The Ten Best Food Events in St. Louis This Weekend: August 23 to 25
Third Annual St. Louis IX Feast Day @ The Royale
This year's Feast Day features a limited-edition Royal Vitae from Perennial Artisan Ales, roast pig and lamb from Capitalist Pig, a special Balkan-themed menu and live music from Ian Fischer and the Present. Admission is free. Noon to 8 p.m.
The Casserole Queens @ Schnucks in Ballwin, Missouri
The New York Times best-selling authors of The Casserole Queens Make-a-Meal Cookbook: Mix and Match 100 Casseroles, Salads, Sides, and Desserts stop by Schnucks for a special meet-and-greet and book signing. The cookbook costs $17.99 plus tax. 2 to 4 p.m.
Summer Fusion @ Independence Center
Hang out on the rooftop terrace of the Independence Center's while enjoying appetizers, dessert, fusion cocktails, live music and more for a good cause: to help eradicate the stigma associated with mental illness. Tickets are $50 at the door. 5 p.m.
Cochon Heritage BBQ @ Four Seasons Hotel
For an all-out grill and chill feast, head to the Four Seasons Hotel for the Cochon Heritage BBQ series, featuring five chef teams, each utilizing one heritage pig to showcase whole hog cooking. Tickets cost $125 and can be purchased via Cochon 555. Pig out! 5 p.m.