Downtown St. Louis Restaurant Week 2009
Hey, i was doing a search for tastings in STL and noticed this website: www.downtownrestaurantweek.net
Has anyone been to this event before. I see that its coming up and there seems to be some good STL eateries involved as well as Operation Food Search but wanted to get some board feedback before i dig in further.
Let me know who has been to this or your take on it
The Downtown Restaurant Week actually isn't that bad. I went 2 years ago and it's a good opportunity to try new restaurants, or revisits ones that may be your favorite. The menu for the 3 course menu is limited, but hey it's $25 and for Operation Food Search. But as the website says, make a reservation if you plan to go on the weekend, in case of crowds (aka Cardinals games). Try it this year and give some feedback!
I have gone every year, and have found it a great opportunity to try out restaurants that normally would not go to. The event is popular, so I would suggest reservations even during the week to make sure you can get into the restaurant you choose.
One of my downtown favorites, 400 Olive, is participating in the event.
It's a wonderful way for folks to try downtown restaurants at a reasonable price. I wouldn't miss it.
We went to Carmine's last year -- very good.
If you're into the prix fixe, many locals restaraunts have a 35 (or less) 3-course tues-thurs. Some that come to mind are Harvest, Niche, Moxy, The Crossing, Liluma -- all great places where an extree can easily go for the mid/high 20s.
personally, I'm excited for An American Place. we've been meaning to try it for so long, but the market menu means dinner at 6:30 which does NOT fit with our schedules.