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so, where's a good place to eat in downtown St. Louis? nm(4 posts)

so, where's a good place to eat in downtown St. Louis? nmJS Haiku Shop
Mar 29, 2002 6:25 AM
Get thee to the West EndAlex-in-Evanston
Mar 29, 2002 7:19 AM
Zoe's is a lot of fun - great martinis, good pan-Asian food. The Saigon Cafe is also excellent. For breakfast or brunch I suggest Duff's. All of these are within a block of each other in the West End.

Stay away from "St. Louis Italian" at all costs. You can spot St. Louis Italian by its generous use of a cheese called Provel, and its propensity to deep fry stuffed pastas. It is, in my opinion, the most brutal local cuisine in the United States.

hotdogs in Busch stadium :-) nmRideLots
Mar 29, 2002 9:35 AM
Mar 29, 2002 10:18 AM
I'm from St. Louis, and the Italian food down on the Hill is widely considered to be great dining. Your complaint is the first I've ever heard.

I agree w/you on Zoe, though. Took the g/f there for Valentines this year.

JS -- can't give you much insight on actual downtown fare. The Central West End and the Hill aren't actually downtown. There are a few resturants, but the only ones coming to mind are high dollar.

Doug's right -- the season opener is Monday. Get a dog.