Tell Me You're From St. Louis Without Telling Me You're From St. Louis [PHOTOS]

There are plenty of ways to know if someone is from St. Louis. From the dead giveaways like knowing what toasted ravioli is and loving Provel cheese to our driving tendencies, St. Louisans can spot each other from a mile away. These identifiers are just our unspoken ways to tell if someone is a true St. Louisan.

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You consider Toasted Ravioli the peak of appetizers.
T-Ravs are the third member of the Holy Trinity that is St. Louis foodstuffs. When anywhere else in the world, the recommendation of toasted ravioli will get you a blank look to anyone not from here. 
Photo credit:  Mabel Suen
You consider Toasted Ravioli the peak of appetizers.
T-Ravs are the third member of the Holy Trinity that is St. Louis foodstuffs. When anywhere else in the world, the recommendation of toasted ravioli will get you a blank look to anyone not from here.

Photo credit: Mabel Suen
Provel is a cheese you know exists. 
Our fake cheese really knows how to hit just right, even if it is not widely acclaimed like cheddar.
Photo credit: Flickr / Liza Lagman Sperl
Provel is a cheese you know exists.
Our fake cheese really knows how to hit just right, even if it is not widely acclaimed like cheddar.

Photo credit: Flickr / Liza Lagman Sperl
 You worship three celebrities: Jon Hamm, Jenna Fischer and Andy Cohen.
If St. Louis ever made its own Mount Rushmore, these three would certainly make the cut. We must protect them at all costs.
Photo credit: Flickr / @apardavila
You worship three celebrities: Jon Hamm, Jenna Fischer and Andy Cohen.
If St. Louis ever made its own Mount Rushmore, these three would certainly make the cut. We must protect them at all costs.

Photo credit: Flickr / @apardavila
You know that it’s Bread Co,  not Panera Bread.
Even using this photo felt wrong. Only incorrect heathens call it Panera Bread.
Photo credit: Flickr / Mike Mozart
You know that it’s Bread Co, not Panera Bread.
Even using this photo felt wrong. Only incorrect heathens call it Panera Bread.

Photo credit: Flickr / Mike Mozart
Gooey Butter Cake is in your dessert vocabulary.
St. Louisans are obsessed with their food. Especially a pound of butter and a pound of powdered sugar mixed together to create a slice of heaven.
Photo credit:  Flickr / @annieseats
Gooey Butter Cake is in your dessert vocabulary.
St. Louisans are obsessed with their food. Especially a pound of butter and a pound of powdered sugar mixed together to create a slice of heaven.

Photo credit: Flickr / @annieseats
 You know what Imo’s Pizza is.
Thin crust, provel cheese and an argument about if it's any good come in every box. 
Photo credit: Flickr / @prettywar-stl
You know what Imo’s Pizza is.
Thin crust, provel cheese and an argument about if it's any good come in every box.

Photo credit: Flickr / @prettywar-stl
 Red lights have a different meaning to you.
The red light does not mean “stop.” No, it means to check for oncoming traffic and continue if there isn’t anyone. 
Photo credit: Flickr / Rick Rokely
Red lights have a different meaning to you.
The red light does not mean “stop.” No, it means to check for oncoming traffic and continue if there isn’t anyone.

Photo credit: Flickr / Rick Rokely
You roll right through a stop sign.
We probably should be concerned about that one survey that told the world St. Louisans were the second best drivers in the United States.
Photo credit: Flickr / Paul Sableman
You roll right through a stop sign.
We probably should be concerned about that one survey that told the world St. Louisans were the second best drivers in the United States.

Photo credit: Flickr / Paul Sableman
You know the Shane Company radio commercial by heart.
Everyone, say it with us now: “Now you have a friend in the diamond business. Shane Co. Open Monday through Friday until 8, Saturday and Sunday til 5. Online at shaneco.com.”
Photo credit: Screengrab from YouTube
You know the Shane Company radio commercial by heart.
Everyone, say it with us now: “Now you have a friend in the diamond business. Shane Co. Open Monday through Friday until 8, Saturday and Sunday til 5. Online at shaneco.com.”

Photo credit: Screengrab from YouTube
The phrase “Because you like nice things” is constantly stuck in your head after driving anywhere.
You definitely read that in Brook Dubman's voice, too. Why does this city have so many catchy commercials?
Photo credit: Screengrab from YouTube
The phrase “Because you like nice things” is constantly stuck in your head after driving anywhere.
You definitely read that in Brook Dubman's voice, too. Why does this city have so many catchy commercials?

Photo credit: Screengrab from YouTube