recalled

    Wikimedia Commons​ Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don't, because you're too busy suffering the effects of salmonella or E. coli. Unilever has issued a voluntary recall on Skippy Reduced Fat Creamy Peanut Butter Spread and Skippy Reduced Fat Super Chunk Peanut Butter Spread wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2011

    Nobody Doesn't Like I Can't Believe It's Not Butter!

    ​Just last week Gut Check chewed the fat with celeb chef Alex Guarnaschelli of Butter Restaurant in Manhattan. Guarnaschelli had popped into St. Louis as part of a promotion to help kids eat better, on behalf of that paragon of healthy-eating, Sara Lee. The schtick was that Guarnaschelli was g ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2010

    Jell-O Pudding Pops: Better Than Ever -- Or Are They?

    The legendary Bill Cosby appears at the Fox Theatre on Sunday afternoon, October 24. (Tickets are still available for the 3 p.m. show.) The 73-year-old is known for many things: comedy, acting and, of course, being the patron saint of pudding. Specifically, Jell-O Pudding and its associated products ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 8, 2010

    Feds Crack Down on Undocumented Kitchen Workers

    A San Diego restaurateur stands up for illegal immigrants working in kitchens. The New York Times goes in-depth on the hush-hush issue of illegal workers, the blind eye that's been turned, and the sudden upswing in crackdowns by federal investigators. Despite a federal indictment last April, San Die ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 9, 2010

    A Look at the Work of the 5 Architecture Teams in the Running to Redesign the Gateway Archgrounds

    Now that the CityArchRiver 2015 group has whittled down to five the number of teams competing to redesign the Gateway Archgrounds, it seemed appropriate to take a peek into everybody's portfolio. Below Daily RFT has collated some images of projects completed elsewhere by each architecture team. St. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 31, 2009

    The Morning Brew: Monday, 8.31

    ‚Äč Teabaggers to converge on Town and Country Whole Foods Tuesday night for "buycott" in support of CEO John Mackey's stance on health care reform. Plan accordingly. (St. Louis Business Journal)Some nasty candy's causing an uproar in the U.K. (The Daily Mail)Unilever experiments with freezer- ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2009

    Tea Parties and the "Homosexual Agenda"

    A post last week in which I mentioned a downtown "tea party" in the same breath as a Nazi protest generated a lot of heat from readers. Here's a typical screed I received: "Your [sic] a sad excuse for a human being and an American. You linking people who defend and believe in the Constitution, God, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 30, 2008

    The Morning Brew: Tuesday, 9.30

    More companies drawn into China's tainted-milk scandal: Heinz, Unilever and Mars. (Daily Telegraph) A man challenges a friend to make and eat the spiciest homemade sauce -- and then dies. (The Times) The Frito Bandito strikes! Sort of. A tale of Fritos, nacho cheese and an unsympathetic clerk. (So ... More >>

  • Dining

    August 15, 2007

    Promise Activ Peach SuperShots

    302 North Kingshighway Blvd.

  • Dining

    May 10, 2006

    Keep It Down!

    Knorr Lipton Fiesta Sides Nacho Pasta: Rotini Pasta Smothered in a Nacho Cheddar Cheese Sauce

  • Dining

    May 10, 2006
  • Dining

    August 14, 2002

    Planet Asia

    The newly renamed Asian Grille tries to be all things Eastern but fails

  • Dining

    January 24, 2001

    Meating Place

    Clancy's Butcher Shop and Catering purveys everything from top-notch gourmet meats to down-home barbecue

  • Music

    May 12, 1999