Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Monday, August 25, 2008

Festival of Nations: A Slideshow and Some Thoughts

Posted By on Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 2:13 PM


I didn't bring my camera to the Festival of Nations -- frankly, I was too distracted by excitement for that evening's Springsteen concert -- but RFT freelance photographer Lyle Whitworth has a slideshow of pictures. (The photo above is the only food-centric shot, but it should give you a good idea of the event's diversity.)

At any rate, the Festival of Nations was a blast, as always. It's especially fun to see cuisines that are un- or underrepresented in the area's restaurant scene: Haitian, Burmese and Filipino, for example.

The most interesting thing I sampled this year was probably a drink from one of the two Filipino booths: fresh lime juice (presumably) cut with water and then garnished with red pepper flakes. Wonderfully refreshing and just a tad spicy. Delicious.

- Ian Froeb

Photo: Lyle Whitworth

Tags: ,

Support Local Journalism.
Join the Riverfront Times Press Club

Local journalism is information. Information is power. And we believe everyone deserves access to accurate independent coverage of their community and state. Our readers helped us continue this coverage in 2020, and we are so grateful for the support.

Help us keep this coverage going in 2021. Whether it's a one-time acknowledgement of this article or an ongoing membership pledge, your support goes to local-based reporting from our small but mighty team.

Join the Riverfront Times Club for as little as $5 a month.

Read the Digital Print Issue

December 8, 2021

View more issues


Never miss a beat

Sign Up Now

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.

Best Things to Do In St. Louis

© 2021 Riverfront Times

Website powered by Foundation