Riverfront Times Restaurants Restaurant Guide 2013 : Page 44

or shine, live tunes swell from the patio every single day and well into the night. RUNNERS UP 2. Boogaloo 3. Riverbend Restaurant & Bar 4. Gumbo Shop 5. Hwy 61 Roadhouse Spicing St. Louisan’s Taste Buds for 18 Years! *>ÀÌÞÊ,œœ“t ˆvÌÊ&#0a;>À`Ãt &#0a;>ÀÀÞÊ"ÕÌt 7iÊ&#0a;>ÌiÀt Authentic Indian Cuisine HOUSE OF WONG It’s true that convenience can trump qual-ity, almost always to the detriment to the eater. So the next time the lure of Chinese food comes calling, put down the phone and take a cue from House of Wong. Everything here is fresh and made without that pesky MSG. Yes, it might result in a longer wait than you’re used to -its menu thoughtfully denotes which items may take a little longer to prepare -but it is worth it off every time. Classics, like hot-braised chicken and beef lo mein have a home on this menu, but so does more upscale fare, like the delicate mahi-ma-hi filet with pineapple-coconut sauce that’s topped with almonds. Vegetarians aren’t forgotten, either – the spicy “Funky Buddha” and the string beans with fried tofu are pop-ular choices. But if you just can’t break free from your house, this House delivers as well. Favorite Chinese Lunch hB Buffet ff M Mon-Sun S 11:30am-2:30pm It’s All About Spices! pappy's rule # 1 h 5 5 Fine Dining: Mon-Thurs 5-9:45pm Fri & Sat 5-10pm, Sun 5-9pm 8501 Delmar @ I-70 U ÊΣ{‡xÈLJÈnxäÊUÊÜÜÜ°…œˆÃ̏°Vœ“ RUNNERS UP 2. King Doh Restaurant 3. Mai Lee 4. Lulu’s Seafood & Dim Sum 5. Happy China HANDLEBAR Hey: Do you happen to be an artsy Russian biker with a serious jones for some gravlax? No? That’s just fine: Navigate your bike, mo-torcycle or auto in the direction of Handlebar anyway. Handlebar sports the wood-and-brick décor that’s common to many St. Louis bars, but the similarities end there. For one, it’s a bike-themed art gallery of sorts, and its menu is one of a kind: Where else in town can you find edamame rubbing shoulders with a sour Russian stew called solyanka and a pizza with peppers, bacon and pesto dubbed “Captain Yum”? We can think of ex-actly...one. Favorite Eclectic DINE IN OR CARRY OUT 3106 Olive Street, St. Louis, MO 63103 314.535.4340 | pappyssmokehouse.com HOURS: Mon. – Fri. 11 am – 8 pm* * May close earlier if we sell out of food. Sat. – Sun. 11 am – 4 pm* best ribs Since Day one voted RUNNERS UP 2. Plush 3. Mosaic 4. The Shaved Duck 5. Atomic Cowboy 44 | RESTAURANTS | A SPECIAL RIVERFRONT TIMES ADVERTISING SECTION

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HOUSE OF WONG <br /> <br /> It’s true that convenience can trump quality, almost always to the detriment to the eater. So the next time the lure of Chinese food comes calling, put down the phone and take a cue from House of Wong. Everything here is fresh and made without that pesky MSG. Yes, it might result in a longer wait than you’re used to - its menu thoughtfully denotes which items may take a little longer to prepare - but it is worth it off every time. Classics, like hot-braised chicken and beef lo mein have a home on this menu, but so does more upscale fare, like the delicate mahi-mahi filet with pineapple-coconut sauce that’s topped with almonds. Vegetarians aren’t forgotten, either – the spicy “Funky Buddha” and the string beans with fried tofu are popular choices. But if you just can’t break free from your house, this House delivers as well.<br /> <br /> RUNNERS UP<br /> <br /> 2. King Doh Restaurant<br /> <br /> 3. Mai Lee<br /> <br /> 4. Lulu’s Seafood & Dim Sum<br /> <br /> 5. Happy China

Eclectic

HANDLEBAR <br /> <br /> Hey: Do you happen to be an artsy Russian biker with a serious jones for some gravlax? No? That’s just fine: Navigate your bike, motorcycle or auto in the direction of Handlebar anyway. Handlebar sports the wood-andbrick décor that’s common to many St. Louis bars, but the similarities end there. For one, it’s a bike-themed art gallery of sorts, and its menu is one of a kind: Where else in town can you find edamame rubbing shoulders with a sour Russian stew called solyanka and a pizza with peppers, bacon and pesto dubbed “Captain Yum”? We can think of exactly... one.<br /> <br /> RUNNERS UP<br /> <br /> 2. Plush<br /> <br /> 3. Mosaic<br /> <br /> 4. The Shaved Duck<br /> <br /> 5. Atomic Cowboy

Pappy's Smokehouse Bbq

 
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