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Cheers to 35 Years
Operation Food Search is extending its Cheers to 35 Years celebration through May 31. Purchase a glass of “OFS Wine” at a participating restaurant. Take a selfie enjoying your selection, then post it to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram with @OpFoodSearch or @SauceMag and #Cheersto35Years. A portion of the wine sale benefits OFS, and you’re entered in a drawing for a case of wine. A full list of participating restaurants and retailers is available online.
Central West End Cocktail Party
It’s believed that the first recorded cocktail party took place in 1917 in the Central West End. Raise a glass to history at the Central West End Cocktail Party. Guests enjoy live music, street performers and Dr. Dan the Pancake Man while they sip drinks from more than 10 CWE restaurants including El Burro Loco, Sub Zero Vodka Bar and Gamlin Whiskey House. Stick around to watch the final round of professional and amateur cocktail competitions and see who takes the boozy first prize.
Just Five: From Sauce Magazine
Join Sauce contributing writer Dee Ryan, who regularly pens Make This, for her cooking class based on her online column, Just Five. Learn to make mouthwatering dishes like sugar snap pea and prosciutto salad, flank steak with chimichurri and polenta with roasted tomatoes, all with just five key ingredients in each recipe. Seating is limited; reserve your spot online.
Komen Missouri Dine Out for the Cure
Enjoy a good meal and help fight breast cancer at Komen Dine Out for the Cure. More than 50 area restaurants and food trucks donate a portion of their proceeds from the day’s sales to the nonprofit. Enjoy pizza at Dewey’s, barbecue at Adam’s Smokehouse or a concrete at Fritz’s Frozen Custard and support local breast health programs and breast cancer research. A full list of participating restaurants is available online.
Food Truck Friday
Gather the lawn chairs, grab the dog leash and head to Tower Grove Park for Food Truck Friday. Check out favorites like Go Gyro Go, Slice of the Hill, Totally Toasted and The Sweet Divine. Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. and 4 Hands Brewing Co. pull pints, and The Porch in Soulard offers wine this year, while Emily Wallace rocks the evening away. F
The Picnic in the Park
Grab a picnic blanket and join hundreds of your closest friends at The Picnic in the Park. Get your grub from food trucks like Taco Truck STL, Farmtruk and Destination Desserts. Browse historical photos of the park while sipping an Urban Chestnut brew and enjoying live music from Letter to Memphis. This family-friendly event also includes a petting zoo, crafts and balloon animals.
Tower Grove Farmers Market
4256 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis
Farmers market season has returned to Tower Grove Park in all its glory. Get there early to enjoy free yoga and qi gong classes before stocking up from new farmers like La Vista and Three Spring farms, as well as organic baby food from Stellie Bellie, salad dressings and barbecue sauces from Simple Girl and juices and plant-based treats from Core & Rind.
Get your tickets for the best foodie event of the year, our 10th annual Readers' Choice party in beautiful Union Station. Be the first to know whom you voted this year’s favorites in the St. Louis food scene. Mingle and try fare from dozens of top restaurants, wineries and breweries, and rock out to live music from Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers and Javier Mendoza. Tickets include unlimited food and beverage tastings from about 40 St. Louis-area establishments and a signature drink.