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memphischix Sep 3, 2008 11:49 PM

Been searching the past boards for places to eat at this weekend- we are staying in St. Charles so maybe one dinner there would be handy. Last time we ate at a place on Main- something related to Lewis and Clark maybe? Any other ideas? Have always had a night at Lorenzo's on past visits and really enjoyed that place. Looks like Sidney Street and Niche are hot> any suggestions greatly appreciated.

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  1. Richard 16 RE: memphischix Sep 4, 2008 01:51 PM

    I don't get to St. Charles county often, but when I do it's Napoli pizza or Crazy Sushi - both in St. Peter.

    Edit: Crazy has very good sushi, but if you're willing to go to Chesterfield - and it seems like you are - Yoshi's has, IMHO, the best sushi in the St. Louis region. Tell him that Richard, the lunch guy in the scooter, sent you.

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      memphischix RE: Richard 16 Sep 4, 2008 07:06 PM

      Thanks Richard ! we are open to all thoughts and do like Sushi. So St. Charles is a wasteland for foodies?

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        Richard 16 RE: memphischix Sep 5, 2008 12:34 AM

        I don't eat there often enough to know the "scene". I'm a huge sushi fan (I apprenticed to a Japanese chef), so I'm always checking places. Not being a fan of S. Louis style pizza (other than the crust, sauce, and cheese it's not bad -- although I'm certainly aware many people love it) so I'm always also on the lookout for real pizza.).

        You an certainly search the site. Any one else?

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          squabbit RE: Richard 16 Sep 5, 2008 10:28 AM

          St. Charles County has about 30 of the best Applebees in the country.

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            memphischix RE: squabbit Sep 5, 2008 11:21 AM

            Wow- thanks- really - thanks. ; )

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      FriendOfTheDevil RE: memphischix Sep 6, 2008 08:33 AM

      Fratelli's is very good. It is off of Zumbehl road in a Dierbergs shopping center.
      Richard's suggestion of Yoshi's is right on. Well worth the drive. Also along that same drive is Anni Gunns.

      In general though St. Charles is not a foodie destination.

      FOTD

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        Bobfrmia RE: FriendOfTheDevil Sep 6, 2008 10:07 PM

        So sad. I was there just 8 or 10 years ago, and I so fell in love with St. Charles.
        Main street was so interesting, and the bar and grills, they were so much better than anything I ever had encountered before.
        Unpretentious, best bar food I ever had, and the people that work there just seem so, I don't know, casual?
        It kind of made me mad. I wanted to just scream, "Damn, don't you know this place is incredible".
        I honestly read the on line want ads for 2 years.
        I can't wait to get back to St. Charles. I hope you don't change too much.

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