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New Year’s Eve Farm to Table Cocktails by Candlelight

New Year’s Eve Farm-to-Table Cocktails by Candlelight Dinner 12/31/16 5:30pm & 9pm Ring in the New Year with a 5-Course cocktail pairing dinner featuring local, sustainable, organic farm foods & pasture-raised meats from our very own Foundations Farms, served in romantic candlelit ambiance. Menu 1 Butternut Squash Soup – butternut squash with house made creme fraiche, and Serrano ham. garnished with black truffle, and chive blossom Pink Bubbles – Peychaud soaked sugar cube topped with prosecco 2 Foundations Farms Venison Crostini – braised venison, charred brie, poached fresh quail egg, duck egg bernaise Black Thai – Plantation 3 Star, Plantation

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America’s 80 Best Bourbon Bars Announced!

If you’ve recently awaken from a 20 year coma, then the popularity of Bourbon amongst bar-goers is something you’d probably be surprised about.  For the rest of us, it’s no secret that bartenders have been shifting their customer’s drinking interest from vodka to Bourbon for a while which is one of the driving catalyst in the recent Bourbon boom. There are several really good Bourbon bars out there these days.  But we feel there are 80 bars in America who take their Bourbon obsession to another level with a combination of their selection, cocktail offerings and general knowledge of brown

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Spotlight: Sanctuaria Wild Tapas Serves Authentic Flavors in an Unmatched Setting

ST. LOUIS Spotlight: Sanctuaria Wild Tapas Serves Authentic Flavors in an Unmatched Setting Denise Kruse Jun 27, 2016 (0)        photos by J. Pollack Photography Perhaps nothing captures the full sensory adventure of summertime like the warmth of dining al fresco with friends and loved ones, sipping cocktails and sharing snacks. Sanctuaria Wild Tapas, an anchor in The Grove’s dining scene, brings the picture-perfect summertime experience to life. Fresh, light seasonal ingredients come together in an unmatched outdoor setting, the dining room extended throughout the warm months to a patio nestled amongst the restaurant’s robust vertical garden and its 19th century-inspired

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Patriotic cocktails for the Fourth of July

By Daniel Neman St. Louis Post-Dispatch Photos by J.B. Forbes, jforbes@post-dispatch.com Here are some things you need to help celebrate the Fourth of July: American flags, insect repellent and lawn chairs to watch your favorite fireworks display. And don’t forget the grenadine, cream and blue curaçao. As they always say, it’s not the Fourth without a fifth. And if you plan to celebrate America’s independence, there are few ways to do it better than with a cocktail (or three) that allows you to fly your favorite colors: red, white and blue. Red? Red is easy. You can make red drinks

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Father’s Day 2016 Buffet

June 19, 2016  |  6:00-9:00pm        Father’s Day Buffet Menu: Avocado and Pancetta Salad Crispy pancetta, fresh baby spinach, avocado, balsamic Serrano Ham and Mushroom Crimini mushrooms sauteed with serrano ham and garlic Chorizo and Clams Chorizo and Clams Spicy chorizo, fresh littleneck clams, in a white wine broth Torrijas with Honey and Milk Torrijas Con Miel y Leche Spanish pastry glazed with honey and fresh grated cinnamon Brisket Chorizo Sliders Our signature frita sliders with Hendricks BBQ smoked brisket topped with melty jack cheese.   Five Courses of farm-fresh gourmet fare, sure to put a smile on any

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“Fête des Jardins” Four Courses Paired with Cocktails by Candlelight

“Fête des Jardins” – Four Courses of Gourmet Garden Fare paired with Cocktails by Candlelight Spring has sprung in the gardens on the charming and romantic patio at Sanctuaria, and we are celebrating with a “Fête des Jardins” Cocktails by Candlelight dinner.   Starting at 6:30, with candle-lighting at dusk.  The theme will be Garden Party so come appropriately dressed, it’s a great excuse to dust off the lace and big hats. Four gourmet courses of fresh from the garden fare, each paired with a special spring cocktail. Menu First Course Spinach Salad with Fried Goat Cheese, Raspberries, Sliced Rainbow

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Boozy Book Club

Professional storyteller Shannon Nara hosts Boozy Book Club, Wednesday nights at 9pm. Nara will be performing readings from stories and poems by LGBTQIA+ authors Wednesday nights through June. There will be featured cocktails based on the theme of the night as well as boozy coffee drinks to accompany the cozy and intimate setting along with readings performed by Shannon Nara. Boozy Book Club, every Wednesday night at 9pm.

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Find Romance on Valentine’s Day at Sanctuaria

Sanctuaria is bringing the romance this Valentine’s Day with incredible atmosphere, and special menu offerings: – Raspberry-Brie Beggars Purse over a Mixed Green Salad. – Cabrales Sirloin with Roasted Cauliflower Purée – Horseradish-Roasted Potatoes. – Chocolate-Cayenne Nitro Ice Cream   Make your reservation today: Sanctuaria (49984), St. Louis Reservations

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For Sanctuaria’s Matthew Koch, Mixing Cocktails Is Like Playing Jazz

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 For Sanctuaria’s Matthew Koch, Mixing Cocktails Is Like Playing Jazz Posted By Cheryl Baehr on Tue, Jan 19, 2016 at 6:00 am Matthew Koch mans the bar at Sanctuaria. Matthew Koch, the bar manager at Sanctuaria (4198 Manchester Avenue; 314-535-9700), clearly remembers the drink that got him hooked. “I was 22 and still drinking dumb sweet drinks — you know, amaretto sours and that kind of stuff,” Koch recalls. “I went to visit [Layla’s] Tony Saputo at his work — we were in a band together — and just told him, ‘You know your stuff. Just make me

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Featured on “Cut Out + Keep”

Sanctuaria Wild Tapas St Louis, Missouri, US 4198 Manchester Ave, St. Louis, MO 63110, United States Cook a rice pudding and mix a Bury Me In Smoke cocktail in #ABiteToEat with Sanctuaria Wild Tapas in St Louis. How did you get started? Per the owners, Gurpreet Padda and Ami Grimes: On a trip to Peru, they had a meal in a monastery during a dreadful downpour and enjoyed a comforting meal in beautiful and serene surroundings and wanted to bring the “sanctuary concept” to the busy city. Where are you located? We are in the heart of the “Grove” neighborhood

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