This Week's Dish: A-B Biergarten's New Sunday Funday Brunch, STL a 'Delicious Destination' on Travel Channel
ALIVE stopped by The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch last weekend to check out their all-new Sunday Funday brunch menu now being served on Sundays from 10am-1pm. To start things off, guests can enjoy a bloody mary from a rolling cart of fresh ingredients or a special Brewtail, which includes Stella Artois Cidre Mimosas or Pucker Punch, a blend of Cran-Brrr-Rita, pineapple and grenadine. There’s also a Brewtails flight available as well as the wide variety of A-B beers—including 18 on draught. As for the menu, food offerings include Kegs and Eggs along with nine other items carrying unique names such as Eat ‘Till You Cry Cakes (all-you-can-eat pancakes stacked with your choice of blueberries, pecans or chocolate chips) or the Ooey Gooey Breakfast Burger (garlic-seasoned patty topped with swiss, cheddar, bacon and two over easy eggs). Of course, each menu item also includes a recommended beer pairing or flight to really make your Sunday fun. 1200 Lynch St., Soulard, 314.577.3559
March 23: Watch a true battle of two of STL’s top chefs competing in Chef’s Plate: 2 tonight at Central Table. Katie’s Pizza and Pasta Osteria’s Katie Lee Collier will face off against executive chef Wil Pelly of In Good Company LLC (Sanctuaria, Diablitos Cantina, Hendricks BBQ and Café Ventana) before a live audience. Tickets are $60 per person and include dinner of the chef’s presentation, entertainment, plus beer, wine and cocktail selections beginning at 6pm. Seating is limited, so reserve your tickets now. 23 S. Euclid Ave., Central West End, 314.932.5595
March 23: Travel Channel’s “Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations” will be making its way to St. Louis on tonight’s episode airing at 8:30pm CDT. Watch as host Andrew Zimmern travels the city to sample St. Louis-style pizza, barbecue, toasted ravioli and gooey butter cake with stops at Park Avenue Coffee, Cicero’s in The Loop and more.
March 28: As brunch continues to take the city by storm, Gamlin Whiskey House has also begun to offer service to its patrons on Saturday mornings in addition to the already popular brunch on Sundays since February 2014. The CWE spot will continue to serve its eclectic blend of brunch items which include variations of traditional favorites. Guests can choose from items such as chicken and waffles, prime rib and egg, blackberry stuffed French toast and even Oreo pancakes. As usual, cocktail options highlight Gamlin’s whiskeys in its Bloody Ghost Bloody Mary, Irish Bubbles or Whiskey in the Morning cocktail. Bottomless mimosas will also be available for $25. 236 N. Euclid Ave., Central West End, 314.875.9500
April 26: Another St. Louis name will be on the Food Network this spring, but this time as a series participant. Patisserie Chouquette’s Simone Faure will be one of eight bakers from across the country competing to win a $50,000 prize in the new series, “Spring Baking Championship,” beginning Sunday, April 26 at 8pm CDT. Hosted by Bobby Deen, there will be six episodes where the bakers will start off trying to get a special advantage with a pre-heat round, then will continue on with twists and turns throughout the remainder of the show. Faure will face challenges like using honey as the main ingredient in various sweet treats, putting together an impressive wedding dessert bar and baking elegant wedding cake. 1626 Tower Grove Ave., Botanical Heights, 314.932.7935