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    Small Plates: Friday, 7/27

    Wow. Some cans of recalled food are so swollen with botulism bacteria that they are bulging. Seriously, folks: Don't open the bulging cans. (CNN) www.hotjobs.com Red Lobster is trying to overhaul its image from dowdy and cheap to fresh a...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 27, 2007 @ 10:13 am
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    Reader Review of the Week on Hiatus

    Did I scare you away? Do you actually not want others to know what you think about your favorite or most hated restaurant? Since I posted the first Reader Review of the Week, no reviews have been added to our restaurant listings. And I don't just m...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 26, 2007 @ 6:05 pm
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    China Syndrome

    A few weeks ago, when news broke of a Chinese street vendor selling steamed buns allegedly made partly out of cardboard, I expressed my dismay at the media's hyperbolic reporting of the story. Using this one incident as an argument in the larger deba...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 26, 2007 @ 1:53 pm
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    House of India Update

    Three weeks ago I reported that House of India (8501 Delmar Boulevard) had closed temporarily due to a kitchen fire. It remains closed; a large white banner announcing its renovations now hangs above the entrance. When I called (314-567-6850) today ...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 26, 2007 @ 11:46 am
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    Small Plates: Thursday, 7/26

    The first hour of yesterday's Diane Rehm Show (heard locally on KWMU, 90.7 FM) featured a discussion of the farm bill currently being debated before Congress and its impact on farmers as well as every day consumers. Most interesting -- and most depre...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 26, 2007 @ 10:01 am
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    New Microbrewery?

    Want to know about the cool new spots before they open? Ask Annie at A to Z. Today she has an interview with Mike Glodeck, owner of Foam, a not-yet-opened coffeehouse-bar-lounge- microbrewery-"cultural fondue pot" (Glodeck's words) at the corner of ...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 25, 2007 @ 6:54 pm
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    In This Week's Issue

    photo: Jennifer Silverberg The patio at Dogtown's La Gra My review of La Gra Italian Tapas is now available online. Click here to read. Also in this week's issue: Malcolm touches upon a subject close to Gut Check's heart and tries t...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 25, 2007 @ 2:30 pm
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    Small Plates: Wednesday, 7/25

    www.jamesbeard.org Get well soon. Chef Grant Achatz of Chicago's Alinea -- often named one of the best restaurants in America -- has been diagnosed with an advanced stage of squamous cell carcinoma in his mouth. Achatz is 33 years o...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 25, 2007 @ 10:19 am
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    Review Preview: La Gra Italian Tapas

    Though Italian cuisine might not seem a likely candidate for the small-plates approach, Italian dining in America has been moving away from big bowls of pasta in red sauce to a more traditional, multiple-course approach. St. Louis is catching on to ...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 24, 2007 @ 7:00 pm
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    Reminder: Summer Wine Dinner Series

    This evening the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis hosts the latest installment of its Summer Wine Dinner Series. The focus this week is on the wines of Australia. Brooke Foster has the info here. Don't forget to check the Night & Day section of the RFT -- or...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 24, 2007 @ 6:00 pm
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    Cheesesteak Quest: Penn Station

    www.penn-station.com Not pictured actual size. Cheesesteak Quest rolled into Penn Station East Coast Subs today. (The only train-related pun in this dispatch, I promise.) I've always been a little wary of this place. What is an "East...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 24, 2007 @ 4:46 pm
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    Small Plates: Tuesday, 7/24

    www.starbucksstories.com More dough for your joe. Next week Starbucks will raise the cost of its coffee drinks nine cents, largely due to increased dairy costs. (Seattle Times) (Full Disclosure: I used to work for the 'Bucks back in...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 24, 2007 @ 9:11 am
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    Downtown Restaurant Week 2007

    Fresh off the plane from Dallas, I bring news of the third annual Downtown Restaurant Week. This year's event will run from Monday, August 13, through Saturday, August 18. Diners will be able to enjoy a three-course meal for $25 per person (tax and t...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 23, 2007 @ 5:27 pm
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    Small Plates: Monday, 7/23

    www.las-vegas-flight-review.co.uk The new restaurant capital? I should probably rename this feature "Coffee and a Donut" or something similar since it's become the morning news round-up. Anyway, today's links: Inside the busiest re...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 23, 2007 @ 10:19 am
  • Study in Scarlet - Decadence colors the Washington Avenue loft district Red.

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    Study in Scarlet - Decadence colors the Washington Avenue loft district Red.

    A thumbnail sketch of Red sounds like a Saturday Night Live skit circa 1992. The three-month-old loft district restaurant-slash-lounge is a surreal riff on Soviet Bloc-era Eastern Europe as filtered through a college backpacker's boozy night in the ...

    by Ian Froeb on December 5, 2007
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    Asian Persuasion - P.F. Chang's China Bistro 25 The Boulevard Richmond Heights 314-862-2624

    Today our apartment has transformed into Biosphere where we will dwell for at least the next four months. One day each fall -- when we resign ourselves to the reality that it's actually almost winter and not just a string of cool days that the city w...

    by Kristie McClanahan on December 5, 2007
  • Bud Light Clamato Chilada - Price Unknown
A Gift From Blythe Hines

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    Bud Light Clamato Chilada - Price Unknown A Gift From Blythe Hines

    What a piece of work is a man, how noble in reason, how infinite in faculties, in form and moving how express and admirable, in action how like an angel, in apprehension how like a god! the beauty of the world, the paragon of animals! --William Shak...

    by Malcolm Gay on December 5, 2007
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    No Chicken Tamales at Lily's!

    antiorange.dawgtoons.com Stay out of our corn husks! So I screwed up. In this week's review of Lily's, I mentioned chicken tamales. Dutiful readers have been dropping by Lily's and asking for said tamales. One problem: Lily's doesn'...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 20, 2007 @ 6:36 pm
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    Weekend Eats

    www.mc.maricopa.edu Look at all them big-box stores, pardner. Sorry for the dearth of posts today. Dallas is so huge it takes half a day just to run a few errands. (Not really, but I've never seen so many big-box stores and strip ma...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 20, 2007 @ 6:13 pm
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    Small Plates: Friday, 7/20

    www.usatoday.com Can he learn to say no? Greetings from Flower Mound, Texas. For your reading pleasure: Trying to understand the science of food cravings. (MSNBC) Food prices reach seventeen-year high. (Baltimore Sun) The House o...

    @ Gut Check by Ian Froeb on July 20, 2007 @ 10:57 am
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