Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: April 6-8
Good Friday Fish Market @ Vin de Set
Executive chef Ivy Magruder teams up with Bob's Seafood to provide flounder, black bass, red snapper, durade, stripped sea bass and more for a special meat-free Good Friday meal. 5 p.m.
Saturday (Apr. 7):
Edges for Pledges @ Bertarelli Cutlery
Bring in knives and other utensils for sharpening during Bertarelli's open hours during this second annual benefit, with 100% of proceeds donated to the Backstoppers. Enjoy snacks, drinks, raffles and more. 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Flip Over Amazing Crepes @ Kitchen Conservatory
This hands-on class covers sage crêpes with breakfast sausage and eggs, cornmeal crêpes with Cajun shrimp, chocolate crêpes with strawberry-orange jam, banana-chocolate-hazelnut crêpes, and cinnamon crêpes with sautéed apples. $55 per person. Register online via Kitchen Conservatory's Web site. 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Missouri Harvest Book Signing @ Missouri Botanical Garden
Authors Maddie Earnest and Liz Fathman of Missouri Harvest, a guide to eating and shopping locally, hold a book signing at the Garden Gate Shop. Included with Garden admission. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Feast Your Eyes @ Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Enjoy a complimentary art-inspired tasting to coincide a tour of current exhibitions. This month's event features a tasting prepared by chef Adam Tilford of Milagro along with wine courtesy of Chandler Hill Vineyards and vodka courtesy of Pearl Vodka. Free. 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Deluxe Single Malt Scotch sampling @ The Wine Merchant Ltd.
Sample a variety of rare single malts. $75. 6 p.m.
Sunday (Apr. 8):
Easter Brunch @ Big Sky Cafe
Get a two course meal for $17. Choose from items like Big Sky beignets, Caesar salad, scrambled eggs and beef tenderloin, and cinnamon swirl french toast. Call 314-962-5757 for reservations. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Easter Brunch @ Cafe Madeleine
Head to Tower Grove for a brunch menu featuring spring chicken salad, house smoked salmon, scrambled eggs with smoked bacon, beef tenderloin and much more. $30 for adults, $15 for children ages 4-12, free for children 3 and under. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Easter Brunch @ The Norman K. Probstein Golf Course in Forest Park
Enjoy a buffet with a hot table, waffle bar, made to order omelets, a cold display and dessert table. $25.95 for adults, $12.95 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children five and under. Call 314-367-6648 for reservations. 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Wonka Brunch @ The Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton
Five prized golden tickets featuring special prizes await lucky guests amidst a dessert buffet featuring items like Violet's blueberry bites, edible wallpaper and Augustus Gloop's chocolate trio cake. Additionally, hot eats like pancakes, made-to-order omelets, lamb and eggplant casserole, barbecue brisket and much more will be available. The cost per seat is $79 for adults and $39 for children under 12. Call 314-719-1433 for reservations.10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.
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