A reader alerted Gut Check to Mariachi's II, a new Mexican restaurant opening at 4625 Gravois Avenue in Bevo Mill, which has sat vacant since Laganini Pizzeria & Restaurant shuttered over a year ago.
At last, Gut Check closes the books on 2011 with our annual roundup of all the year's openings and closings and relocations. Of course, we say "at last" knowing that, in spite of our best efforts, we likely missed more than a few restaurant debuts and departures. Please let us know in the comments!
Screenshot: www.theparlourstl.comThe Parlour (4534 Gravois Avenue; 314-448-1978) will open its doors for the first time today, September 9, at 5 p.m. The self-styled lounge and bar will feature live music this and tomorrow evening as part of its grand opening. Its regular hours are 5 p.m.-1:30 a. ... More >>
Ian FroebNew digs for La Vallesana on Cherokee StreetThere are busy months for restaurant news, and then there is August 2011. The month that just ended featured numerous openings as well as a couple of relocations, a new building for Gut Check favorite La Vallesana and a contentious change of na ... More >>
This week, Gut Check paid visits to Petri Cafe, Nora's and the Wicked Lady Pub, and Ian counted down numbers 13, 12 and 11 of his 100 Favorite St. Louis Dishes. What else did we do this week? We named the Fig-Hattan at Ernesto's the Drink of the Week. We took a closer look at Girl Scout ... More >>
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Jennifer SilverbergInside Nora's in DogtownGreetings, friends. I'm back from a spell in jury duty with visits to two very different neighborhood restaurants in two very different neighborhoods. My review of Nora's and the Wicked Lady Pub is now available online. You can also view Jennifer Silverb ... More >>
Don't you know? Gut Check has a Twitter account. You can follow us @gutcheckstl. Here's some of what you missed on the Twitter feed this week: Stuff This, Burger King: A Visit to the Wicked Lady Pub http://bit.ly/iibZzz Jimmy Fallon vs. Stephen Colbert: Battle of Ben & Jerry's Late Night I ... More >>
Ian FroebThe "Wicked Burger" at the Wicked Lady PubI was already planning to visit the Wicked Lady Pub (4534 Gravios Avenue; 314-448-1978) to order the "Wicked Burger" when I saw that Katie Moulton had taken a bullet for Gut Check and sampled the new "Jalapeño & Cheddar BK Stuffed Steakhouse ... More >>
Image viaHere's an opening that slipped way under the radar: The Wicked Lady Pub is now open -- and, in fact, has been since October 1 -- at 4534 Gravois Avenue in the Bevo Mill neighborhood.(For those who really, really like St. Louis restaurant trivia, the address was formerly a Bosnian café c ... More >>