This Week's Dish: Seasonal Food Events Take Over This Thursday

By Kelsey Waananen
In Food
Photo courtesy of Cha Cha Chow

Photo courtesy of Cha Cha Chow

June 11: Enjoy an evening of elevated fine dining by pairing local 4 Hands Brewing Co. beers with the pride of Springfield’s, Metropolitan Farmer, fare this Wednesday starting at 6:30pm. Highlights of the evening’s five-course menu include charred cauliflower, shaved carrot and tarragon-pickled duck egg salad paired with 4 Hands’ seasonal Passion Fruit Prussia and a 12-hour olive oil-poached lamb chop paired with Cast Iron Oatmeal Brown. Tickets are $50. For more information, call Metropolitan Farmer. 2144 E Republic Rd, Springfield, MO, 417.720.1665

June 11: Truly kick off the outdoor dining season this week with Feast on Forsyth, a upscale summer dinner party taking place in an outdoor street setting. On Thursday, June 11 from 7-10pm guests will be treated to samplings of the different cuisines found on Forsyth, like those found at Pastaria, Tani Sushi Bistro and Cantina Laredo. For dessert Kakao Chocolate is providing indulgence in the form of its hand-dipped truffles, s’more sundaes and sea salt caramels. Tickets are $75. For more information, visit feastonforsyth.comForsyth Boulevard between Hanley Road and Bemiston Avenue

June 11: This Thursday, the chefs at Three Sixty present their fourth annual Farm to Fork event, presenting their modern take on the traditional farmer’s market experience. The menu, inspired by the summer season, will reflect and celebrate the flavors found in the community and be complemented by unlimited wine and beer samples. The event is $40. For more information, visit 360-stl.comHilton St. Louis at the Ballpark, 1 S Broadway, Downtown, 314.241.8439

June 11: Feast in the Park returns this week with a great new lineup of food trucks and a new location. This week cool down in Faust Park with Juicemasters, Sia’s Italian Ice and Kona Ice, or keep things nice and hot with food from Cha Cha Chow, Bombay Food Junkies, Le Camion Bistro and more. Edg-Cliff Farm and Vineyards will be providing the vino and beers (Coors Light, Miller Lite, Blue Moon and Leinenkugel’s Summer Shandy) will also be available. Faust Park, Chesterfield

June 12: The product of Strange Donuts’ latest collaboration, a teaming with Pi Pizzeria, will make its debut this Friday at all St. Louis Pi locations. Playing off of Pi’s newest invention, the Pi Stick, Strange Donuts will present their version in the Caldone Pi Stick. The creation will only be available to those who dine in and 20 percent of all Caldone sales will benefit Strange Cares. Multiple locations,

June 23: St. Louis will be getting its very first taste of Canadian Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop this month. The fast-casual bakery stop has announced it is on track to open mid-June in Maplewood at the corner of Manchester Road and South Big Bend Boulevard. And the bake shop won’t stop there; Show Me Hospitality LLC, the local developer of Tim Hortons, plans to open 40 locations in the area in the next five years, with coffee and hot chocolate service service already happening at Scottrade Center.


  • As reported by STL Magazine, OG Hospitality Group will be closing down Cucina Pazzo in the CWE and replacing it with the second location of The Tavern Kitchen & Bar in early August. 
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