2009 in Review: June

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What better time than the onset of warm weather for a delicious beer? So what better time than June for the first St. Louis Craft Beer Week? A week filled with tastings, talks and more tastings celebrated the booming craft-beer scene in St. Louis. And speaking of that booming St. Louis craft-beer scene: Some idiot wrote an RFT feature story about it. The rest of the month, after the jump.

News

A popular bartender is murdered during a robbery at Maggie O'Brien's....Several days later, arrests are made....Chef Anthony Devoti's Five opens its new location on the Hill....Mixologist Ted Kilgore leaves Monarch for the soon-to-open Taste by Niche....33 Wine Shop & Tasting Bar debuts its Dorm Room dinner series with Josh Galliano of Monarch.

WTF?

Budweiser ads and porn. Need we say more?...The battle between food documentary Food, Inc. and Monsanto....How to make a spring roll....Scenes from a free screening of Food, Inc.


Columns

The Dive Bomber visits Claudia's Pub. Nothing could possibly go wrong....The Noble Writ wants wine to tell him a story....The Sneak's 48-hour sneaking project....Brunch for dad is a nightmare for Throwback of the House....Java Enabled spends a day at the coffee roasters.

Reviews

McCormick & Schmick's Seafood Restaurant
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
Miso on Meramec
Midland Wok

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