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  • Baida, St. Louis’ First Moroccan Restaurant, is an Addictive Introduction
    The m’lwee, like the rest of Baida’s menu, is traditional Moroccan fare, made all the more surprising by the fact that the chef is an American. Owners Abder and Assia Meskine enlisted chef Jeremy Bowman (formerly of Lola and Eleven Eleven Mississippi) to help them translate their vision and...
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  • Chance The Rapper at the Pageant
    Chicago-born rapper Chance the Rapper came to St. Louis on Sunday, December 8, 2013 for a show at the Pageant. Photos by Jason Stoff for the RFT. See also: Here's a Tab of Acid for Your Ears: Chance The Rapper's Acid Rap
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  • Chanel West Coast at Old Rock House
    Rapper Chanel West Coast (Chelsea Chanel Dudley) performed on Sunday, December 8, 2013 at Old Rock House with Allen Gates & TrevHype opening the show. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the RFT.
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  • Twenty Best New Restaurants of 2013
    We review the twenty restaurants that opened for business in 2013 that in some way changed the dining landscape of St. Louis. This list is in alphabetical order with the exception of the top spot, which in 2013 goes to The Libertine (7927 Forsyth Blvd.), Josh Galliano's new Clayton restaurant.
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  • "Beer, Bourbon, Bikes + Bacon" at Fleur
    Indoor and indie, the curated night bazaar simply titled "Beer, Bourbon, Bikes + Bacon" was held on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Fleur on Washington (1300 Washington Avenue). Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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  • 2013 St. Louis Santarchy Bar Crawl
    Santas weaved their way through St. Louis for a day-long bar crawl on Saturday, December 7, 2013 to spread their holiday cheer (and drink plenty of booze in the process). We caught up with the crawl at Nadine's Gin Joint (1931 South 12th Street) and Sonny's in Soulard (1026 Geyer Avenue) and...
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  • Show Me $15 Fast Food Workers Rally
    St. Louis fast food workers and their supporters gathered at McDonald's (4006 Lindell Boulevard) on Thursday, December 5, 2013 as part of a national strike and protest against low pay. The protest continued to several other fast food restaurants in the area. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the...
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  • Hanukkah Hullabaloo @ Plush
    Brothers Lazaroff held its third-annual Hanukkah Hullabaloo at Plush on Thursday, December 4, 2013, featuring performances by Rabbi James Stone Goodman and the Eight Nights Orchestra, Nostalgia and DJ sets from Vintage Vinyl's Tom "Papa" Ray and DJ Boogieman. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the...
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  • Italian Prog Rockers Goblin Play St. Louis
    Italian prog rockers Goblin, whose music has scored several horror movie classics, played 2720 Cherokee last night, Tuesday, December 3, as part of its first-ever U.S. tour, with Zombi opening things up. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times. See also: Goblin Attack: Italian...
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  • Element Restaurant Serves Style Atop Lafayette Square
    Restaurants with such an acute attention to design can go one of two ways: Either they focus so much on the way things look that food becomes an afterthought, or they produce dishes that surpass the expectations set by the exquisite setting. Without question, Element falls into the latter...
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  • Thanksgiving Eve in the Grove
    Thanksgiving Eve is one of the biggest bar nights of the year, so naturally the bars along Manchester in St. Louis's Grove neighborhoods were buzzing with people and live DJ's in spite of the very cold temperatures.. All shots are from Atomic Cowboy and The Handlebar between 11 p.m. Wednesday...
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  • The Dam Cooks Up Delicious Bar Food in South City
    Actually, the Dam’s raison d’etre is soaking up the booze- and adrenaline-fueled hunger that comes over ravenous soccer fans at the adjacent Amsterdam Tavern. Seeing a need for edible offerings at the Tavern, owner Michele Coen-Racanelli (formerly of the now-defunct Big V’s Burger Joint in the...
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