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Monday, December 28, 2009

2009 in Review: July

Posted By on Mon, Dec 28, 2009 at 11:00 AM

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July was a quiet month at Gut Check International Headquarters as St. Louis turned its attention to a certain Midsummer Classic. We did offer dining recommendations to our out-of-town guests -- and, for those who took a shine to St. Louis cuisine, tips on how to bring the magic (or the Ted Drewes, at least) home. The rest of the month after the jump.

News

Stella Blues Restaurant & Bar
on Morganford Road closes....As does Agave in Forest Park Southeast....Gerard Craft opens his new venture, Taste by Niche (Spoiler alert: It rules.)...The Wall Street Journal pays St. Louis a visit....Slow Food St. Louis hosts its annual Art of Food fundraiser....Playboy says Mike Mills' 17th Street Bar & Grill is one of the nation's best barbecue joints....Bombay Sapphire honors Taste by Niche mixologist Ted Kilgore.

WTF?

How to make a burger with fake Match meat....Jim Beam Red Stag sends us a pretty cool promo kit....A battle between O'Connell's and Seamus McDaniel's burgers....What's eatin' at the Superman Festival.

Columns

The Dive Bomber returns to Screamer's....Java Enabled visits Kaldi's Barista Jam....The Sneak applies some serious science to her sneakploits....The Noble Write examines how the bad economy has impacted wine...."Tokyo Turkey Toss" gives Throwback of the House the giggles.

Reviews

Smoking Joe's Bar-Be-Cue
Café Lazeez
Eclipse
Laganini Pizzeria & Restaurant

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