The barbecue renaissance continues in St. Louis. When we last ranked our best barbecue joints, only five made the cut. This time around, we found seven worthy of consideration -- four holdovers from last time and three newcomers. -- Ian Froeb.
This week's RFT features a review of Joyia Tapas (4501 Manchester Ave.) in the western end of the Grove neighborhood. Joyia owner Chuck Pener is no stranger to the small-plates concept as he's a partner in western-reaches-of-University-City fixture Momos Ouzaria Taverna, which features Greek...
The 2013 Miss Gay St. Louis America Pageant was held on Sunday, February 17, 2013 at Hamburger Mary's (3037 Olive St.), with Kitty Litter being crowned the winner. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
Hundreds of fun-runners ditched their clothes for Cupid's Undie Run St. Louis to raise money for the Children's Tumor Foundation on Saturday, February 16, 2013. The STL stop was held on Market street with Syberg's (2211 Market St.) serving as the host for pre-race and post-race festivities....
This week, Ian Froeb gives us a round-up of three pubs and their fare: Schoemehl's South Side Grill, SoHa Bar & Grill and Quincy Street Bistro. Here's a look at Schoemehl's, with these photos by Kristan Lieb. Read Ian's review of Schoemehl's, SoHa and Quincy Street.
Cosplayers took over the 2nd floor of the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch from February 8-10, 2013 for Kawa Kon. Photographer Jon Gitchoff stopped by Saturday night and brings back these photos. Shot for the Riverfront Times.
The Saturday before Fat Tuesday again saw revelers of all stripes flood the streets of Soulard after the Mardi Gras parade on February 9, 2013. Photos by Jon Gitchoff and Steve Truesdell for the Riverfront Times.
More St. Louis Mardi Gras photos:
- Mardi Gras 2012 Shenanigans
- 2012 Mardi...
Elaia and Olio are a pair of adventurous new restaurants in the Botanical Heights neighborhood. Reviewer Ian Froeb writes, "this twinned newcomer must also be reckoned among St. Louis’ very best restaurants."
Read Ian's review of both Elaia and Olio.
Photos by Jennifer Silverberg for the...
Lady Gaga's Born this Way Ball tour hit St. Louis on Saturday, February 2, 2012 for a show at the Scottrade Center. Photographer Jon Gitchoff brings back these photos of the Gaga diehards outside the show.
- Photos: Lady Gaga and Semi Precious Weapons at the Scottrade Center,...
Naughti Gras 6, the "St. Louis erotic art show," went down for a sixth year at the Koken Art Factory (2500 Ohio Ave.) on Friday, February 1, 2013. Photos by Jon Gitchoff for the Riverfront Times.
- Naughti Gras 2012 Photos
- Naughti Gras 2011 Photos
- Naughti Gras 2010 Photos
Live music, food porn, hard news ($1.5 million seized!), soft news (sexy plumbers?), real porn (the AVN awards in Vegas), raves on the beach, longform cover stories and more: Here is your month-in-photos from the RFT for January 2013 with photos from St. Louis and elsewhere.