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Monday, August 11, 2014

What is St. Louis' Most Underrated Bloody Mary?

Posted By on Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 7:00 AM

The "Mad Mary" at Mad Tomato. | Jennifer Silverberg
  • The "Mad Mary" at Mad Tomato. | Jennifer Silverberg

Is there such a thing as an overrated bloody mary? We don't think so, but we want to know where we can get a top-notch, vodka-fueled beverage early in the morning. Last year, we named the bloody mary at the Famous Bar (5213 Chippewa; 314-832-2211) the best in town -- it's got bacon-infused vodka and a quail egg as a garnish. Rooster, Cafe Eau and Barrister's are other favorites.

See also: Best Bloody Marys in St. Louis: A Roundup

Is there anyone doing something super crazy? What about a bloody mary that proves you can't improve on the traditional recipe? Let us know your nominations in the comments and we'll take it to a vote next week. We may just do a little, ahem, research ourselves.

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