As loyal Gut Check readers already know, every week Tara "The Veggielante" Mahadevan picks one local restaurant and highlights its tastiest vegetarian menu offerings. This week, we asked her to do a round-up of her absolute favorites, the best of the best of meatless St. Louis dining. Here we present her countdown of the fifteen best meals she's profiled in the name of vegetarians everywhere. Keep up with Tara each week by checking The Veggielante, St. Louis' vegetarian blog on Gut Check.
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Vegan chefs are masters of manipulating plant oils and other fat sources for richness, but can they ever equal the thick layer of deliciousness that lies beneath a crispy duck skin or the ribbon of marbling that runs through a rib eye? We entered Tree House on a quest to find the fat. Could...
Before a Monday Night Football matchup at the Edward Jones Dome against the Seattle Seahawks, the St. Louis Rams teamed up with Lucasfilm Ltd. to host the first-ever Star Wars meet up in the Bud Light Party Zone. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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The Central West End neighborhood held its 30th annual Halloween party Saturday night, October 26, 2013 so we swung by for the adults-only costume contest and party. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
Costumes of the Coolfire Halloween Party
After a dramatic win in Game 2, the Cardinals brought the World Series back to Busch tied up 1-1. We caught up with some fans -- many fully in the spirit of Halloween -- before Game 3 and bring back these photos. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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Coolfire's annual Fall Party was held at Plush last night where St. Louis creatives came out to play in costume. The party featured the music of L.A.-based Mystery Skulls -- and surprise musical guest The Crystal Method. Photos by Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
1. Gather some scissors, a glue stick or some spray adhesive, and some cardboard like from your dad’s dress shirt.
2. Cut out the Buskers Trading Cards™ on the heavy dotted line.
3. Smear or spray a bunch of sticky stuff on the back side. (That’s what she said.)
4. Fold the...
Slapshot, one of the biggest bands in Boston hardcore history, played with one of the biggest bands of its present, The Rival Mob, on Saturday night at Fubar in St. Louis for Gateway to the West Fest. The two-day hardcore festival featured more than 30 bands on Friday and Saturday across two...
The 2013 edition of the Zombie Pinup Contest was held on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at the Crack Fox with blood, gore and so much more. Your winner for the pinup girl of the year was Jemma Misfit and Andrei Aleksandr took home the title in the male category. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the...
The undead invaded the Delmar Loop for the 4th annual St. Louis Zombie Walk on Saturday, October 19, 2013. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
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