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Friday, June 28, 2013

The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: June 28 to 30

Posted By on Fri, Jun 28, 2013 at 8:30 AM

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This weekend's food events and festivals include a crab fest at Broadway Oyster Bar, PrideFest 2013 downtown, Farm Dog, and the grand opening celebration of the Saint Louis Art Museum's new East Building and more. Where will you eat?

Friday (Jun. 28):

Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q @ Saint Louis Zoo The Stubb's Legendary Bar-B-Q trailer from down south rolls through St. Louis, making a stop at the Muny as well as the Saint Louis Zoo during its Jungle Boogie event. Sample Texas barbecue, chat with company rep Reggie Stubblefield and enter to win a Stubb's cookbook. Free. 12 to 8 p.m.

Beyond Housing Food Truck Round Up @ Dwight Davis Tennis Center Sample eats from a variety of food trucks, and get three drinks from the bar. $35 per person. Proceeds to benefit Beyond Housing. 6 to 9 p.m.

Crab Festival @ Broadway Oyster Bar According to BOB in a recent newsletter, "We've got crabs and we want to share them with you." Look for Alaskan king crab legs, stone crab claws, west coast dungeness crab and more as an addition to the regular menu. Admission is free. Friday, June 28 at 6 p.m. and Saturday, June 29 at 1 p.m.

Saturday (Jun. 29):

PrideFest 2013 @ Soldiers Memorial Plaza "St. Louis PrideFest is on the move once again, bringing the summer's biggest party -- wait for it -- downtown this year...Plus, in keeping with this year's theme of "Celebrate the Past to Awaken the Future," there are new surprises such as the Athletes Village, which will showcase our town's thriving LGBT sports community, and an expanded children's area with arts & crafts activities, musical guests and a bounce house and water slide." Fest food includes Tango Argentina Food, Taste of Romeo's barbecue and Baileys' restaurants to name a few. Admission is free. Saturday, June 29 from noon to 9:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 30 from 1 to 7:30 p.m.

East Buildings Grand Opening @ Saint Louis Art Museum After a two-week closure, SLAM re-opens in a big way with a two day celebration to commemorate its new East Building wing. Live music, performance arts and a bevy of food booths await. Get the full schedule of entertainment via the SLAM website. Admission is free. Saturday, June 29 from 9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday, June 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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