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Who's down for a piece of American history, or pie? Just an hour from St. Louis on I 55, on the classic route 66, is the Ariston Cafe. This has an old time dinner/supper club feel with a soup and salad bar and a fantastic menu! Anything from fancy shrimp and steak, to a classic entree with traditional sides, a casual Reuben or a cheeseburger! The homemade desserts are out of this world!!! Make room for them. There are plenty of pies and cakes to choose from. Pick them all! Not surprisingly, the cafe has won several awards, including the Illinois Route 66 Hall of Fame and the National Register of Historic Places. There's a lot of history about the Ariston Cafe. This will be a fun day trip in the Autumn. Bring a friend along & enjoy
Dear Dudes Dining and Dives members,
A number of members have expressed concern about meetup events where they are uncertain about the vaccination status of others attending. I share this concern.
We ask that you only come to events if you are vaccinated. We are not going to ask for proof, but we hope you will respect this. And I have confidence that you will respect it. A recent Human Rights Campaign survey (see link below) has indicated that 92% LGBTQ+ adults have at least one Covid-19 shot. This is encouraging.
We respect the fact that some people have medical conditions that prohibit getting the vaccine.
We want to protect not only ourselves, but each other as well. Thank you for your cooperation and your understanding.
CREOLE WITH A SPLASH OF SOUL is one of the newest black-owned businesses to hit the Grove. Menu highlights include shrimp and grits, gumbo, catfish, steak and salmon, fried chicken, Cajun Pasta, sweet creole wings, mac and cheese, and fried green tomatoes (Towanda!). There's both on-street and off-street parking available.
The owner of CREOLE WITH A SPLASH OF SOUL is willing to reserve the entire restaurant for our event. So PLEASE, show appreciation and respect. If you RSVP and can't go, please change your RSVP so they can have an accurate number of guests to prepare for.
Also, they are a new business and still trying to find their footing, so please be patient with the staff. And please be vaccinated if you come.
Brunch is the epitome of all things breakfast. Add a cheery atmosphere, and 32 men, unlimited Mimosa and a bloody Mary menu & you've got perfection! Granite City Grill features traditional breakfast such as bacon. eggs, sausage, fruit, some lunch & savory foods too.
Brunch is 18.99 per person which includes: the CREATION STATIONS:
You’re the boss. Create your perfect Omelet, Benedict or Breakfast Sandwich.
The chef’s favorite recipes, something new every week.
CARVING STATION: Whatever they decide to feature for the day. (ham or prime rib)
UNLIMITED MIMOSA: 10.00 per person: They supply the bottle and juices, you do the rest.
THE BLOODY MARY EXPERIENCE: With over 300 combinations in their Bloody Mary's, you’ll never get bored!