This Week's Dish: Peacock Loop Diner Sign Earns Top Prize For Signs of the Times Competition
The Peacock Loop Diner’s neon sign received first prize for the Signs of the Times Magazine International Sign Contest Readers’ Choice Award. There were more than 17,000 votes cast for the 11-foot wide, 1800-pound sign with more than 680 feet of neon tubing. The original concept for the animated sign came from owner Joe Edwards, which lead to the design by his daughter, Hope Edwards, with contributions from Kiko Obata & Co. and built by Piros Signs. 4659 Maryland Ave., Central West End, 314.361.9444
April 8: Strange Donuts and 4 Hands Brewing Co. have teamed up for Power of the Dinner at Brennan’s this Wednesday with all proceeds benefitting Strange Cares. Hosted by Brother Terry Strange, the dinner will include four courses made by chef Mary Boehne paired with four beers, plus a special gift for guests. This event sold out fast, but there’s a likely return for this event in the future.
April 9, 21, 28: Join Audrey Scherrer, owner & founder of Bittersweet Artisan Truffles, and Travis Hebrank, wine director of Scape for Wine + Chocolate: A Happy Marriage. The class will be held in Scape’s wine room and feature six pairings for $40. 48 Maryland Plaza, Central West End, 314.361.7227
April 26: Fashionable foodies will unite for Belle of STL’s Belles, Beaus, & Bellini’s Sunday brunch series. The Derby edition of this event will happen at Herbie’s Vintage 72 and will feature belle and beau of the ball “best dressed awards,” brunch fare, specialty beverages and a time to dialogue with fellow fashion-forward thinkers. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased here. 405 N. Euclid Ave., Central West End, 314.769.9595