This Week’s Dish: Winfield’s Gathering Place Closing, Seoul Taco Introduces Second Food Truck

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Seoul Taco is bringing its Korean-Mexican fusion eats on the street with its second food truck starting today. Owner David Choi is bringing in the red Seoul Taco truck (the original is blue) to allow his team to cover more ground during operational hours and service requests for catering and special events.

Photo courtesy of Seoul Taco

Photo courtesy of Seoul Taco

Not only is the truck giving more opportunities to feed hungry patrons, all purchases from the red Seoul Taco truck on Mondays will benefit St. Louis MetroMarket, a mobile farmers’ market on a transformed city bus that gives access to healthy, affordable food in St. Louis City food deserts. Choi and MetroMarket Founder Jeremy Goss became friends at their local church and hope to bring awareness about the need for resources like the organization’s grocery store on wheels. On MetroMarket Mondays, all proceeds will go back to the organization from sales on the new red truck.

Scapegoat is now open in the Central West End in the space that formerly housed Crepes Etc. A more casual take on dining for the CWE, the restaurant shares the kitchen and patio space with its fine dining sister restaurant Scape American Bistro serving small plates and cocktails. It’s also starting a new happy hour tomorrow night with $5 wines, $3 drafts and $5 flatbreads. 52 Maryland Plaza, Central West End

Winfield’s Gathering Place is closing its doors after 18 months in business. The Kirkwood restaurant by Mark Winfield and former Cardinals player Jim Edmonds will serve its final meals and drinks to customers this Saturday, July 2. 10312 Manchester Road, Kirkwood

If you’re in the mood for Fort Taco’s famous puffer tacos, you can now enjoy them at their newest St. Charles location starting this Friday, July 1. With its original location in Brentwood and second in Florissant, this is the third location for the locally owned, fresh and never frozen fast food joint. 788 Elm St., St Charles

MOD Pizza is opening its newest St. Louis area location this Thursday in Ellisville. To celebrate its grand opening, the first 52 guests will get free pizza and there will be a drawing to win free pizza for a year. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the opening will benefit Circle of Concern, a family food pantry in Valley Park. 15809 Fountain Plaza Drive, Ellisville

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