Support Local Journalism. Join Riverfront Times Press Club.

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Twisted Ranch, a Ranch Dressing-Themed Restaurant Is Coming to Soulard

Posted By on Thu, Mar 19, 2015 at 7:00 AM

twistedranchlogo.jpg

We know what you're thinking: I really wish there were a restaurant dedicated to ranch dressing. Well, your prayers have been answered. Twisted Ranch (1730 South Eighth Street; 636-544-9802) is opening this summer in Soulard in the former Sassy Jac's space.

See also: Rocket Fizz's Craziest Soda Flavors: A Gut Check Taste Test

"It is a little different, a little quirky, out there," says co-owner Jim Hayden. "We're trying to put a different spin on it, our own twist -- a ranch twist on everything." He and business partner Chad Allen had been looking for a location for about six months when the Sassy Jac's space opened up.

The menu features ranch in every item in some process of cooking, whether it's a dipping sauce or ranch-seasoned flatbread crust. There are eighteen housemade varieties of ranch, and other menu items include prosciutto-wrapped mozzarella breaded with ranch-seasoned panko bread, Buffalo chicken dip with ranched corn chips, a chicken fajita ranch wrap (with ranched sour cream), ranched tuna salad and lots more. You can check out the full menu here.

There isn't much construction to be done, but cosmetic changes are going on now. Hayden says they're shooting for an early June opening.

"It's going to be creative twists to try to give people different options," Hayden says. "[We] focus on homemade -- nothing processed -- with a homemade taste to it, and focus on that really good customer service experience and make sure everyone enjoys the food."

Gut Check is always hungry for tips and feedback. E-mail the author at Nancy.Stiles@RiverfrontTimes.com.

Follow Nancy Stiles on Twitter:


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

November 24, 2021

View more issues

Newsletters

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