There are plenty of events this weekend to cure that Halloween hangover. Support local charities or enjoy the last Clayton Farmers' Market of the season. Continue for our food-related recommendations after the jump. See also: The Libertine Goes Gatsby for Halloween
The big foodie extravaganza this weekend is the annual Taste of St. Louis, which will have over forty restaurants to choose from. But for those who can't make it downtown, there are plenty other things to do as well, from the silly (zucchini car races at the Clayton Farmers' Market) to the much-anti ... More >>
On Saturdays the Brown Shoe parking lot (on Maryland Avenue just west of Straub's) in tony Clayton is transformed. Folding lawn chairs are assembled into an ad hoc seating area, crates of vegetables are hauled out of vans and pick-up trucks and white canopies begin popping up in rows. Must be a far ... More >>
Friday (May 4): St. Louis Microfest @ Forest Park Select from more than 75 breweries including 100 international and craft brews. Demos, tastings and food pairings round out the weekend's festivities. Tickets range from $30 to $54 and can be purchased online via the St. Louis Microfest Web site. F ... More >>
Last month, the St. Louis County Council began considering changes to the regulations governing farmers' markets. Clayton Farmers' Market master Deb Henderson has been an outspoken critic of the proposed new rules, telling Gut Check "if [the county] rewrites a definition of of a farmers' market and ... More >>
On Tuesday, a bill was introduced to the St. Louis County Council that would make significant changes to the regulations governing St. Louis County's farmers' markets. The council did not vote on the measure at Tuesday's meeting but announced instead that it will hold a "Committee of the Whole" next ... More >>
Screenshot: www.claytonfarmersmarket.comA bill scheduled to be introduced at this evening's meeting of the St. Louis County Council could alter the schedules of the county's farmers' markets as well as the produce available at them. The bill, introduced by Councilman Michael O'Mara (D - 4th ... More >>
Holly FannNicola Macpherson and her son Henry at the Maplewood Farmers' Market.Last week, the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that over 1,000 new farmers' markets have popped up around the country since last year, making a total of 7,175 markets operating in the U.S. currently. This n ... More >>
Nick SchnelleThe scene at Cinco de Mayo on Cherokee street last yearIt's a hoppin' holiday weekend ripe with colorful festivities and food in the Lou. If May flowers aren't enough of a reason to celebrate the return of sunny skies this spring, look ahead to this weekend for excuses to enjoy t ... More >>
This one's for all the cloves of garlic
The market is open!
You'll find everything there for a fantastic gourmet dinner party.
Week of May 25, 2005
Week of October 20, 2004
Reading Stephen L. Carter
Clayton Farmers' Market