Congratulations to the folks at Sidney Street Cafe, which just celebrated its 10th anniversary earlier this month. To commemorate the milestone, chef KEVIN NASHAN and his kitchen staff will be partnering with 10 chefs from St. Louis and beyond for a one-of-a-kind dining experience early next year. The roster of chefs is a veritable culinary who's who, and includes GERARD CRAFT of Niche Restaurant Group, KEVIN WILLMANN of Farmhaus and JOSH GALLIANO of The Libertine. The event will be held at Sidney Street Cafe on Jan. 20, with passed apps and cocktails being served beginning at 6:30 p.m. and dinner kicking off at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $195 per person. For the full chef roster and to purchase tickets, go online at brownpapertickets.com.
The St. Louis Centennial Beer Festival will return to the Moulin event space Feb. 20 through Feb. 22 with more than 200 beers from across metro St. Louis, the U.S. and the world available for tasting. St. Louis-area craft brewers participating will include Schlafly, Urban Chestnut, Six Row, Perennial, 4 Hands, Civil Life, O'Fallon, Cathedral Square, Crown Valley, 2nd Shift, Kirkwood Station, Charleville, Square One, Alpha, Side Project, Ferguson, Augusta and Exit 6. This year, the festival has added a tasting session on Friday, Feb. 21; and will kick off with a Brewmaster Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 20, featuring beers from 4 Hands Brewing Company. KEVIN LEMP and WILL JOHNSTON of 4 Hands will discuss the five beer courses to be paired with dishes created by Moulin's executive chef RYAN LUKE. Tickets are available at CentennialBeerFestival.com.
The latest food truck to hit the scene is Smoke N Motion, the mobile arm of Que in the Lou BBQ & Gourmet Catering. The truck has a variety of soups and sandwiches on hand, and the selection is scheduled to change monthly. For orders of more than 15, they'll even deliver to your place of business with 24-hour notice. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for info or to place an order. Follow the truck via Twitter @smokeNmotion.