Ten Best Food Events This Weekend: June 8-10
Friday (June 8):
Food Truck Friday @ Tower Grove Park
Head to the southwest side of Tower Grove Park for a monthly congregation of food trucks and foodies. Free admission. 5 to 8 p.m.
Saturday (June 9):
St. Vincent Greenway Ferguson Farmers' Market Bicycle Ride @ St. Vincent Park
Bike the trails of the St. Vincent Greenway and Ted Jones Trail through Ferguson, and find fresh fruit and more at the Ferguson Farmers' Market, with a bike blender on hand for free smoothies. $5 for adults. $3 for children 10 and under. 8:30 to 11 a.m.
Moonrise Kingdom Brunch @ Lola
Enjoy a la carte brunch along with drink specials and movie giveaways for director Wes Anderson's latest flick. 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.
St. Louis Pagan Picnic @ Tower Grove Park
Enjoy live music, entertainment and plenty of food vendors, along with an event schedule including everything from yoga and dance lessons to speakers and workshops. Free admission. Saturday, June 9, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Share the Buzz @ Whole Foods Market-Town & Country
Three Rivers Beekeeper discuss the importance of honey bees and beekeepers to our food supply. See beekeeping equipment and a live hive and sample raspberry beet salad sweetened with honey from the prepared foods department. Free. Noon to 3 p.m.
Green Tie Affair @ The Green Center
Enjoy cocktails and canapes at this event to benefit The Green Center, featuring food and drink from Mad Tomato, Urban Chestnut and more. $25 to $40. 5:30 to 8 p.m.
International Cheese, Wine & Canine Festival @ Purina Event Center; Gray Summit, MO
Get to know more than 35 different breeds of dogs in person while sampling an international selection of wines, cheeses and snacks. $30 per person at the door - includes tasting ticket book for ten wine samples, one full glass of your favorite wine, a keepsake wine glass and unlimited soft drinks. 6 to 10 p.m.
Third Annual Silent Auction and Wine Tasting @ The Chapel
Sample wine and bid on art to benefit Isaiah 58 Ministries Food Pantry. Tickets are $10 per person. 7 to 9 p.m.
Sunday (June 10):
Small Plates Sunday Brunch @ Urban Eats Cafe
Stuffed french toast, steamed Asian buns with barbecue pork, southwest chicken flatbread and more get delivered to tables by cart. Take your pick of plates over live music and an art opening. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Lebanese Culture @ Kitchen Conservatory
This hands-on class covers dishes such as hummus, kibbe synee, tabouli salad and baklava. $55 per person. Register online via the Kitchen Conservatory website. 12:30 to 3 p.m.
1160 Town and Country Crossing Road, Town & Country, MO
500 N. 14th St., St. Louis, MO
4256 Magnolia Ave., St. Louis, MO
8025 Blackberry Ave., University City, MO
County Road MM, Gray Summit, MO
7335 St. Charles Rock Road, St Louis, MO
6238 Alexander Drive, Clayton, MO
3301 Meramec St., St. Louis, MO
8021 Clayton Rd, Richmond Heights, MO