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Vegetarian Food and Cooking

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2014

    Vote for St. Louis' Most Underrated Veggie Burger

    St. Louis is a barbecue town -- we're a city full of meat-eaters. That doesn't mean there isn't a good veggie burger to be had. Whether you're an herbivore, omnivore or carnivore, you can enjoy a patty made of something other than beef. So, what's the restaurant that should get more love for its veg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 21, 2014

    What is St. Louis' Most Underrated Veggie Burger?

    Our latest on the countdown of Gut Check's 100 favorite dishes was the "burger" at vegetarian and whiskey restaurant Small Batch Whiskey & Fare (3001 Locust Street; 314-380-2040). It's made of a corn fritter and topped with Chihuahua cheese, guacamole, black bean salsa and rooster sauce. That got us ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 10, 2014

    Critic's Notebook: How Small Batch Pairs Vegetables with Whiskey

    According to Small Batch (3001 Locust Street; 314-380-2040) general manager Justin Austermann, the peanut gallery has been questioning its vegetarian concept even before the front doors opened. "People keep suggesting that we put meat on the menu, but Dave [Bailey] doesn't want to do that," Austerma ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2014

    Veggielante's Farewell: My Top Three Favorite Vegetarian Dishes in St. Louis

    Editor's note: Tara Mahadevan may not have been Gut Check's first "Veggielante," but she's worn the mantle for over a year now. She's off to new, exciting adventures in New York, and we asked her to wax nostalgic on thirteen months' worth of exploring vegetarian options in St. Louis. We wish her goo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Sanctuaria Rolling Out New Vegan and Vegetarian Menu Options for Spring

    The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick. Destination: Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700) Neighborhood: The Grove Cuisine: "All Latin flavors"

  • Blogs

    December 27, 2013

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: December 27 to 29

    We're still getting over our holiday hangover; it seems the rest of the city is, too. But should you be so inclined, there are many things to do this weekend. Learn to make food and martinis for you New Year's Eve bash or check out Dave Bailey's newest restaurant opening. Check out our food-related ... More >>

  • Dining

    October 31, 2013
  • Blogs

    July 15, 2013

    Yes, Vegetarians Can Go to Five Star Burgers

    Destination: Five Star Burgers (8125 Maryland Avenue; 314-720-4350) Neighborhood: Clayton Cuisine: Gourmet Burgers Overview: After leaving Harvest (1059 South Big Bend Boulevard, 314-645-3522), the acclaimed Richmond Heights restaurant he started, renowned St. Louis restaurateur and chef Steve Go ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 18, 2013

    Flying Saucer Leaves Veggie Critic Beaming

    Destination: Flying Saucer (900 Spruce Street; 314-932-1456) Neighborhood: Downtown Cuisine: "American Food with a Southern Flare" Overview: With sixteen other locations across the U.S. -- the St. Louis location being one of the newest -- the Flying Saucer Draught Emporium is truly an emporium. C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 12, 2013

    Vegetarian Options Abound at Remy's Kitchen & Wine Bar in Clayton

    Destination: Remy's Kitchen & Wine Bar (222 South Bemiston Avenue, Clayton; 314-726-5757) Neighborhood: Clayton Cuisine: "Mediterranean/Cross-Cultural" Overview: In business for eighteen years, Remy's Kitchen & Wine Bar is a long-loved Clayton establishment -- and for good reason. Executive chef ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    The 7 Best Indian Restaurants in St. Louis

    Gut Check has been looking back on the Riverfront Times Best of St. Louis 2012, but we're also keeping an eye on the Best of St. Louis 2013 by nominating finalists for our awards this fall. To see hundreds more winners and finalists, suggest your own contenders and download the Riverfront Times Best ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2013

    Dave Bailey Announces New Vegetarian Restaurant, Small Batch

    Prolific St. Louis restaurateur Dave Bailey (Baileys' Chocolate Bar, Rooster, Bridge Tap House & Wine Bar and Baileys' Range) announced via email last night that he will open yet another restaurant, Small Batch, in the former Ford Motor Building at 3001 Locust Street in Midtown. The new restaurant w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 29, 2013

    The Royale Serves Up Classics with a Vegetarian Twist

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2013

    Sugo's Spaghetteria in Frontenac Serves Rustic, Hearty Vegetarian Italian Eats

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2013

    Vegetarian Toasted Ravioli and More Meat-Free Meals at Sandrina's

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2013

    Fresh, Bright Vegetarian Fare Shines at Sunset 44 Bistro in Kirkwood

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2013

    Truffle Frites and Other Vegetarian Delights at Maplewood's The Crow's Nest

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 25, 2013

    Hearty Vegetarian Italian Fare at Tavolo V in the Delmar Loop

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2013

    Louisiana-fied Cajun and Creole Vegetarian Cuisine at The Kitchen Sink

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2013

    Zone In On Imaginative Fast-Casual Vegetarian Fare at Sauce on the Side

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 4, 2013

    Boogaloo's Caribbean Cuisine Offers Vegetarians a Chance to Swing

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 25, 2013

    Find Home-Style Vegetarian Comfort at Home Wine Kitchen

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 18, 2013

    The Veggielante Snacks At The Shack Pubgrub

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 18, 2012

    First Look: Frida's Deli

    Frida's Deli (622 North and South Road, University City; 314-727-6500) opened its doors on Thursday, July 12, offering fresh, vegetarian sandwiches, soups, salads and smoothies. Owner Natasha Kwan has been a vegetarian for 29 years, at times adopting a vegan diet, at others a raw foods diet, and has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 27, 2012

    Guess Where I'm Eating this Sandwich and Win $25 to Olympia Kebob House & Taverna!

    Guess where we ate this vegetarian sandwich and win $25 to Olympia Kebob House & Taverna (1543 McCausland Avenue; 314-781-1299). Hint: We ate this meat-free meal in Richmond Heights. Rules: To be eligible, you must leave a valid e-mail address (or Twitter handle or Facebook profile URL) in the comm ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2012

    The Veggielante Opts for Olympia Kebob House and Taverna

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 9, 2012

    The Veggielante Soaks Up OR Smoothie & Café

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 26, 2012

    Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine Temporarily Closed

    Last week, Gut Check posted its list of the Ten Best Vegetarian Restaurants in St. Louis. Among these was Govinda's Vegetarian Cuisine (3926 Lindell Boulevard; 314-535-8085), located inside the Hare Krishna temple on Lindell just west of Vandeventer Avenue. A couple of commenters on that post noted ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 23, 2012

    The Veggielante Surveys Schlafly Bottleworks

    Destination: Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue; 314-241-2337) Neighborhood: Maplewood Cuisine: American, Contemporary Overview: The name Schlafly is likely to spark a craving for some quality microbrews, but beer isn't the only thing it has to offer St. Louis vegetarians.

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2012

    The Veggielante Meets MoKaBe's Coffeehouse

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 17, 2012

    The Ten Best Vegetarian Restaurants 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

    March 19, 2012

    The Veggielante Visits Cicero's

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 19, 2011

    The Veggielante Visits Pearl Cafe

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2011

    The Veggielante Visits Atomic Cowboy

    The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to proselytize ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Three Kings Public House to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 15, 2011

    #60: Raw Veggie Burger at PuraVegan

    Bryan PetersNo buns allowed, no buns needed.​St. Louis is no stranger to veggie burgers -- from the divine at SweetArt to the pedestrian at too many places -- and it's important to understand this context. In fact, the owners of PuraVegan first started making veggie burgers at their old restau ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 26, 2011

    Brunching at Schlafly Bottleworks

    Chrissy WilmesA bacon, mushroom and cheese blend frittata​​Where: Schlafly Bottleworks (7260 Southwest Avenue, Maplewood; 314-241-2337) When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday We Tried: A "build your own frittata," $7 The Verdict: When it comes to breakfast, Gut Check has trouble decidi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 13, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Fozzie's Sandwich Emporium to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 8, 2011

    Solae Wants You to Grill on Meatless Mondays. But Do You Want To?

    meatlessmonday.comFiring up the grill for Meatless Monday? Not so fast. ​Since the beginning of year, the Meatless Monday movement has gained momentum, thanks to publicity from vegetarian Paul McCartney and carnivore Mario Batali. The Oprah Effect kicked in, with the former talk show queen off ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts The Royale to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 13, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Schlafly's Tap Room to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 8, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Mangia to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2011

    The Veggielante Puts Barrister's to the Test

    ​The Veggielante has had it up to here with people bitching that St. Louis restaurants are vegetarian unfriendly. Sure, we'd like to see more restaurants offering more meatless dishes, but there are excellent choices out there if you take the trouble to look for them. We're not here to prosely ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 10, 2011

    Bleeding Deacon in Stable Condition

    Kristen KlempertThis bar doesn't actually require a happy hour in order to make you happy. But it'll give you one anyway.​The Joint: The Bleeding Deacon 4123 Chippewa Street; 314-772-1813 The Hours: Mon.-Fri. 4-7 p.m. The Deal: $3 wells, $3 local drafts (and we're not just talking A-B produc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 15, 2011

    Gokul Indian Restaurant Now Open in the Delmar Loop

    Annie ZaleskiNow open just east of the Loop: an all-vegetarian Indian restaurant.​ We were ridiculously excited to try Gokul, the new all-vegetarian Indian eatery that just opened on Delmar, a few blocks east of the Pageant Theatre (6101 Delmar Boulevard; 314-721-1888). For one thing, we loo ... More >>

  • Dining

    November 18, 2010
  • Blogs

    November 15, 2010

    Review Preview: SweetArt

    Laura Ann MillerBaked goods and vegetarian/vegan cuisine are on the menu at SweetArt.​This week I put aside my carnivorous nature and embrace the vegetarian and vegan cuisine at SweetArt. Follow me after the jump for a preview of my review.

  • Dining

    July 1, 2009
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    July 18, 2001

    Brimful of Rajas

    Despite the humble beginnings of its setting, Tandoori Hut is turning out flavorful, elegant meals

  • Dining

    November 3, 1999

    SUNDAY BEST

    MoKaBe's is home to St. Louis' only vegetarian breakfast and the best brunch in town

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