It's a funny thing how you can go into a bar prepared to talk about cocktails and end up on an organic-goat tangent. Then again, it's a funny thing how you can be on the bustling streets of Chicago one day and a goat farm in Willamette, Oregon, the next. Such is the story of Victoria Mitchell and Na ... More >>
A lot of people feel intimidated about shopping for wine at a wine store. Gut Check understands this -- for the uninitiated, darkening the doorway of a retailer that specializes in wine can be as daunting as walking onto a used-car lot: What are they going to try to sell me? How will I know if they' ... More >>
screencap from gameChildren of the '80s likely have fond memories of playing The Oregon Trail, the primitive computer game which involves traveling from Independence, Missouri, to the Willamette Valley in a covered wagon via the, er, Oregon Trail. Along the way, you have to carefully ration f ... More >>
Been to the new incarnation of Balaban's -- the old Central West End haunt that moved to West County -- that's now known as Balaban's Wine Cellar & Tapas Bar, out in Chesterfield?If you've yet to make to the new restaurant, which opened in November of last year, and want to take peak at what you ... More >>
Pomme Restaurant, 40 North Central Avenue, Clayton; 314-727-4141.
Roxane, 12 North Meramec, Clayton; 314-721-7700.