APRIL 14-MAY 23, 2012
Art Saint Louis proudly presents our next exhibit, Food, Glorious Food, on view in the Art Saint Louis North Gallery from Saturday, April 14 through Wednesday, May 23, 2012. Please join us on Saturday evening, April 14, from 6-8 p.m. for a free reception featuring a special BLOCK PARTY.

THE DISH?

Food. Wine. Art. And you’re invited. Art Saint Louis presents a month-long harvest of local talent featuring some of our region’s finest artists, wineries, restaurants and home cooking. At the center of it all are two lovely exhibits: Food, Glorious Food and Honor Awards 2012.

APRIL 14 BLOCK PARTY

Take the exceptional energy level of an Art Saint Louis opening and kick it up several notches. Our FREE opening reception for Food, Glorious Food and Honor Awards 2012 will spotlight original art by of some of our region’s most talented artists, including a number of Award of Excellence-winners from our 2011 exhibitions. In addition, we’ll enjoy live jazz courtesy of Jazz St. Louis, live art by Jennifer Hayes, Dawson Morgan, Erin Rieke and Henryk Ptasiewicz, and door prizes courtesy of Foodie STL, St. Louis Rams and Circus Flora. To add to it all, we’ll be treated to a selection of fine wines by Stone Hill Winery, Eleven Eleven Mississippi and St. James Winery.

And what about the food, you ask? A fleet of food trucks is slated to converge on Washington Avenue for our guests. Visit Sauce Magazine’s Food Truck Row right in front of the Art Saint Louis Gallery featuring delicious food for sale by The Falafelwhich Wagon, Completely Sauced, The Sausage Syndicate and The Sweet Divine. This party promises to be a grand occasion and we hope to see you there!

 

A Tasting Station Movable Feast in the Art Saint Louis Gallery with menu to include:

Vodka Cocktail & Amuse Bouche

• Vodka by Purus Organic Wheat Vodka

• Cucumber Cup filled with Smoked Trout Salad with Pickled Watermelon Radish. Watermelon courtesy of Earth Dance Farms.

• Toast Point with Herb Butter, Watermelon Radish Pickle and Smoked Salt

Pickled Watermelon Radish created by Something Elegant Catering. Watermelon courtesy of Earth Dance Farms. Photo by Linda Pilcher.Pickled Watermelon Radish created by Something Elegant Catering. Watermelon courtesy of Earth Dance Farms. Photo by Linda Pilcher.

Tasting Station 1

• Focaccia with Grilled Zucchini, Fresh Mozzarella and Olivada

• Paella Salad with Spicy Lamb Sausage, Sweet Peppers, Orzo, Cherry Tomatoes, and Portobellos

Tasting Station 2

• Penne with Peas, Spring Herb Pesto, Pecorino and Pea Shoots

• Pan-Roasted Salmon with Spiced Lentils and Herb Salad

Tasting Station 3

• Grilled Asparagus and Goat Cheese Quesadillas

• Grilled Chicken Breasts with Espresso Barbecue Sauce

Wines

In addition to all of the great food created by Something Elegant Catering,

each Tasting Station will include a delicious wine pairing provided by Golden Barrell.

Dessert & Coffee Station

• Gourmet Coffee courtesy of Mississippi Mud Coffee

• Butterscotch Blondies with Peanut-Pretzel Caramel

• Tiny White Chocolate Cupcakes with Butter Cream and Toasted Coconut

• Iced Lemon Bars

• Designer Chocolates by Oh! Sheila