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Make happy hour positively gleeful with this simple-to-put-together, well-balanced spread that hits all the high points. Serving a selection of tiny sandwiches is big fun! And the best part? Seconds are always allowed! Add a spicy pasta dish, a seasonal dessert, and trendy cocktails for a party that will really wow your guests.

About Bombay Sapphire: This world-famous gin in its distinctive blue bottle contains 10 hand-selected botanicals from exotic locations around the world. While ordinary gins boil their botanicals directly in the alcohol to achieve their flavor, Bombay Sapphire is created through the Vapour Infusion Process, which is why it is truly unique with an extraordinary smoothness and perfectly balanced taste. It’s ideal for mixing into any gin cocktail!

Mini Caprese Sandwiches with Pesto Aïoli • Gin Marinated Grilled Shrimp with Roasted Summer Vegetables in Pitas • Mini Crab & Lobster Sliders with Lemon Spread • Penne Pasta with Spicy Sausage & Mushrooms in Chili Olive Oil Sauce • Strawberry Shortcake Bars


Des Peres   |   Thurs., Aug. 8   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Bombay Sapphire presents… A LITTLE SURF, A LITTLE TURF

Since the 1960s, this classic steakhouse fare has been a winning combination. But you don’t need reservations at an expensive restaurant in order to get that delicious steak and seafood you crave. Christie gives this time-honored pairing a modern update. This impressive dinner will have your guests wondering if there is a chef hiding in your kitchen.

About Bombay Sapphire: This world-famous gin in its distinctive blue bottle contains 10 hand-selected botanicals from exotic locations around the world. While ordinary gins boil their botanicals directly in the alcohol to achieve their flavor, Bombay Sapphire is created through the Vapour Infusion Process, which is why it is truly unique with an extraordinary smoothness and perfectly balanced taste. It’s ideal for mixing into any gin cocktail!

Gouda-Filled Fritters with Bacon Mustard Dipping Sauce • Cucumber Salad with Crab & Shrimp Drizzled with Feta Dressing • Grilled Flank Steak Skewers with Candied Lemon Caper Sauce • Fresh Pasta with Salmon, Asparagus, & Basil Cream Sauce • Poffertjes (Dutch Pancakes) with Berries & Cream


Edwardsville   |   Wed., Aug. 7   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Fri., Aug. 9   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

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Go beyond the cocktail shaker and add a splash of your favorite spirits to these luscious desserts. They’re guaranteed to end your evening on a sweet note! You’ll enjoy a light dinner while your creations bake.

Chocolate Chambord & Fresh Berry Crêpe Cake • Brown Butter Bourbon Pecan Chocolate Chip Cookies • Limoncello Pudding Cake with Candied Lemons • White Chocolate Triple Sec Truffles • Piña Colada Rum Cake with Roasted Pineapple


Des Peres   |   Mon., Aug. 12   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Looking for a meal that’s sure to impress? Italian cooking is a great place to begin. Sally updates the classics and adds just the right touches to bring the flavors of Italy into your kitchen. After all, something Italian always sounds good for dinner.

Three-Meat Stuffed Toasted Ravioli with Fresh Made Marinara Sauce – served with Gnarly Head Zinfandel • Summer Caprese Salad – served with Noble Vines 242 Sauvignon Blanc • Chicken Spiedini with Lemon Wine Sauce, Toasted Almond Wild Rice Pilaf, & Grilled Summer Vegetable Medley with Garlic Lemon Butter – served with Alexander Brown Pinot Noir Z & Mercer Edge of Heaven Red Blend • Strawberry Gelato with Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies – served with Relax Riesling

$120 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Aug. 23   |   7-9 p.m.   |   JOIN WAITING LIST

Prairie Farms Dairy presents… SLIDERS, CRISPS, & SPIRITED SHAKES
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Take a break from a formal sit-down dinner and go casual these bite-sized sliders paired with crispy sides and boozy ice cream drinks. These slider meals bursting with flavor are perfect for any get-together and are a real crowd pleaser.

Beer-Steamed Beef Sliders with Grilled Onions & Tomatoes; Roasted Sweet Potato Wedges with Spicy Brown Sugar Dip – served with Not Just for Breakfast Anymore (Small Batch Brown Butter Maple Ice Cream & Jack Daniels) • Lime Salt Tortilla Chips with Pico de Gallo; Ground Chicken & Chorizo Sliders with Avocado, Queso Fresco, & Salsa – served with Golden ‘57 Chevy (Small Batch French Vanilla Ice Cream with Gold Tequila & Crème de Cacao) • Fried Cod Sliders with Caper & Lemon Relish; Spicy Fried Pickles – served with John Phillip’s Suzeaphone (Small Batch Lemon Raspberry Cheesecake Ice Cream as a Suze Tonique Float)

$100 for each couple

Bogey Hills   |   Fri., Aug. 16   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsille   |   Fri., Aug. 2   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Fri., Aug. 23   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Fri., July 26   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Dine the Tuscan way! This celebration of food and wine focuses on a menu prepared in the traditional Tuscan manner using robust, honest ingredients. It’s the next best thing to taking a trip to this magical Italian region.

Asiago Dip with Crostini & Marinated Olives • Grilled Tomato & Shallot Soup with Fresh Mozzarella & Pesto Crostini • Grilled Vegetable Salad with Creamy Chive Dressing • Balsamic Glazed Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Ragu & Caper Orzo with Basil Oil • White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Roasted Berries & Candied Lemons

$120 for each couple

Des Peres   |   Fri., July 26   |   7-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Grilling spatula in one hand and a refreshing cocktail in the other – these recipes and cocktails are the perfect combination for a successful cookout with guests – or just a casual weeknight meal.

Summer Cocktails with Deep Eddy Vodkas • Chicken Satay with Pineapple Chutney • Herb Tomato Mozzarella Salad • Beef & Portabella Burgers • Chicago-Style Steaks with Blue Cheese Butter • Teriyaki Grilled Salmon • Peachy Berry Cobbler


Edwardsville   |   Thurs., July 25   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Drinkworks Home Bar by Keurig presents… HOME IS WHERE THE BAR IS!

Come outside for a taste of summer – it’s too nice out to be cooped up in the kitchen stressing over dinner. Whether you’re using your grill to cook a family weeknight supper, a neighborhood party, or an elegant dinner for friends, these updated outdoor recipes will breathe new life into your standard grilling routine. Cocktails created using a Drinkworks drinkmaker will be served with this fabulous meal.

About Drinkworks: Think Keurig – but for cocktails! The Drinkworks drinkmaker uses their exclusive pods and the precise amounts of water, carbonation, and chilling to prepare quality cocktails, brews, ciders, and more, all at the touch of a button. With 24 different options, you can enjoy limitless possibilities on-demand. Whether it’s a celebratory family gathering or an intimate pre-dinner drink with your closest friends, let Drinkworks tend bar while you tend to your guests.

Grilled Tomato Soup with Parmesan Pesto Grilled Flatbread • Skewered BBQ Chicken with Memphis Dry Rub on Grilled Watermelon & Red Onion Salad with Chile Lime Vinaigrette • Grilled Hoisin Marinated Flank Steak & Asian Slaw with Lemongrass Dressing • Grilled Banana Bread with Toasted Marshmallows & Fudge Sauce


Des Peres   |   Thurs., July 25   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


Key West cuisine is anything but boring! A fusion of American, Cuban, African, and Southern flavors, the food is spicy, savory, and features an abundance of innovatively prepared fish and seafood. For the foodies and cocktail enthusiasts, dining in Key West is more than just a meal – it’s a real experience!

Mile 0 Margarita • Spicy Coconut Rum Cocktail • Grilled Shrimp & Avocado Salad with Lime Dressing • Tamarind Glazed Pork Skewers with Cilantro Papaya Chutney • Rum & Brown Sugar-Glazed Lobster & Island Rice with Passion Fruit Vinaigrette • Key Lime Coconut Bread with Mango Frosting


Des Peres   |   Thurs., Aug. 1   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

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Whether you’re planning a tiki bar or Fantasy Island, you can rock the tropics with this amazing and delicious dinner. Mix the cocktails and light the torches, these tropical recipes are your ticket to paradise.

Sandy Beach Martini • Frozen Pineapple Margarita • Southwest Shrimp with Spicy Cilantro Aïoli • Papaya Slaw with Ginger Vinaigrette • Cheesy Tequila Chicken • Mexican-Style Potato Gratin • Piña Colada Cake with Malibu Icing


Bogey Hills   |   Thurs., Aug. 22   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Edwardsville   |   Thurs., Aug. 22   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Thurs., Aug. 29   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Thurs., Aug. 15   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


From refreshing umbrella drinks to lively entrées to luscious desserts, smooth Caribbean rum in tropical fruit flavors adds a splash of fun to your summer cooking.

Bay Breeze • Slippery Banana • Mango Mojito • Caribbean Queen Punch • Melon Fruit Salad • Coconut Shrimp with Pineapple Rum Sauce • Grilled Chicken with Mango Salsa • Bananas Foster


Southroads   |   Mon., Aug. 26   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

Missouri Beef Industry Council & Boulevard Brewing Company presents… GRILLING WITH BOULEVARD BREWING COMPANY

We have joined forces with MBIC and Boulevard to develop a summer grilling with beer class to make cooking with beef an experience everyone will enjoy. Discover just how easy it is to prepare delicious, wholesome beef dishes that family and guests will enjoy. You’ll sample Boulevard varieties as Chef Christie Maggi uses them to flavor these seasonal recipes.

About MBIC: Missouri Beef Industry Council is knowledgeable about everything you want to know about beef, from the farm to the fork. It’s no secret that Missourians LOVE beef! It’s what’s for dinner!

About Boulevard Brewing Company: Boulevard Brewing Company, established in1989 in Kansas City, Missouri, is one of the largest specialty brewers in the Midwest. Boulevard is known for its original Pale Ale, unfiltered Wheat, Bully! Porter, Tank 7 Saison, and many other seasonal and limited release beers.

Maple Bacon Beer Sliders with Swiss & Mushrooms on Toasted Brioche Buns • Grilled Skirt Steak Salad with Chipotle Avocado Dressing & Roasted Peppers • Grilled Smoky Strip Steak with Tropical Salsa • Corn & Potato Salad • Gooey Butter Strawberry Shortcake


Bogey Hills   |   Mon., Aug. 26   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
Southroads   |   Mon., Aug. 5   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW


There’s no better way to spend an evening than sipping fine bourbon cocktails and indulging in a feast of modern American classics. Crack open a bottle of smooth, mellow, and hand-crafted Kentucky bourbon and fire up the grill. You’ll add a whole new dimension to your next backyard gathering.

Bourbon Alexander • Weekend Punch • Mixed Greens with Bourbon Vinaigrette • Rosemary Grilled Pork Tenderloin with Apple Bourbon Glaze • Grilled BBQ Ribs with Bourbon Sauce • Bacon & Bourbon Baked Beans • Bourbon Brownies


Southroads   |   Sat., Aug. 10   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Mon., July 29   |   6:30-8:30 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW

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Popular in southwestern and Mexican cooking, tamales – little packages of corn masa dough – are quickly becoming one of America’s favorite wrapped foods. They are inexpensive, easy to prepare, and highly versatile. Best of all, they can be made with all types of fillings and in limitless styles. It’s true that good things do come in small packages. Olé!

Rose Sangria • Roasted Tomato Guacamole with Chips • Red Chile & Pork Tamale • Wild Mushroom Tamale • Avocado Lime Crema • Fresh Pico de Gallo • Double Chocolate Pecan Tamale with Brown Butter Praline Sauce • plus a tasting of Mexican Beers courtesy of Rrëy.


Des Peres   |   Fri., Aug. 2   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW
West Oak   |   Fri., Aug. 23   |   6:30-9 p.m.   |   REGISTER NOW