This Week's Dish: Get a Taste of VISTA Ramen in Temporary CWE Location Before Opening
While waiting for VISTA Ramen’s arrival on Cherokee Street, you can get your fill of noodles with a sneak preview every Monday in October at Maryland House with VISTA Residency. The temporary Central West End spot for the restaurant will feature a different menu each week. Round one starts tonight with ramen options such as lobster, Korean fried chicken, Thai sausage and more. There will be no reservations and the food is first come, first served. 4569A Maryland Ave., Central West End
Cherokee Street’s Fortune Teller Bar recently launched a new food menu featuring backyard-style barbecue. As reported by Feast, cooks Ted Frerker, Dan Kreitner and Natalie Erdelt work under a small tent outside creating meats infused with flavor from local beer and more. 2635 Cherokee St., Cherokee, 314.776.2337
• Oct. 2: Head to Tower Grove Park for the last Sauce Food Truck Friday of the year. There will be more than 20 different food trucks along with Urban Chestnut and 4 Hands Brewing Co. on the scene.
• The highly anticipated arrival of new fast-casual fried chicken restaurant Byrd & Barrel opened its doors last week. Check out our full preview here.
• Mexican grill Casa del Mar closed its doors last weekend after less than a year in business at the Saint Louis Galleria.