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Friday, April 3, 2020

Find Restaurants With RFT's Good To-Go St. Louis

Posted By on Fri, Apr 3, 2020 at 3:12 PM

It turns out some of us still can't cook, or at least we're growing pretty freaking tired of it in this forced hermit life. Luckily, there are still a bunch of restaurants still soldiering on, inventing new ways to turn delicious dishes that will help you at least feel...

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020

8 Annie Gunn's Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 10:47 AM

The COVID-19 pandemic has already wreaked general havoc on the St. Louis food and beverage community. Yesterday, its reign of despair reached a new level, dealing a blow to a beloved restaurant institution: Eight employees at Annie Gunn's Restaurant (16806 Chesterfield Airport Road, Chesterfield; 636-532-7684) have tested positive for the...

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Side Dish: Phillip Lockett of Frazer's and Takashima Records

Posted By on Tue, Mar 31, 2020 at 7:18 AM

Phillip Lockett knew things were going to get bad when he started hearing from his music colleagues who were out on tour in Europe. Tours were getting cancelled left and right, a friend got stuck in Italy, and social media posts told stories of curfews and deserted streets. He...

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Friday, March 27, 2020

Ted Drewes Closing Storefront 'Indefinitely'

Posted By on Fri, Mar 27, 2020 at 9:35 AM

The Waffle Houses were bad enough, but now Ted Drewes is closing its Chippewa Street storefront "indefinitely." The legendary frozen custard stand had already closed its walkup window and had switched to curbside pickup and delivery during limited hours, but it is shutting that down as well as the...

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

This Shit's No Joke: Waffle House Closes 418 Locations Due to Coronavirus

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 3:27 PM

Waffle House, whose penchant for remaining open even in cases of natural disaster is so consistent that FEMA uses its rare closures to determine the severity of such disasters, has announced that they will be temporarily closing 418 of their locations due to coronavirus, including several in the St....

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Lazy Tiger, a New Bar from the Owners of Retreat Gastropub and Yellowbelly, to Open in the Central West End

Posted By on Wed, Mar 25, 2020 at 11:26 AM

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic that has unleashed abject doom on the hospitality industry, there is reason to hope: Lazy Tiger (210 N. Euclid Avenue), a new bar from the owners of Retreat Gastropub and Yellowbelly, will open this Spring or Summer in the Central West End....

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

St. Louis' 'Quarantine Tequila Fairy' Answers the Call

Posted By on Tue, Mar 24, 2020 at 8:14 AM

Like everyone in the food and beverage community, Zach Conley and Bryce Lob have been watching in horror as the industry they work in and love is decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic. Though their St. Louis-owned tequila brand Una Vida Tequila ( is still operating, roughly 80 percent of its...

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Dierbergs Installed Plexiglass Windows at Checkout Counters to Help Curb Coronavirus

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 3:19 PM

Dierbergs grocery stores are providing an essential service to St. Louisans during this rough time. And in addition to offering early hours for senior shoppers, the company is also taking other precautions to keep both its customers and its staff members safe. They’ve begun to install plexiglass sheets at...

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Out-of-School St. Louis Kids Can Eat for Free at These Locations

Posted By on Mon, Mar 23, 2020 at 10:53 AM

School lunchrooms are closed, but kids still need to eat. If you're scrambling to figure out where to find meals for students, there are lots of options. Public schools are setting up sites every day for grab-and-go meals, and there are also places like Breakfast, Lunch and Tacos (626...

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Four Hands Brewing, Experts at Hand Stuff, Now Giving Away Hand Sanitizer

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2020 at 3:49 PM

St. Louis' own Four Hands Brewing Company, experts at all things hand-related on account of the fact they have at least twice as many of the appendages as your average Joe, has used its expertise to whip up a big batch of hand sanitizer to help combat the coronavirus....

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