This Week's Dish: Sarah's Cake Shop Is On A Roll, Locals Nominated In 'The Munchies'

By Molly Rippinger
In Food

Sarah’s Cake Shop announced at the end of last month that the bakery had a new food truck to join their ranks. The larger set of wheels will allow Sarah’s to now cover more ground in St. Louis. Feb. 24 was the first day Sarah’s truck hit the streets, bringing even more of their cupcakes and gourmet desserts to curbsides around the area. Check out the storefront in Chesterfield for their full lineup of delicious and custom treats. 10 Clarkson Wilson Centre, Chesterfield, Mo., 636.728.1140.

Image courtesy of Sarah's Cake Shop

Image courtesy of Sarah’s Cake Shop

As reported on The Dish last week, the Missouri History Museum will honor St. Louis’ own Irma Rombauer, who wrote “The Joy of Cooking” in 1931. Rombauer’s great-grandson, John Becker, will be in St. Louis on March 5 to talk about the great accomplishments and lasting legacy of “The Joy of Cooking.” The event is a part of the Missouri History Museum’s “250 in 250” exhibit that celebrates the people, places and moments of St. Louis. Admission to the event is free and it begins at 7pm in the AT&T Foundation Multipurpose Room. 5700 Lindell Blvd., Forest Park, 314.746.4599.

Two beloved local restaurants were nominated for the second annual Munchies, a national awards ceremony for popular food establishments hosted by tablespoon.com. Pappy’s Smokehouse will be up for the Best Barbecue while Guerrilla Street Food will fight for Best Food Truck. Help these St. Louis eateries get the recognition they deserve by voting for both on Tablespoon’s website through March 31.

This weekend 4 Hands Brewing Company will celebrate their third annual Lupulin Carnival on March 8. The day honors everything hops-related and will mark the release of 4 Hands’ War Hammer Imperial IPA. Over 20 regional breweries will be there to partake in the festivities with tastings of their own hops-forward brews. Guests can enjoy eats from a handful of local food trucks while checking out the carnival-inspired activities. Tickets are available online or in person at 4 Hands tasting room. Lupulin goes from 2pm to 6pm. 8th St., LaSalle Park, 314.436.1559.

Lastly, be sure to mark your calendars for this spring’s 26th annual Norton tasting and dinner at Stone Hill Winery. The evening highlights the best wines of Missouri in a 10-year vertical tasting with winemaker Dave Johnson, who will walk guests through the sipping of 10 different vintages on Stone Hill’s beautiful pavilion. The tasting will be followed by a three-course dinner at Vintage Restaurant. Reservations are required for the event on April 26. 1110 Stone Hill Highway, Hermann, Mo., 573.486.2221.

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