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TURN By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

Tu r n , t h e t r a d i t i o n a l A m e r i c a n c a f é

are the décor and even the location in

recently opened by chef David Kirkland,

the .ZACK building, the Kranzberg Arts

extends

for

F o u n d a t i o n ’s m u l t i - u s e a r t s f a c i l i t y .

seasonal cuisine earned at the garden-

One of his neighbors also happens to

t o - t a b l e e a t e r y, C a f é O s a g e . F r u i t s

be the independent Music Record Shop.

the

c h e f ’s

reputation

and vegetables from local producers multigrain

One of the must-try standards at this

pancakes to the grilled salmon sandwich.

breakfast and lunch eatery is the biscuit

K i r k l a n d ’s p a s s i o n f o r p r e s e r v e s s h i n e s

f l i g h t . E a c h o f t h e f o u r f l a k y, f l u f f y

through

to

mounds of dough has a unique flavor—all

garnishes, fruit spreads and compotes.

e n h a n c e d b y K i r k l a n d ’s s e a s o n a l h o u s e -

enhance

offerings,

in

the

from

attention

paid

made jams. Another customer favorite

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While referencing the ‘turning’ seasons,

a r e t h e b i s c u i t s a n d g r a v y, w h i c h w i l l

the menu also hints at the second

bring back memories for those who first

m e a n i n g o f t h e r e s t a u r a n t ’s n a m e : i t

tasted them at Café Osage. Either meal

features a side A for breakfast and

can be washed down with coffee, juice

a side B for lunch, along with liner

o r s o m e t h i n g s t r o n g e r, l i k e a s i g n a t u r e

notes for the sides, referencing the

c o c k t a i l . L a t e r i n t h e d a y, K i r k l a n d ’s

trappings of vinyl records. Along with

focus shifts to catering throughout

those not-so-subtle record references

the

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beyond.


WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

THE BRONSON HOUSE T he ne wly renovated patio of this 132-year-old Victorian home is a beautiful place to enjoy drinks and live music. 3201 WASHINGTON 314.312.3192

THE FOUNTAIN ON LOCUST Ice cream is a must at this art decoinspired eater y, whether drenched in house-made sauce or floating in a specialty libation. 3037 LOCUST 314.535.7800

SWEETIE PIE’S THE UPPER CRUST T his venue’s delicious soul food attracts customers near and far, helped by the popular reality TV show, “Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s.” 3643 DELMAR 314.371.0304 NO. 4

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PAPPY’S SMOKEHOUSE By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser P a p p y ’s d r y - r u b b e d r i b s a r e c l a s s i c M e m p h i s s t y l e b a r b e c u e , b u t t h a t ’s j u s t t h e s t a r t — t h e r e ’s a l s o t u r k e y, s a u s a g e , b e e f b r i s k e t a n d m o r e in the smoker at this local landmark. Almost immediately after it opened in 2008, lines snaked out the door during lunchtime. Its popularity led the ownership team to invest in several other successful barbecue ventures around the metro a r e a . H o w e v e r, P a p p y ’s r e m a i n s t h e c e n t e r p i e c e . The Memphis connection is pitmaster and chef S k i p S t e e l e , o n e o f t h e r e s t a u r a n t ’s c o - f o u n d e r s . He started building barbecue grills in his Te n n e s s e e h o m e t o w n a t a g e 1 4 b u t d i d n ’ t s w i t c h t o c o o k i n g o n t h e m u n t i l l a t e r, g o i n g o n t o e a r n high marks at national barbecue competitions. T h o u g h t h e y t a k e t h e i r b a r b e c u e s e r i o u s l y, s t a f f members also have a sense of humor: enter the Frito pie. Fritos are topped with any of the meats, p l u s c h e d d a r, b a k e d b e a n s a n d o n i o n s . O r t r y T h e A d a m B o m b — n a m e d i n h o n o r o f Tr a v e l C h a n n e l h o s t A d a m R i c h m a n , f r o m “ M a n v. F o o d ” — w h i c h includes a full slab of ribs, a brisket sandwich, a pulled pork sandwich, a quarter chicken, four sides and a Frito pie topped with hot sausage.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

MISS M’S CANDY BOUTIQUE Chocolate-coated gummy bears and other playful sweets are ever yday fare at this specialty-candy retailer.

500 N. GRAND 314.833.5208

lIKE HOME COMME A LA MAISON T he mother-daughter team behind the pastries and breads at this shop revels in pleasing American palates with French delicacies. 3855 LINDELL 314.531.4454

TRIUMPH GRILL T he “Full T hrottle” section on the menu sums up the diversity of this motorcycle-themed restaurant, from smoked duck to Creole shrimp. 3419 OLIVE 314.446.1801 NO. 4

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A STROLL FOR YOUR SENSES Around ever y corner, through ever y window, behind ever y door; you will find the hear ts of ar tists. Passionate per formers, master musicians, culinar y craftsmen; they all gather here. Take a stroll, and take your senses to a place where beauty is created, and humanity is celebrated.

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ANEW By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

Corporate test kitchens are often bastions

own cuisine and clientele, including Dave

of secrecy where new recipes and product

B a i l e y ( R o o s t e r, B a i l e y s ’ R a n g e , L’ A c a d i a n e ) ,

formulations are tweaked, but the Anew

Mandy Estrella (Plantain Girl) and Reine

Rooftop

that

Bayoc (SweetArt), whose specialties extend

model on its head. Experimentation by

from vegan dishes to sweets and burgers.

and

Te s t

Kitchen

turns

its resident and featured chefs happens in the bright glow of events, hosted

Guests may not know it, but the building

either on the first-floor storefront or

is also a historic landmark. Big Brothers

the

B i g S i s t e r s r e n o v a t e d G r a n d C e n t e r ’s

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indoor/outdoor

space.

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commemorate its legacy as a site of sit-

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building in an effort to foster relationships

Its bright, street-side restaurant and

within the community with events like the

airy

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dialogue

resident and featured chefs bring in their

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rooftop

welcome

across

everyone

communal

for

tables.


WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

baiku sushi Get revved up for sushi at this ele gant lounge, with its highly experienced chefs and commitment to delicious, authentic cuisine. 3407 OLIVE 314.896.2500

vito’s sicilian pizzeria & ristorANte Pizza may be your first thought when Vito’s comes to mind, but the pastas and entrees are equally delicious.

3515 LINDELL 314.534.8486

small batch Come in for the creative plant-based dishes, then stay for the lengthy list of whiskeys, bourbons and r yes. 3419 OLIVE 314.446.1801 NO. 4

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jazz ST. LOUIS By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Attilio D’Agostino Attending a concert in the Ferring Jazz Bistro in Grand Center for the first time is an experience f o r t h e e a r s , e y e s a n d h e a r t . I t ’s a n i n t i m a t e venue—even when the room fills up with hundreds of people for each of its two nightly shows. Not only are patrons close to each other in the maze of tables, but they’re also close to the bands. The exception is the second-floor b a l c o n y, w h i c h o v e r l o o k s t h e r o o m a n d o f f e r s a fresh visual perspective of the performances. P e r f o r m e r s n o t i c e t h e i n t i m a c y, t o o , w h i c h helps

the

venue

continue

to

book

jazz

greats as well as up-and-coming bands. The seasonal calendar showcasing past concerts and series performers is an impressive set. Jazz St. Louis and its initiatives for building enthusiasm about the genre extend from the c o n c e r t s e r i e s i n a l l d i r e c t i o n s . T h e r e ’s e v e n a jazz book club. But one of the sweetest perks the venue offers is a free feed of the c o n c e r t s i n t o N a n c y ’s J a z z L o u n g e , a n o - c o v e r charge bar adjacent to the listening room.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

st. louis symphony T his institution’s expansive repertoire of beloved classical and contemporar y music makes the concert experience accessible to fans of many musical genres. 718 N. GRAND 314.534.1700

duet One local and one non-local artist come together for each exhibit in this curatorial project, with results that contrast the artists’ experiences. 3526 WASHINGTON 310.614.7338

the fabulous fox theatre Perhaps St. Louis’ most elaborate theater, the Siamese Byzantine-style Fox T heatre is a breathtaking destination. 527 N. GRAND 314.534.1111

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The dark room By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser J u s t a s p h o t o g r a p h y i s s l o w l y e x p o s e d i n a d a r k ro o m , t h e K r a n z b e r g A r t s F o u n d a t i o n ’s c l e v e r l y n a m e d n o n p r o f i t w i n e b a r, m u s i c v e n u e a n d a r t g a l l e r y i s e x p o s i n g p a t ro n s t o n e w w i n e s a n d e n t e r t a i n m e n t . The artisanal wines may be foremost in customers’ minds, especially once they’ve heard about the Coravin wine preservation system that extracts wines without opening the bottle. This allows The D a r k R o o m t o o ff e r b o t t l e s t h a t m i g h t o t h e r w i s e b e p r i c e d o u t o f re a c h f o r b y - t h e - g l a s s p u rc h a s e s . T h e culinary menu also goes hand-in-hand with the wines. Discovery of music and art is another key part of the experience. The venue takes pride in offering free live music—mostly jazz—every night. Insider tip: Because The Dark Room is in the lobby of the n e w l y re n o v a t e d G r a n d e l T h e a t re , m u s i c w i l l n o t b e offered during performances, but bands will play before and sometimes after. While enjoying live music, v i s i t o r s c a n a l s o t a k e i n t h e ro t a t i n g e x h i b i t s l i n i n g t h e w a l l s , w h i c h c o v e r e v e r y t h i n g f ro m f o o d t o ro c k m u s i c , r a c e re l a t i o n s , i m m i g r a t i o n a n d a rc h i t e c t u re .

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

sophie’s artist lounge & co cktail club T his swank y bar and restaurant was built around celebrating the arts, perfect for creatives, patrons and art-lovers. 3224 LOCUST 314.776.9551

urban chestnut brewing company T he Midtown bre wer y’s traditional vibe is a g reat match for its Reverence Series of bre ws, which celebrates classic beer styles. 3229 WASHINGTON 314.222.0143

lucha After the dinner crowd departs for the theaters, this Mexican eater y lets its hair down, with DJs and dance parties featuring soul to salsa. 522 N. GRAND 314. 833.9993 NO. 4

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CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM Saint Louis By: Amy De La Hunt Photog raphy: Car men Troesser

To d a y ’s

art

observers

represent

many

f r o m a r o u n d t h e w o r l d . T h e m u s e u m ’s s t a f f

the

also organizes more than 100 educational

Louis

e v e n t s p e r y e a r, m a d e u p o f l e c t u r e s ,

(CAM) tackles the challenge of curating

family workshops, film screenings, dinners

a highly diverse set of free exhibitions to

and more. Many of the educational events

engage that modern audience. Both Chief

are free, as are the in-depth workshops

c u r a t o r Wa s s a n A l - K h u d h a i r i a n d e x e c u t i v e

targeted toward teens, taking on topics

director Lisa Melandri, who has been

like how to have a career in the arts.

perspectives

and

goals,

Contemporary

Art

Museum

and St.

with CAM since 2012, curate exhibitions. The highly curated artwork displayed at

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Instead of having permanent collections of art

CAM is its most compelling feature. A

o n d i s p l a y, C A M i s f u l l y e x h i b i t i o n - f o c u s e d .

vibrant video projection on the outside

Artists of all levels and ages—including

wall sets the stage for what to expect

local teenage and pre-teen artists—are

inside—paintings, drawings and sculpture,

featured alongside professional artists

as well as conceptual and performance art.

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WHILE YOU'RE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

PULITZER ARTS FOUNDATION Exhibits from old masters and contemporar y artists alike engage visitors with the works—and with each other—in a contemplative space. 3716 WASHINGTON 314.896.2500

KRANZBERG ARTS CENTER Combining a variety of creative perfor mance spaces offers audiences ne w experiences across the artistic spectr um. 501 N. GRAND 314.533.0367

THE SHELDON T he concert hall and art galleries feature a diverse ar ray of artists, from world-renowned perfor mers to local students. 3648 WASHINGTON 314.533.9900 NO. 4

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8. Sunrise Chinese Restaurant The Bronson House The Fountain on Locust Sweetie Pie’s The Upper Crust Miss M’s Candy Boutique Like Home Comme A La Maison Triumph Grill BaiKu Sushi Vito’s Sicilian Pizzeria & Ristorante Small Batch Sophie’s Artist Lounge & Cocktail Club Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Lucha

ARTS AND CULTURE CONTEMPORARY ART MUSEUM ST. LOUIS JAZZ ST. LOUIS 9. The Grandel Theatre 10. International Photography Hall of Fame and Museum 11. Moolah Theatre & Lounge 12. PXSTL 13. Metro Theater Company 14. Circus Flora 15. New Line Theatre


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Grand Center Arts District The Sun Theatre The Upstream Theater Bullivant Gallery Creative Exchange Lab: The Center for Architecture and Design McNamee Gallery at Saint Louis University Historic Samuel Cupples House at Saint Louis University Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at Saint Louis University Pearl Gallery

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UNION STATION Holding On To Histor y, Embracing Moder n Magic

Photog raphy: Attilio D’Agostino

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Adding to the magic of the St. Louis skyline, the

they passed through the Gateway to the West.

h i s t o r i c c l o c k t o w e r e n v e l o p e d i n D o w n t o w n ’s

Fast forward to the present and take a look up,

Union Station soars over the surrounding

and as your breath catches in your chest you’ll

structures on Market Street. The romantic,

experience the modern Grand Hall Light Show,

Romanesque architecture of Union Station

a prismatic 3-D mapping experience projected

sets this national historic landmark apart, but

on the 65-foot tall sweeping archways. This St.

the details and experiences had inside this

Louis gem may be a travel destination of its

A A A , f o u r d i a m o n d h o t e l a re w h a t re a l l y t e l l

o w n , b u t i t s h i n e s a t y e a r ’s e n d w i t h h o l i d a y

i t s s t o r y. U p o n e n t e r i n g t h e G r a n d H a l l , o n e

activities like The Polar Express Train Ride and

walks the same path of millions of travelers—

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ice skating in Kiener Plaza, or at one of the many holiday parades. After a delicious meal at Hard Rock Café or L a n d r y ’s S e a f o o d , c a t c h a show at The Fabulous Fox, Peabody Opera House or the National Blues Museum.

As

the sun sets just west of the G a t e w a y A rc h , s i p a c o c k t a i l in Grand Hall and chat with the bar manager about the constant innovation taking place at one of St. Louis’ most

magical

edifices.

Extra perks: Outdoor swimming pool Complimentary 24-hour fitness center G a rd e n c o u r t y a rd v i e w s Elegant suites To p a m e n i t i e s m i n u t e s a w a y Ample event space H a rd R o c k C a f e L a n d r y ’s S e a f o o d Station Grille O ff i c e re n t a l Business center Starbucks

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