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    July 11, 2014

    The Best Food Events This Weekend: July 11 to 13

    It's the middle of summer in St. Louis, and it's only going to get hotter. And we don't just mean the food scene! (We'll be here all week.) Hit up this month's Food Truck Friday, or the annual celebration of Bastille Day in historic Maplewood. Or hey, eat some elk! Check out our food-related recomme ... More >>

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    January 31, 2014

    The Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: January 31 to February 2

    Yes, it's Super Bowl weekend (already!), but there are plenty of non-football activities going on this weekend. Help raise some money to save Local Harvest Cafe & Grocery, see the Pi Pizza-loving Alton Brown or take a sugary tour of Maplewood. Check out our food-related recommendations after the ju ... More >>

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    January 17, 2014

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: January 17 to 19

    Keep it low-key this weekend with a wine tasting this weekend, or go all out at the Loop's Ice Carnival. It might snow, and then hit 50 degrees -- either way, there's something for you to eat, er, do. Check out our food-related recommendations after the jump. See also: The Best Menus at Clayton Res ... More >>

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    June 14, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 14 to 16

    This weekend, score some free frozen yogurt at Tutti Frutti's one year anniversary celebration, drink up at the St. Louis Brewers Heritage Festival, peruse the fourth annual St. Louis Garlic Fest, treat Dad to some barbecue and more. Our recommendations await after the jump. See also: - What's On T ... More >>

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    April 26, 2013

    The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: April 26 to 28

    It's been a long week. Treat yourself. Two beer fests, a centennial wine tasting and a sangria tasting provide plenty of ways to wet that whistle. Read on for some recommendations of where to eat and (most importantly) drink this weekend. See also: -Sniff and Sip at Centennial Wine Expo Friday -Hop ... More >>

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    July 12, 2012

    Let Them Eat Art Takes Over Downtown Maplewood

    Seven years ago, an art-starved resident came to Rachelle L'Ecuyer, director of community development for the city of Maplewood, with an idea. Why not host an art festival in the streets, featuring Maplewood-themed work by regional artists? That one voice was joined by others, leading directly to th ... More >>

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    June 8, 2012

    Peculiar Pairings from Kakao Chocolate and Vom Fass

    In April, Kakao Chocolate (7272 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-645-4446) started dishing out ice cream. This evening, the store will team up with its neighbor Vom Fass (7314 Manchester Road, Maplewood; 314-932-5262) to enjoy this summer staple topped not with globs of hot fudge or warm caramel sauc ... More >>

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    March 30, 2012

    Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: March 30-April 1

    Friday (Mar. 30): Chocolate and Wine Tasting @ Vom Fass Indulge in the match made in heaven of alcohol and chocolate as Vom Fass presents pairing samples. Call 314-932-5262 for reservations. 5 to 7 p.m. Cocktails & Clowns @ NEO on Locust Young Friends of St. Louis Children's Hospital hosts the 7t ... More >>

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    December 20, 2011

    Cassy Vires of Home Wine Kitchen

    This is part one of Stephen Fairbanks' Chef's Choice profile of Cassy Vires of Home Wine Kitchen. Part two, a Q&A, will be posted tomorrow, and part three, a recipe from Vires, will be posted on Thursday. Jennifer SilverbergHusband-and-wife owners of Home Wine Kitchen, Josh Renbarger and Chef Cassy ... More >>

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    December 16, 2011

    The St. Louis Food Lover's Gift Guide: Handmade Kitchen Accessories

    With a little planning and a couple of cocktails the holidays can go down smoother than a pint of spiked egg nog. Gut Check's assembled a series of guides to help find the perfect present for the food lover in your life while maintaining sanity and investing in your community... and, okay, maybe pic ... More >>

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    July 6, 2011

    Vom Fass Samples Absinthe as Part of Let Them Eat Art

    Deborah HylandVom Fass' absinthe​Long before Willard Scott was terrifying small children as the first Ronald McDonald or Tony the Tiger and Spuds MacKenzie, the Green Fairy was luring consumers to indulge in her wares: absinthe. And just like with Happy Meals and Joe Camel, the fuddy duddies f ... More >>

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    March 29, 2011

    Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar to Open in Maplewood Next Week

    The interior of Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar on Tuesday morning.​Gabe and Maria Kveton are still slapping paint up on the walls of the Water Street Cafe and Cocktail Bar at 7268 Manchester Road in Maplewood, but the brother-and-sister team vow that the restaurant will open next Tuesday, ... More >>

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    February 11, 2011

    Chocolate Is Always the Right Size for Valentine's Day

    Laura MillerChocolates at Bissinger's at Maryland Plaza​Valentine's Day is this Monday, February 14. What's that? You haven't done your shopping yet? No worries. On this holiday, it's not the thought that counts -- it's the quality of the chocolate.Gut Check checked in with a few of our favorite ... More >>

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    February 4, 2011

    Kakao Maplewood Open for Business

    Aimee LevittBrian Pelletier behind the counter of Kakao Chocolate's new location on Manchester Avenue in Maplewood.​Nobody thought it would actually happen, least of all owner Brian Pelletier, but on Thursday, February 3, just two months after signing the lease and two days after an ice storm ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Artgasm: This Weekend's Art Openings, October 8 - 10, 2010

    This weekend, butterflies are descending on St. Louis. Butterfly sculptures, that is, created for Wings in the City, a citywide art installation benefiting the BJC Home Care Services' expressive therapy program. Over 50 fiberglass butterflies decorated by area artists will be placed throughout St. L ... More >>

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    December 18, 2009

    10 Things to Do Under $10 This Weekend in St. Louis, December 18-20, 2009

    This is the last non-holiday weekend 'til 2010, so get out there and enjoy it! Here are our ten suggestions for things to do this weekend that will cost your $10 or less! Image ViaJimmy Keuhnle brings his fluffy performance art to the Gateway Arch Friday.​Inflatable Suit Performance Tour at the Ga ... More >>

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    November 20, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest 11.14 - 11.20

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Cupcake Project: Stef played Guess the Dessert and made sweet potato, turkey dinner and malva pudding cupcakes.Happy second anniversary to STL Hops! Mike had information about the Happy Holidays Homebrew competition and shared his beer list fo ... More >>