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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 served on a bed of swiss chard with an absinthe orange glaze & green onion Paired with “Death In The Afternoon”: absinthe & champagne Course 2 Absinthe Ritual:  Learn the traditional preparation & service with fountain Course 3 Absinthe-Infused Chocolate Truffle Paired with “Licorice Stick”: cola & absinthe, garnished with black licorice   BUY TICKETS NOW!

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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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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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IKEA Customer Discounts!

Doing your some shopping at IKEA St. Louis?  Bring your receipt to Café Ventana, Diablitos Cantina, or Sanctuaria Wild Tapas within 24 hours and receive a 10% discount of your bill with receipt!* *Alcoholic beverages not included.  

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10% OFF for Grand Center Patrons!

Support the Arts in Grand Center, and we reward you! See a show, GET 10% OFF*! It’s Easy! For any patron of the arts attending a performance in Grand Center, just show your ticket stub on the night of performance and get 10% off* your bill!   Whether it’s dinner n’ drinks before, or dessert n’ drinks after, we invite you to enjoy our elegant atmosphere and extraordinary culinary fare and save!   Honored Organizations: St. Louis Symphony The Fox Theatre The Contemporary Art Museum New Line Theatre Upstream Theatre The Black Rep Bach Society of St. Louis Chamber Music Society of St.

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Cafe Ventana’s Beignets Featured on RFT “Sugar High” Blog

Sugar High – Cafe Ventana’s Beignets, an Airy Sugar-Dusted Fritter to Go with a Cup of Joe By Mabel Suen Tue., May 6 2014 at 10:00 AM Welcome to Sugar High, a series devoted solely to spotlighting the best ways to sate a sweet tooth in St. Louis. We’ll sample the best the city has to offer at restaurants, bakeries and holes-in-the-wall, and provide some insight on how these confections are made along the way. An order of Cafe Ventana’s beignets. | Photos by Mabel Suen Cafe Ventana (3919 West Pine Boulevard; 314-531-7500), a self-proclaimed “bohemian bistro with a French Quarter feel,” offers the

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