Monthly Archives: October 2013

Mandi Kowalski’s ‘Fan Favorite’ Cocktail From Paris Of The Plains

POSTED ON AUGUST 30, 2013 9:12 AM BY: BRANDI WILLS   Last weekend, local bartenders made a mass exodus across the state to Kansas City’s Paris of the Plains Cocktail Festival, where they indulged in educational seminars, high-stakes competitions and the occasional raucous reunion with fellow Midwest mixologists. We can’t speak for all the events of the weekend, but when it came to the cocktail competitions, our STL bartenders made us proud. In a test of the ultimate bartending talents—who can make the best drinks the quickest—Justin Cardwell of BC’s Kitchen, Matt Obermark of The Agrarian, Jayne Pellegrino of Blood

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A COCKTAIL FOR ST. LOUIS CARDINALS FANS

by Nate Hopper We like to pair our teams with liquor, so on behalf of fans of St. Louis, who tied the series up last night, we called up Joe Duepner, bar manager for Sanctuaria—one of the city’s best cocktail spots, conveniently located not even ten minutes from Busch Stadium—to recommend a Cards drink for us. He landed on a version of the Southern Gentleman. Here’s his reasoning: “It’s red and white: the Cards colors. And the drink looks kind of like when somebody slides into home plate and there’s that mess with the white chalk and the dirt. It’s

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