The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: April 19 to 21

Apr 19, 2013 at 7:00 am
The Bowled and the Beautiful chowder class - Sunday, Apr. 21 @ Kitchen Conservatory - Wikimedia Commons
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The Bowled and the Beautiful chowder class - Sunday, Apr. 21 @ Kitchen Conservatory

Third Friday is here, which means Third Degree Glass Factory's Third Friday Free Party, an Around the World Wine Dinner at Missouri Botanical Gardens, and Trailnet's seasonal Bike to Breakfast. Read on for an array of ways to fill that plate this weekend.

See also: -Bike to Work Tomorrow, Get Free Coffee and Breakfast On the Way! -Saturday is Webster Groves Herb Society's Annual Herb Sale -Broadway Oyster Bar Invites You to Suck It at Crawfish Fest This Weekend -Celebrate The Sweet Divine's Grand Opening in Soulard Saturday -Sample Craft Brews at Inaugural Belleville Ale Fest Saturday

Friday (Apr. 19):

Bike to Breakfast @ Downtown Bicycle Station & Kaldi's On Demun Trailnet hosts this series of promotional events the third friday of every month from now through October to encourage bike travel. Show up on two wheels and get rewarded with free coffee and a mini scone. 7 to 9 a.m.

Friday Night at the Chef's Table @ L'Ecole Culinaire During this casual first come, first served happy hour style event, order small plates for under $10 a pop to enjoy with A. Bommarito wines, local beers and spirits, and signature cocktails. 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Crawfish Fest @ Broadway Oyster Bar This month's food fest features 700 pounds of live Louisiana crawfish. Items on the menu include crawfish bisque, crawfish fondue, crawfish cakes over fried green tomatoes and crawfish sliders served with crawfish mac & cheese, just to name a few. Opt for an entree or go headfirst into a freshly boiled bucket. Admission is free. Friday, Apr. 1 starting at 6 p.m. and Saturday, Apr. 2 starting at 1 p.m.

Around the World Wine Dinner @ Missouri Botanical Garden Get wined and dined with a four course meal complete with wine pairings. April's theme features rustic Mexican food including pork belly carnitas and Yucatecan calamari ceviche with jicama. $58 per person. Call 314-577-0200 for reservations. 6:30 p.m.