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Monday, July 6, 2009

Review Preview: All-Star Restaurants

Posted By on Mon, Jul 6, 2009 at 12:00 PM

I'm on vacation, but that's not stopping me from giving you a sneak peek at a special "All-Star" restaurant review.
An open letter to those visiting St. Louis for the 2009 Major League Baseball All-Star Game:

Hello! Welcome to St. Louis. I know you have come to our fair city to watch a ballgame, but you are going to have to eat something while you are here. Allow me to be the bearer of bad news: The food at Busch Stadium sucks. That might be an understatement. I can't think of a single item I'd recommend. Though, as a practical matter, if you order nachos, shell out the two bucks for an extra cup of "cheese" -- concessions staff tend to be stingy when ladling the gooey stuff over the chips.

The good news? While St. Louis' restaurant scene might not be on par with New York's, Chicago's or San Francisco's, it has grown by leaps and bounds this decade, driven by a succession of ambitious chefs seeking to marry modern restaurant concepts to the natural bounty of the nation's heartland.
Check back late tomorrow to see what I recommend for our All-Star visitors.

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