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Triumph Grill Combines Meatlessness, Motorcycles and a Mean Grilled Cheese

Categories: The Veggielante

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       Katana stir-fry at Triumph Grill. | Tara Mahadevan

The Veggielante is on a mission to spread the word about places to order good, meatless grub. Check out this week's pick.

Destination: Triumph Grill (3419 Olive Street; 314-446-1801)

Neighborhood: Midtown

Cuisine: New American

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Triumph. | Tara Mahadevan

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Overview: Triumph Grill is a classic new American restaurant that serves, among other cuisines, Asian, Italian and Southern dishes. While this restaurant definitely has the feeling of a grill -- there's a huge bar inside, and the restaurant is connected to a motorcycle museum -- there are a ton of choices for every non-meat eater. Triumph Grill makes sure to please all of its customers with many appetizers, salads and entrees; and if you want something made without meat, it will gladly take it out.

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       Inside Triumph Grill. | Tara Mahadevan

Highlights: Triumph Grill's Katana stir-fry ($13) is a delicious version of a classic stir fry: lo mein noodles tossed with carrots, shiitake mushrooms, baby bok choy and broccoli in sesame-honey sauce. Just make sure to ask for it without chicken. Every vegetarian will get their needed serving of veggies and noodles with this dish.

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       Ossa buttermilk onion rings at Triumph Grill. | Tara Mahadevan

There's no way you can miss Triumph Grill's buttermilk onion rings ($8). They are monstrous. Two stacks of the grill's hand-dipped onion rings are stacked high, high, high with smoked-chile aioli and barbecue-mayo dipping sauces; they are just perfect for you and a friend.

Triumph Grill also does a mean grownup grilled cheese ($8), stuffed with brie, gruyere, white cheddar and smoked gouda on sourdough, and check out its new Soulard grilled-veggie panini ($9), which features marinated and grilled zucchini, squash, portabella, red bell pepper and goat cheese on wheat.

See also: The Block: A Butcher Shop Even Vegetarians Can Love

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Location Info

Triumph Grill

3419 Olive St., St. Louis, MO

Category: Restaurant

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