Dining and Drinking

Missouri Eats: Mark Twain Brewing Company

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Across the street from Samuel Clemens’ childhood home in Hannibal, Missouri, is the aptly named Mark Twain Brewing Co. Husband-and wife brewers Dave Alley and Cat Golden quit their jobs in Tennessee to apprentice with Maryland Heights-based O’Fallon Brewery, and eventually landed the brewing gig at Mark Twain. They produce five brews year-round, plus a handful of seasonals and special …

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Find Adventure on a Missouri Wine Trail

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Missouri has more than 130 wineries and many of them have grouped together in their areas to form ten unique wine trails. Each wine trail has something different to offer visitors. Find the best one for you or check out all of them. Pre-planned wine adventures… yes, please! Aux Arcs Wine Road wineries are positioned on the Aux Arcs Wine Road, …

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Come for the Baseball Stay for the Wine

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Missouri baseball fans are some of the best in the world. As you’re planning your next trip to the ballpark, whether you’re headed to Kaufman or Busch Stadium, include a Missouri winery or two on your itinerary. Wineries near St. Louis: The Augusta/Defiance area just southwest of St Louis: Augusta Winery Blumenhof Vineyards & Winery Chandler Hill Vineyards Montelle Winery …

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Missouri Eats: Boundary

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Executive chef Rex Hale and the team at The Cheshire inn have transformed its former fine-dining spot, The Restaurant at The Cheshire, into Boundary. The name references its location, which is technically in the City of St. Louis, but the hotel property crosses into the county and is bordered by Clayton across the street and Richmond Heights once you step …

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Missouri Wine Reduction Sauce Recipe

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Wine and food are meant to go together. This wine reduction sauce is simple to make and adds complexity and richness to any dish you put it on. It’s exceptional with meats, but goes well with roasted vegetables too. Prep Time- 5 minutes       |    Cook Time- 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 ½  cup       Red wine ½  cup          Balsamic …

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Missouri Winery Tasting Room Tips

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There are more than 130 wineries in Missouri and they are all a little different. If you’re new to wine or just new to wineries, saddling up to a winery tasting bar can be intimidating. It doesn’t have to be though. Here are some tips and suggestions on how to get the most out of your “Show Me” wine experience. …

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Missouri Eats: Gaslight

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Bar-goers have a new destination for food, drinks and live music at a recently renovated space on The Hill. Gaslight, an homage to St. Louis’ midcentury Gaslight Square entertainment district, aims to delight its patrons with three components: a full bar, Latin American-inspired eats and an in-house recording studio so visitors can watch musicians record live. Guests can get a …

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Concord: Taste the Sweetness of a Missouri Summer

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In July the days are warmer and longer, making it just the right time to sit back and sip a glass of Missouri Concord. Take in the sweetness of the wine and summertime. July is Concord Month and this American grape is being celebrated all throughout the “Show Me” State. Concord is known for a candy-like sweetness and aromas of …

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Missouri Eats: Krokstrom Klubb & Market

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The Scandinavian-inspired Krokstom Klubb & Market opened in February and has already developed a lively bar program thanks to co-owner and general manager Josh Rogers. He has worked to develop a list of Scandinavian liquors, cocktails and meads to complement the food on chef-owner Katee McLean’s seafood- and vegetable-focused menu. Aquavit, a Scandinavian liquor distilled from grain or potatoes and …

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Missouri Eats: The Golden Girl Rum Club

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Serving up a bit of paradise, The Golden Girl Rum Club on Springfield, Missouri’s Park Central Square offers fresh specialty cocktails and premium rums. Classic drinks like the Manhattan are reimagined with rum and citrus undertones. The Yours & Mai Tai, made with several rums, is one of co-owner Rogan Howitt’s favorite menu items thanks to his housemade pistachio-orgeat and …

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