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Alton Food Truck Festival
Nearly 20 food trucks venture across the Mississippi River to the Alton Food Truck Festival. Descend to the Liberty Bank Amphitheater to dine al fresco from the likes of Doughboy's Wood-Fired Pizza, Completely Sauced and Brazil Express and enjoy live music from headliner Boogie Chyld. Spread your picnic blanket on the lawn for free or pick up VIP tickets that include parking, two drinks and open seating in the amphitheater.
Tower Grove Farmers’ Market
The Tower Grove Farmers’ Market overflows with fresh produce, meats, cheese, bread, artisan goods and more. Pick from vendors like Biver Farms, Three Rivers Community Farms and Kitchen Kulture. Arrive early to take advantage of free yoga and qi gong classes before you fill your market bag.
Food Truck Friday
There are only two chances left to enjoy Food Truck Friday; don’t miss out! This month, 22 trucks pull up to Tower Grove Park, including Frankly Sausages, Slice of the Hill and Smokin’ Monkey. Sip on the latest offerings from 4 Hands, Urban Chestnut or The Porch, and rock out to the Cree Rider Band.
VIP Tasting Experience
Raise a glass at Randall’s VIP Tasting experience. Representatives from suppliers around the world will be on hand to offer tastings of spirits, wines and beers, and attendees can try a sample of hard-to-find products like The Macallan Rare Cask and Avion Reserva 44 Extra Añejo. Tickets available online.
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 buttermilk pork chops, fried green tomato BLTs, carrot jam, PB&J cookies and more, all with just five key ingredients in each recipe. Seating is limited; reserve your spot online.
Eight restaurants are going head-to-head in a taco and tequila-fueled battle at the Public Media Commons, and you’re the judge. Sample taco creations and margaritas from Amigo's Cantina, Mission Taco Joint, Seoul Taco, Cha Cha Chow, Club Taco, Maya Café, Yo! Salsa and Taco Circus, then vote for your favorite. Tickets available online.
Tower Grove Farmers’ Market
Harvest season has arrived, and the Tower Grove Farmers’ Market is bursting with fresh produce. Show up early to enjoy free yoga and qi gong classes, then take a stroll to select the best peppers from Double Star Farms, cheese from Baetje Farms and tomatoes from Three Rivers Community Farm.
Savor Ed/Glen Restaurant Week
Explore nearly two dozen Edwardsville and Glen Carbon eateries during their first restaurant week. Restaurants like Cleveland-Heath, Doc’s Smokehouse, Sugo’s Spaghetteria and Gulf Shores Restaurant & Grill offer $10 lunch specials, $25 dinners for two or $25 signature dinners during the 10-day event. A full list of participating restaurants is available online.
Downtown Restaurant Week
More than 20 downtown restaurants will roll out the red carpet for diners during Downtown Restaurant Week. Enjoy $25 or $35 three-course meals from places like Cielo, Hiro Asian Kitchen, Ruth’s Chris and more, and tack on a donation to your bill to benefit Operation Food Search. A full list of restaurants is available online.
Q in The Lou
Follow the smell of wood smoke to Soldiers’ Memorial, where Q in The Lou returns to downtown St. Louis. Enjoy one of St. Louis’ favorite cuisines with hometown pitmasters like Pappy’s Smokehouse, Sugarfire Smoke House and Salt & Smoke, as well as six nationally recognized pitmasters like Scott Roberts of Salt Lick Bar-B-Que.