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Looking in at Prime 1000's lounge/bar on Washington Avenue, downtown St. Louis.
The dry-aging chamber is a sign that Prime 1000 is serious about steaks, but its dual function as a design element -- even if you didn't know what it was, you would find it visually striking -- reveals this as a thoroughly modern restaurant, not merely one more stodgy cabernet-and-cigars steak house. Click here to continue reading Ian Froeb's review of Prime 1000. Photos by Jennifer Silverberg.