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Paint Nite at Cafe Ventana – L.O.V.E. X-Mas II

“L.O.V.E. X-MAS II” Paint Nite at Cafe Ventana Friday, Dec 08 2017, 7:00 PM Paint Nite is invading Café Ventana with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting! We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time, or to enjoy great food and drink! Creativity on tap Express yourself! Getting creative is good for the soul (and we make it easy). A new way to play Unleash your creative spirit. No limits, no expectations—the nite is

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Paint Nite at Cafe Ventana –

“Pumpkin Time” Paint Nite at Cafe Ventana Friday, Nov 10 2017, 7:00 PM Paint Nite is invading Café Ventana with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting! We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time, or to enjoy great food and drink! Creativity on tap Express yourself! Getting creative is good for the soul (and we make it easy). A new way to play Unleash your creative spirit. No limits, no expectations—the nite is what

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Green Ghost Halloween Absinthe Experience

Experience the absinthe ritual with tasting menu & readings! Celebrate Halloween with a 3-Course absinthe tasting with absinthe education & festive readings!  Learn about absinthe & the centuries old rituals for serving it & witness the “green ghost”! Course 1 Lightly-Spiced Pork Tenderloin Medallion with an absinthe orange glaze served on a bed of swiss chard  & green onion Paired with “Death In The Afternoon”: absinthe & champagne Course 2 Absinthe Ritual:  Learn the traditional preparation & enjoy service with absinthe fountain Course 3 Absinthe-Infused Chocolate Truffle Paired with “Licorice Stick”: cola & absinthe, garnished with black licorice   BUY TICKETS

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PaintNite at Ventana – Hot In The City

“Hot in the City” Paint Nite at Cafe Ventana THIS FRIDAY! OCT 13 2017, 7:00 PM Paint Nite is invading Café Ventana with everything you need to create a one-of-a-kind painting! We’ll guide you and your friends through two lively hours of creativity, drinking, and laughing ‘til your cheeks hurt. The best part? You don’t have to be an artist to have an amazing time, or to enjoy great food and drink! Creativity on tap Express yourself! Getting creative is good for the soul (and we make it easy). A new way to play Unleash your creative spirit. No limits, no expectations—the

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Open on Thanksgiving!

We are going to be open this Thanksgiving and serving our regular menu, along with Thanksgiving-themed bakery treats! Don’t be a turkey, come on in!

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Halloween Treat or Treat!

Halloween Treat or Treat! 10/31/16 Coffee Tasting and Halloween Treats Halloween costumes get BUY ONE GET ONE FREE Coffee with pastry. Halloween inspired coffee drink specials ALL DAY and throughout event. Super-cute Halloween themed bakery treats while supplies last! (Hint: These make great gifts!) FREE Tastings of Stringbean Coffee’s Redeye Roast drip brew Location: Café Ventana, 3919 West Pine Boulevard, St. Louis, MO 63108

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SLU Appreciation Brunch! Welcome Back!

Enjoy New-Orleans Style Brunch, Live music, and special FREE perks for SLU students & faculty!   Starting 9/3/16, EVERY 1st Saturday of the month is SLU Appreciation Brunch!  

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Weekend Nawlins’-style Brunch

Join us on Saturdays & Sundays from 8am-2pm for Nawlins’-style brunch! Café Ventana’s delicious selection of New Orleans inspired brunch entrées & specialty cocktails will have your mouth watering, as well as our signature beignets and fresh baked pastries! Plus, live music from 12am-2pm!

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Proudly serving Stringbean Coffee!

We are proud to be serving Stringbean Coffee!  Local, Independent, Artisan, Fair Trade Pete started roasting coffee at home for his own consumption in March 2011, four months later Stringbean Coffee Company was started in the Summer 2011 and featured live roasts at local farmer’s markets and the demand continued to grow. Stringbean was originally Guitar Strings & Coffee Beans. The original plan was to incorporate the love of music with the love of coffee, selling vintage guitars and coffee. From the beginning the purpose was clear… produce a great coffee, be socially minded and have fun doing it, very

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St. Patrick’s Day at the Café!

St. Patrick’s Day is here, and we’re feeling lucky. You should come over and get lucky too. We’re baking Irish Sodabread Breadbowls from scratch and filling them with the goodness of Ireland:  Corned Beef and Cabbage, with Colcannon!    

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