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Maplewood Street Food Tour
Check out the savory food scene in Maplewood. Take a self-guided tour of 14 different restaurants as they serve dishes that best represent their offerings. Enjoy food and beverage samples from Schlafly Bottleworks, Vom Fass, The Crow’s Nest, Boogaloo and more. Tickets are $25 and available at participating locations.
Promote equality for all at Promo’s Urbanaire 2016. The annual fundraiser for the LGBT advocacy organization features appetizers from more than 20 St. Louis restaurants including Eleven Eleven Mississippi, Steve’s Hot Dogs and more, as well as desserts, cocktails, live entertainment and silent auction events. Tickets available online.
Laumeier Art Fair
Spend Mother’s Day exploring the arts at the 29th annual Laumeier Art Fair. The sculpture park hosts 150 artists, as well as participating restaurants like Capitalist Pig, Mission Taco and Pyro Pizza. Local beer and wine will also be served. Tickets available online or at the park.
Wine and Dine with Sauce
Join us at Dierbergs in Des Peres for a taste of Sauce Magazine. Managing editor Heather Hughes, art director Meera Nagarajan and contributing writer Glenn Bardgett will demonstrate recipes from the pages of Sauce along with beverage pairings. Reservations online; seating is limited.
Food Truck Friday
Unpack the picnic blanket, grab the dog leash and head to Tower Grove Park for the season’s first Food Truck Friday. Check out perennial favorites like Cha Cha Chow, Seoul Taco and Fire & Ice Cream Truck, as well as newcomers like Angie Burger, Farmtruk and Slide Piece. Urban Chestnut Brewing Co. and 4 Hands Brewing Co. pull pints, and The Porch in Soulard offers wine this year, while Letters to Memphis rocks the evening away.
Tower Grove Farmers Market
Spring produce returns to the Tower Grove Farmers Market. Get there early to enjoy free yoga and qi gong classes before stocking up from favorite vendors like Three Rivers Community Farm and Urban Buds and try something new from first-timers like Nutty Bites, Dierks Farms, Red Guitar Bread and Scratch Brewing, which sells beer bread, soda and produce.
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.