On Tap: The Gaslight Lounge Coming Soon, Oktoberfest Celebrations Around Town
As we mentioned in This Week’s Dish, Cha Cha Chow is getting its first brick-and-mortar location in a recording studio and bar called The Gaslight Lounge on The Hill. This groundbreaking recording studio will be come together by GC2 – Green Construction Consultants, Matt Stelzer from Amsterdam Tavern and Cha Cha Chow. The the first of its kind, The Gaslight Lounge will serve our city’s music-loving community with a “behind-the-scenes” look into the audio and visual documentation of musical performance as well as have a bar and walk-up food counter. The new spot is set open this fall. 4916 Shaw, The Hill
Gamlin Whiskey House and Clementine’s Naughty & Nice Creamery have joined forces to offer a Boozy Ice Cream Flight. Enjoy naughty ice cream paired with nice whiskey as a sharable dessert. Diners that indulge will be treated to three different ice creams paired with 1-ounce pours of whiskies for $40. 236 N. Euclid Ave., Central West End
Also, as part of Sub Zero Vodka Bar’s eleventh anniversary celebration, The Gamlin Restaurant Group recently donated $2,841 to St. Louis Rams’ Chris Long’s Waterboys Initiative through the Gamlin Gives Back program.
Grab your steins and get ready to celebrate Oktoberfest this weekend, Sept. 25-27. Here are some of the spots you can attend around town:
• Urban Chestnut’s 5th Annual Oktoberfest will be hosting its first-ever three-day festival at the Midtown Biergarten. A variety of games, music food and fun can be enjoyed throughout the weekend. Entry is free, but attendees can purchase a one-liter glass stein that can be refilled for $8. 3229 Washington Ave., Midtown
• Enjoy the historic sites of Frontier Park for the St. Charles Oktoberfest. Activities include a 5K run, classic car show, Wiener Dog Derby and plenty of beer to go around. The event is free to attend. 500 S. Riverside Drive, St Charles
• Anheuser-Busch will be celebrating its first German Oktoberfest at the brewery. Filled with traditional Oktoberfest festivities, guests will enjoy German fare, beer and more. Tickets are $30 and include a commemorative Oktoberfest stein, two beers and one food item. 12th and Lynch Streets, Soulard