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This week's edible pixels combine to form the recently opened Central West End location of The Block Restaurant Butcher and Bar (33 North Sarah Street; 314-535-5100). The restaurant is open for dinner Mon.-Thu. 5-10 p.m., and Fri.-Sat. 5-11 p.m. Weekday lunch and Sunday hours are said to be coming soon.
All photos by Crystal Rolfe. Bone appétit!
The meat at The Block is butchered in-house. Here chef Marc Del Pietro cuts the grass-fed New York strip steaks.
New York strips are seasoned with a house-made pepper mix before grilling.
The evening's "Butcher's Special": A petite tender served with garlic herb fries.