The Kirkwood Farmer's Market Advisory Committee is putting on A Tasteful Evening at Kirkwood Farmer's Market on Friday, June 27, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. The event will feature a variety of farm-to-table selections from local chefs like EDDIE NEILL, STEVE GONTRAM and more, utilizing ingredients from the best local purveyors. Tickets are $45 per person, with proceeds benefiting improvements to the market. Call 822-0084 or go to downtownkirkwood.com for more info.
Now that summer's here, there are plenty of food-truck happenings to report. Clayton kicked off its Food Truck Sundays series earlier this month, with events planned for the second Sunday of the month, June through August, from 4 to 8 p.m. in Shaw Park. In addition to a variety of local food trucks, there will be live music and activities for the kids. More details are available at claytonmo.gov/events. Food Truck Frenzy will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, and Saturday, Aug. 16, at Fort Zumwalt Park (1000 Jessup Drive in O’Fallon). The historic Heald Home in the park will be open for tours at $2 per person during the events. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets for seating. Admission and parking are free. For more info, call the events hotline at 636-379-5614.
Mike Shannon’s Grill is now open at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport. The new restaurant and bar, located on the A Concourse, is the third location for the family-owned steak and seafood restaurant, named for the former St. Louis Cardinals player and the team’s longtime broadcaster. Mike Shannon’s Grill, located near Gate A12, features 90 seats in the dining and bar, and has a custom display of baseballs, bats, jerseys and other sports memorabilia. Menu items include salads, wraps, soups and burgers among other items, along with a breakfast menu.