3 more food-filled events this weekend

From food fights to festive events al fresco, here’s three more don’t-miss events in The Lou this weekend.


1. Fleur de Lilies welcomes patio season all weekend starting with a food and wine pairing event, a Saturday brunch and a Sunday Gin Week Kickoff with gin and cigars. May 13 to 15, fleurdelilies.com 


2. The grill mitts come off when Sugarfire Smoke House’s Jeff Friesen and upcoming Stellar Hog’s Alex Cupp face off in the next round of Bolyard’s Meat & Provision’s  Burger Battle. Cool off from the heat of competition with a treat from Ices Plain & Fancy. May 14, bolyardsmeat.com 


3. Slide Piece food truck is getting into the spirit of St. Louis’ first Tennessee Williams Festival. The truck is serving a menu of Williams-inspired sliders, like the Sriracha-spiked Lamb on a Hot Tin Roof with mint-garlic yogurt and apple, as well as A Slider Named Desire with fontina cheese, arugula and balsamic reduction. Look for the truck at Strauss Park Sunday afternoon.
May 15, slidepiecestl.com

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