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Monday, June 23, 2014

5 St. Louis Foods You Have to Eat This Summer

Posted By on Mon, Jun 23, 2014 at 8:00 AM

The lavender lemonade pop at Whisk. | Nancy Stiles
  • The lavender lemonade pop at Whisk. | Nancy Stiles

Summer in St. Louis is not always pleasant. The heat, the humidity, the frequent visits from cicadas -- the list goes on. But there are plenty of yummy treats to make your summer amazing. We know you already know the icons like Ted Drewes, so we've got some lesser-known eats to complete your ultimate St. Louis summer.

See also: 10 Things You Didn't Know About Ted Drewes Frozen Custard

Popsicles at Whisk Bakeshop (2201 Cherokee Street; 314-932-5166)

Popsicles are a summer staple, whether your mom buys them in bulk from the grocery store or you still run to the street when you hear the ice-cream man. But Whisk makes grownup versions that depend on the freshest produce available. Try strawberry, peach, goat cheese and blackberry, avocado, cucumber lime or whatever else owner Kaylen Wissinger has whipped up. Our personal favorite is the lavender lemonade. Don't you feel cooler already?

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